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    Scripps Weighs In On Medical Scope Contamination

    Scripps Chief Medical Officer, Dr. James LaBelle, was quoted in a U-T San Diego story about how San Diego area hospitals are reacting to the recent medical scope contamination issues other hospitals have faced. In the story, Dr. LaBelle discusses the importance of quality control procedures to ...

    • Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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    U-T Features Scripps Donor on Eve of Heart Hospital Opening

    Scripps Health supporter and leading San Diego philanthropist Conrad Prebys was recently featured in a front-page Sunday article in U-T San Diego. The story chronicled his business successes and more recent emergence as one of the most important financial donors in the San Diego community, including ...

    • Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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    Findings from Scripps Clinic May Boost Weight Loss

    Scripps Clinic Center for Weight Management found that people who ate half a grapefruit with every meal for 12 weeks lost an average of 4 pounds. The study was recently featured by Yahoo! News in a story highlighting ways to boost your metabolism.

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    Coast News Article Explores Scripps' Leadership in Radiation Oncology

    The Coast News community newspaper recently published an article featuring Ray Lin, MD, medical director of the Scripps Radiation Therapy Center. In the article, Dr. Lin provides insights into how advanced technology and clinical research are improving quality of care for cancer patients at ...

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    Scripps Cardiologist Weighs in on Dietary Fat Guidelines

    The evidence supporting long-held dietary guidelines for fat in foods is weak, Scripps Health cardiologist Eric Topol, MD, told the U-T San Diego. His comments were part of an article about a new study that found no health benefits resulting from a reduction of fat consumption. Read the U-T San ...

    • Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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    Scripps Cancer Expert Appears on KUSI to Share Cancer Prevention Tips

    A recent national survey showed that most Americans aren’t aware of important risk factors that are linked to cancer, such as physical inactivity and poor nutrition. Scripps medical oncologist Marin Xavier, MD, appeared on KUSI News to help educate people about behaviors that can help make a ...

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    Cigna-Scripps Collaboration Featured in San Diego Business Journal

    The San Diego Business Journal featured a story in its Feb. 9 issue on the Cigna Collaborative Care program launched in January by Scripps and Cigna Healthcare. The program aims to better coordinate services between providers and patients and improve efficiency and quality of care. Read the ...

    • Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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    Scripps Measles Expert Discusses Outbreak with Encinitas Advocate

    The recent measles outbreak tied to Disneyland has caused much discussion about parents who fail to vaccinate their children. It’s a discussion the Encinitas Advocate took on recently in an article that featured Mark Shalauta MD., Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo family medicine specialist, ...

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    Leadership Excellence Features Cover Story On Chris Van Gorder

    Leadership Excellence featured Chris Van Gorder on the cover of its February issue.The story focused on Chris Van Gorder’s new book, “The Front-Line Leader,” and discussed leadership lessons drawn from Chris’ career, highlighting his years at the helm of Scripps. See the article in Leadership ...

    • Monday, February 9th, 2015
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    TV Covers Scripps Sponsored Yoga Event

    Scripps Health partnered with the Downtown San Diego Partnership to offer a free yoga class under the Unconditional Surrender statue as part of the Healthy Living in the City initiative. Fox 5 interviewed Elizabeth Kaback, MD, a cardiologist with the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. Watch ...