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How Mexico Court’s Ruling On Marijuana Affects The Drug War

Nov. 9
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Peggy Pico
How Mexico Court’s Ruling On Marijuana Affects The Drug War

Amid the violent drug war in Mexico, that has led to the killing and disappearance of tens of thousand of people, justices opened the door to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Tri-City Workers Rally Outside Hospital Fundraiser

Nov. 9
Promise Yee
Tri-City Workers Rally Outside Hospital Fundraiser

Front line workers at Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside protested outside a hospital fundraising dinner at a Carlsbad resort Saturday night. Contract negotiations have been at an impasse since the previous contract expired in April.

First Person: "There's Life After Breast Cancer"

First Person: "There's Life After Breast Cancer"

Feb. 20
By Marissa Cabrera

Breast cancer runs in Sheri Hendrix’s family. But because her mom didn’t have it and she was under the age of 45, doctors told her she could put off getting a mammogram. Now, she’s glad she didn’t.

Single-Payer Health Care System Proposed For California

Single-Payer Health Care System Proposed For California

Feb. 17
By Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

Democratic state lawmakers have introduced a bill to create a single-payer health care system for all Californians, including immigrants living in the state illegally.

Without Obamacare Or A Replacement, 370,000 In San Diego County Cou...

Without Obamacare Or A Replacement, 370,000 In San Diego County Could Lose Insurance

Feb. 16
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource, Joe Yerardi / inewsource

About 370,000 San Diego County residents (4.7 million in the state) — or one in nine — who could lose health coverage if the insurance provisions in Obamacare, or the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), go away.

City Heights Groups Want East African Immigrants To See A Doctor Be...

City Heights Groups Want East African Immigrants To See A Doctor Before They Need One

Feb. 14
By Tarryn Mento

San Diego County and its community partners are marking Valentine’s Day with free health health screenings, including in City Heights.

The San Diego Blood Bank Putting Greater Focus On Research

The San Diego Blood Bank Putting Greater Focus On Research

Feb. 14
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The San Diego Blood Bank is more than a blood donation center. Amid a drop in demand for transfusions, the blood bank is expanding its services and customizing blood products for the local scientific research community.

San Diegans Encouraged To Get Blood Pressure Checked On Valentine's...

San Diegans Encouraged To Get Blood Pressure Checked On Valentine's Day

Feb. 13
By Kenny Goldberg, City News Service

San Diegans are being encouraged to love their heart on Valentine’s Day by getting their blood pressure checked.

Imperial Valley Food Bank Launches Capital Campaign

Imperial Valley Food Bank Launches Capital Campaign

Feb. 10
By Kenny Goldberg

Prompted by widespread hunger, the Imperial Valley Food Bank is launching a campaign to upgrade its aging facilities.

Old Faucets Taint Water At San Ysidro Schools

Old Faucets Taint Water At San Ysidro Schools

Feb. 9
By Erik Anderson

The San Ysidro School District has shut off the water taps and brought in bottled water to students and staff at three schools.

One Out Of Four American Adults Have Suffered Hearing Loss

One Out Of Four American Adults Have Suffered Hearing Loss

Feb. 8
By Kenny Goldberg

A new report from the CDC reveals the elderly aren't the only ones affected by hearing loss.

Flu Deaths In San Diego County Rise To 39

Flu Deaths In San Diego County Rise To 39

Feb. 8
By City News Service

The number of influenza cases and deaths related to the disease rose last week, bringing the "flu season" death toll in the San Diego region to 39, county health officials reported Wednesday.

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