Scripps Health News, Press Releases, Wellness Tips and More

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Scripps in the News | January 18, 2021

Scripps CEO Discusses Expansion of COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

As heard on KPBS, Chris Van Gorder discussed plans to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to people 65 and older, as well as supply issues.
Scripps in the News | December 28, 2020

KPBS-TV Features Scripps Nurse Practitioner on COVID-19 Front Lines

KPBS-TV featured Scripps nurse practitioner Charlotte Thomas as part of its “Pandemic Profiles” series. Thomas works in the ICU at Scripps Mercy Chula Vista.
Scripps in the News | December 28, 2020

Scripps ER Doctor Pleads With Public to Stay Home for Holidays

In a San Diego Union-Tribune article, Scripps emergency physician Juan Tovar, MD, pleaded with the public to help avoid spreading the coronavirus further.
Scripps in the News | December 22, 2020

Critical Need to Continue Cancer Screenings Amid Pandemic

The San Diego Union-Tribune interviewed Thomas Buchholz, MD, about the need for patients to continue their cancer screenings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Scripps in the News | December 3, 2020

National Spotlight on Soccer Star Now Serving Residency at Scripps

National media outlets profiled former USWNT soccer star, Rachel Buehler Van Hollebeke, MD, now a resident training at Scripps Mercy Chula Vista.
Scripps in the News | November 24, 2020

CBS 8 Story Features Champion Inline Skater’s Heart Valve Repair

CBS 8 News featured Roger Olson’s story along with Matthew Price, MD, the Scripps cardiologist who placed a MitraClip device in the patient’s heart.
Scripps in the News | November 18, 2020

Scripps CMO Says Hospitals Bracing for COVID-19 Spike After Thanksgiving

Chief Medical Officer Ghazala Sharieff, MD, told KPBS that Scripps Health is bracing for a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations following the Thanksgiving...
Scripps in the News | November 16, 2020

New Approach to Lung Cancer Diagnoses at Scripps Makes Headlines

News outlets recently interviewed Samir Makani, MD, about new technology at Scripps that aims to diagnose lung diseases and lung cancer earlier.
Scripps in the News | November 10, 2020

Scripps Expert Discuses Positive Results from COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

Dr. Anil Keswani told Fox 5 News that early results from Pfizer’s clinical trial of an mRNA-based coronavirus vaccine are encouraging.
Scripps in the News | October 29, 2020

News Spotlight on Proposed Changes to Colorectal Cancer Screening

KUSI interviews Scripps oncologist Thomas Buchholz, MD, about the recommended change in colon cancer screenings to reach younger adults.