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    Scripps Expert Shares Insights on Vasectomy with U-T San Diego

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in U-T San Diego, Edward Ferrer, MD, explains the safety and effectiveness of vasectomies, including techniques that don’t require a scalpel. Visit U-T San Diego to read The Truth About Vasectomy.

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    Future of Health Care Article Features Scripps Physician, Researcher

    A Los Angeles Times article about the future of medicine featured Scripps Health cardiologist and Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD. The article highlighted his new book, “The Patient Will See You Now,” and explored new technology that promises to track everything from heart rate and ...

    • Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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    KPBS Interviews Scripps Cardiologist About New Book

    Scripps Health cardiologist and Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, discussed his new book, “The Patient Will See You Now,” during radio and TV interviews with KPBS in San Diego. Listen to and watch the KPBS interviews: How Your Smartphone Is Changing Modern Medicine

    • Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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    No Layoffs Philosophy Works Even in an Unpredictable Economy

    Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder shares in the Harvard Business Review blog how job security makes for healthier, more productive and loyal employees. Van Gorder highlights three key practices that support this no-layoff philosophy: 1. A preference for insiders 2. Serious accountability 3. ...

    • Monday, January 26th, 2015
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    Scripps Pancreatic Cancer Expert Interviewed in Coast News

    In a recent article published in the Coast News, Carmel Valley resident Darren Sigal, MD, shared his insights into the latest developments in pancreatic cancer treatment. Dr. Sigal is a gastrointestinal oncologist at Scripps Clinic who also conducts clinical research to help find more effective ways ...

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    Column by Scripps Physician Explores Ownership of DNA Data

    In a guest column for the website Medium, Scripps Health cardiologist and researcher Eric Topol, MD, explored what the much publicized battle between the California consumer genomics company 23andMe and the Food and Drug Administration reveals about the larger, more complex debate over control of ...

    • Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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    Scripps Offers Tips for Avoiding the Flu

    Dr. Jim LaBelle, chief medical officer at Scripps Health, was a guest on Good Morning San Diego to discuss seasonal influenza. In his interview he shared facts on the flu vaccine, hand hygiene and how to treat symptoms.

    • Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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    Scripps Cancer Conference Previewed by Scientific Research News Service

    Science and research news service Phys.org recently published a preview of Scripps Health’s 35th annual Hematology and Oncology Conference, planned for Feb. 14 through Feb. 17. The event will bring together experts from the nation’s leading cancer centers to explore ways to bring the ...

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    Scripps Celebration of Nancarrow Garden Draws Media Coverage

    Local media attention focused last week on the late San Diego TV newsman Loren Nancarrow and the dedication of a healing garden in his name at the Scripps Radiation Therapy Center in La Jolla. Loren’s wife, Susie, and their three children, Graham, Hannah and Britta, were joined by the longtime ...

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    Scripps MD Discusses Power of Online Patient Communities

    Scripps Health cardiologist and Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, told iHealthBeat that the growing popularity of online patient communities is helping to reshape the doctor-patient relationship. Listen to the iHealthBeat report: Online Patient Communities Empowering Patients, Transforming Care

    • Wednesday, January 21st, 2015