- Aug. 28
Two controversial health bills will face their final votes in the California legislature in the next two weeks.
The 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina brings up painful memories for some San Diegans. We hear from a woman who relocated after losing everything to the storm and how San Diegans helped out in the aftermath.
- Aug. 27
New research reveals 75 percent of Covered California health plans have narrow provider networks.
A new study finds that 25 percent of female sex workers in northern Mexico entered the sex trade as minors.
- Aug. 26
The Field Poll found 58 percent of registered California voters support extending Medi-Cal services to immigrants not currently eligible for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, while 39 percent are opposed.
A new study finds that survival rates for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) did not improve with invasive treatment, adding fuel to the argument that some cancers are treated too aggressively.
- Aug. 24
A 73-year-old Del Mar man was confirmed Monday as the year's first human case of West Nile virus in the San Diego region.
- Aug. 24
A bill that would require Californians to be at least 21 years old to buy cigarettes has been introduced in the Legislature’s special session.
- Aug. 20
According to the SANDAG, 15 percent of women and 13 percent of men arrested in San Diego County last year tested positive for heroin or some sort of opiate.
Researchers at UC San Diego find a popular smoking cessation drug is not boosting the numbers of smokers who quit.