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County Reports More Flu-Related Deaths Bringing Total To 251

County Reports More Flu-Related Deaths Bringing Total To 251

Feb. 14
By City News Service

A total of 20 influenza-related deaths were reported last week in San Diego County, bringing this flu season's total fatalities in the region to 251, the county Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

Sharp Health Plan Earns Top Marks From Nonprofit Ratings ...

Sharp Health Plan Earns Top Marks From Nonprofit Ratings Group

Feb. 14
By Kenny Goldberg

The nonprofit National Committee for Quality Assurance has given San Diego’s Sharp Health Plan its highest rating.

Report: California Facing Major Shortage Of Behavioral He...

Report: California Facing Major Shortage Of Behavioral Health Professionals

Feb. 13
By Kenny Goldberg

California needs to find a way to replace its aging behavioral health workforce, according to a new report from UCSF's Healthforce Center.

Festival Celebrates Fermented Food And Drinks

Festival Celebrates Fermented Food And Drinks

Feb. 8
By Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge

The 4th annual Fermented Food Festival takes place Sunday in Encinitas. UC San Diego biologist Rob Knight will deliver the keynote and discuss the links between fermented food and gut health.

UC San Diego Research Finds More Children Affected By Fet...

UC San Diego Research Finds More Children Affected By Fetal Alcohol Disorders Than Previously Thought

Feb. 7
By Kenny Goldberg

New research from UC San Diego reveals fetal alcohol disorders may be more prevalent than autism.

UC San Diego Research Reveals Potential New Area Of Explo...

UC San Diego Research Reveals Potential New Area Of Exploration For Female Infertility

Feb. 5
By Kenny Goldberg

Researchers at UC San Diego have discovered what could be a new avenue to explore for answers to female infertility

Bill To Give California More Oversight Over Health Plan M...

Bill To Give California More Oversight Over Health Plan Mergers Clears State Assembly

Feb. 5
By Kenny Goldberg

The California Assembly has approved a measure that would give state regulators the power to reject proposed health plan mergers.

Blood Bank Low On Donations Amidst Record Flu Season In S...

Blood Bank Low On Donations Amidst Record Flu Season In San Diego

Feb. 2
By Matt Hoffman

With a low number of donations, the blood bank said they have begun rationing supplies to local hospitals.

When A Tragedy Occurs, San Diego's TIP Volunteers Respond...

When A Tragedy Occurs, San Diego's TIP Volunteers Respond With Emotional Support

Feb. 2
By Kenny Goldberg

When someone experiences a traumatic event in San Diego County, specially-trained volunteers from the TIP program offer emotional first aid.

University Of California's Largest Union Plans Action To ...

University Of California's Largest Union Plans Action To Protest Wage Proposal

Feb. 1
By City News Service

A protest at Thornton Hospital is among the actions planned across the state Thursday by the University of California's largest union to push back against proposals they say disproportionately hurt low-wage workers of color.

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