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    LGBT Weekly Previews Free Scripps Prostate Cancer Lecture

    LGBT Weekly recently published a preview story about an educational lecture on prostate cancer that Scripps Health will present on Oct. 7. The event is free and open to the public and will be led by a team of medical experts from Scripps. Attendees will learn about screening guidelines and different ...

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    Scripps Cardiologist Applauds FDA Clearance of Smartphone Device

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, applauded the Food and Drug Administration’s recent clearance of the AliveCor smartphone ECG device for detecting atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat that significantly increase the risk of a stroke. “It’s a positive ...

    • Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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    Scripps Clinic Doctor Offers Tips to Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

    Scripps Clinic family medicine specialist John Dawkins, MD, was a guest on KUSI’s 5 p.m. news on Tuesday and shared some valuable tips on how to protect yourself from heat stroke and heat exhaustion during the hot summer months. In San Diego, the hottest months are usually August, September ...

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    Smartphones Could Hold Key to Medicine's Future

    What does the Uber smartphone app have to do with medicine? Everything, according to Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD. Just as Uber and other ridesharing services have upended the taxi business in cities across the globe, smartphone-based wireless health apps and devices are ...

    • Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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    Scripps Digital Health Director Featured in Consumer Reports

    How effective are wireless health devices at keeping consumers healthy? “That’s the big question,” said Steven Steinhubl, MD, Scripps Health director of digital medicine, in a recent Consumer Reports article. With hundreds of gadgets on the market for tracking a wide array of body ...

    • Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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    Scripps Patient Who Cracked Genetic Disease Link Profiled by Science Website

    After developing two seemingly independent and equally rare genetic conditions — one affecting her heart and the other damaging her nervous system — Scripps Health patient Kim Goodsell took things into her own hands. She was convinced that her unusual medical combination was more than ...

    • Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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    Scripps CEO's Book on Leadership to be Published in November

    The San Diego Business Journal interviewed Chris Van Gorder about his upcoming management book, “The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up,” which will be published in November. In the Business Journal story, Van Gorder describes the book as “a personal story ...

    • Monday, August 18th, 2014
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    Scripps Wireless Health Researcher Offers Tips to App, Device Developers

    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers recently turned Eric Topol, MD at Scripps Health for advice on designing wireless sensors and apps.

    • Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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    Roots of San Diego Science Hub Linked to Scripps Facilities, Researchers

    Scripps Health has played an important role in the evolution of San Diego’s Torrey Pines Mesa scientific hub since 1924.

    • Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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    Patients' Cost Sensitivity Worries Some Doctors

    As more health plans have high deductibles and coinsurance rates, cost conversations between doctors and their patients are becoming more frequent. Anthony Chong MD, associate chief medical officer of Scripps Coastal Medical Center is featured in an Aug. 13 Modern Healthcare story exploring cost ...

    • Wednesday, August 13th, 2014