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  • Scripps Tips – November 2010

    Blueprint for Health Systems’ Response to Health Care Reform Taking Shape in San Diego Scripps Health recently implemented a new management model for its five hospital campuses and 20 outpatient centers that is drawing the attention of health providers nationwide. The move is designed to cut costs, ...

  • Scripps Tips - September 2007

    New Laser Technology Takes Aim at Stroke Patients in Scripps Clinical Trial A recently launched clinical research trial at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas is exploring whether a new treatment using infrared energy can be effective in improving outcomes for ischemic stroke patients. Ischemic ...

  • Health and Wellness

    The New Sleep Medications: A Dream Come True?

    by Brad Schnierow, M.D. Have you seen the television commercial with the man tossing and turning in bed, unable to sleep until a glowing little butterfly floats into his room and eases him into dreamland? The butterfly is a modern version of Mr. Sandman, and the commercial advertises one of a ...

    • Tuesday, March 28th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Wanted: A Good Night's Sleep

    by Patrick Wolcott, M.D., sleep medicine specialist, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla It’s 3 a.m. and you’re wide awake. Again. Counting sheep didn’t work. Changing positions didn’t work. Even those late-night infomercials couldn’t bore you to sleep. Now you’re ...

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    You Don't Have to Live with Sleep Apnea

    My dad snored. So it came as no surprise to me when I found out I was a snorer. It was easy enough to dismiss this with a laugh. I didn’t recognize the possibility that my snoring might be indicative of a problem. I simply considered it to be part of who I was. Like so many of us, I became ...

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    Somnoplasty: A Treatment Solution for a Good Night's Sleep

    It’s happened to all of us: we sleeplessly toss and turn while the person next door snorts and snarfs his way through the night. “Millions of people snore, most of them men over the age of 20,” said Robert Bone, MD, chief of Head and Neck Surgery and Otology at Scripps Clinic in ...