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    Scripps Health Enrolling Patients In Landmark Study Of Novel Approach To Treat Challenging Hypertension

    Scripps Health is now enrolling patients in a clinical trial of an investigational treatment that shows promise to control high blood pressure by calming hyperactive nerves. The procedure, called renal denervation, could potentially help the nearly 6 million Americans and 100 million people ...

    • Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
  • News

    Scripps Doctors Study Novel New Device to Diagnose Irregular Heart Beat

    A study conducted at Scripps Health has found that a novel new heart monitoring device helped emergency room patients avoid unnecessary follow-up care.

  • Scripps in the News

    New Test May Predict the Possibility of a Heart Attack

    New findings from a landmark research study led by Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) – a collaborative program between Scripps Health and The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) – shows a promising new blood test may be useful in helping doctors predict who is at risk for an imminent ...

  • Patient Stories

    Is It Your Stomach—Or Your Heart?

    Calista Davis thought she had indigestion. A dynamic human resources professional who works for the San Diego County YMCA, Davis is naturally high-energy and loves travel, exploring and hiking. In early 2011, walking the hills of San Francisco with a physician friend, she found herself breathless ...

    • Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
  • Patient Stories

    Racing to Heart Health

    Athlete Mary Rose competes in outrigger paddling, skis, kayaks and even scales the peaks of ice-covered canyons. Her heart has always been the means to achieving her active lifestyle. She never gave it more than a passing thought. Until 2009, when three separate episodes of heart palpitations sent ...

    • Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
  • Patient Stories

    Strides in Heart Care for Women

    Bonnie Miller always looked forward to her walks with her dog, Buddy—until this fall, when walking triggered a burning sensation in her lungs. That sensation, plus ongoing debilitating fatigue and nausea, sent her to Scripps. Within days of first being seen by family medicine physician ...

    • Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    10 Things You May Not Know About Your Heart

    Heart disease is the number one killer of women—and it’s largely preventable. Despite how common it is, many women still don’t know how to take care of their heart health and reduce their risk factors for the disease. Find out if you know your heart health facts. Take the heart health quiz. Learn ...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    Tips to Prevent Heart Disease in Women

    Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Our heart health infographic provides tips to help women live a healthy lifestyle and prevent heart disease.

  • Health and Wellness

    How to Lower Your Cholesterol Without a Prescription

    In November of 2011, Lipitor, the best selling drug in the history of pharmaceuticals went off patent, allowing a cheaper, generic version of the cholesterol-lowering drug to enter the market. The move made a popular medication more affordable for many Americans – but still not tolerable for ...

    • Friday, January 13th, 2012
  • Scripps in the News

    Putting Heart Attacks on Ice

    Scripps is Transforming Heart Medicine Al Fields had a heart attack while running. He says he doesn’t remember much about that day. But when he woke up four days later at Scripps, he discovered his body had been cooled drastically – placed in therapeutic hypothermic state to help him heal. See how ...

    • Thursday, November 17th, 2011