Category Archives: Health

Scripps’ Hubert Greenway, M.D., Receives Frederic E. Mohs Award for Skin Cancer Service

Hubert Greenway MD Scripps Skin Cancer Award WinnerHubert Greenway, M.D., chairman of Mohs and dermatologic surgery at Scripps Clinic, received the Frederic E. Mohs Award from the American College of Mohs Surgery at the college’s annual meeting in San Francisco on April 28. 

The award honors Dr. Greenway’s lifetime achievements in promoting Mohs surgery for skin cancer, through teaching, clinical practice, scientific contributions, innovation, mentorship and service. 

Unique surgical technique

The late Dr. Mohs developed the Mohs surgical technique, which involves surgically removing skin cancer layer by layer and examining the tissue microscopically until healthy, cancer-free tissue around the tumor is reached. The technique’s precision, tissue-preserving capabilities and success rates of up to 99 percent make it a preferred treatment for various skin cancers. Continue Reading

San Diego Based International Bipolar Foundation Fights Stigma with Shared Stories

Thousands of people with bipolar disorder will share their personal success stories through social media in honor of the 4th Annual World Bipolar Day on Thursday, March 30. The educational campaign is a project of the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) as part of their ongoing efforts to bring awareness to bipolar conditions and to eliminate… Continue Reading