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San Diego Officials Set Mosquito Traps In South County

Oct. 31
By City News Service
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San Diego County Department of Environmental Health officials hope to see how widely a dangerous new mosquito has spread in San Diego County.

A Look Inside San Diego's Ebola Isolation Unit

Oct. 31
By David Wagner
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If anyone in San Diego were to be diagnosed with Ebola, they'd come to the isolation unit at the UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest.

Health Officials Suspect San Carlos Man Died Of West Nile Virus

Oct. 31
By Kenny Goldberg and City News Service
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San Diego County health officials said Friday they believe a 71-year-old San Carlos man was the second person in the region to die of West Nile virus, an illness spread by mosquitoes.

Health Care Industry Nurses San Diego Economy

Oct. 31
By City News Service

San Diego's healthcare industry carries a huge economic punch when it comes to the regional economy. The economic sector is so strong, it grew during the recession.

State Outlines Ebola Quarantine Rules; 3 In San Diego County Being Monitored

Oct. 29
By KPBS and Associated Press
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California health officials left it up to county officers to decide how to monitor people returning from Ebola-stricken areas. So far there are no reported or confirmed cases of Ebola in California, but 19 people are being monitored in the state.

New Meningitis Vaccine Gets Federal Approval

Oct. 30
Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer
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There's a newly approved vaccine out there that will keep people from getting the deadly form of meningitis that claimed the life of a San Diego State University student.

Attorney General Objects To Using Joan Kroc Gift To Pay San Diego Hospice Creditors

Oct. 30
Joanne Faryon / inewsource
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The late philanthropist Joan Kroc gave nearly $40 million over the years to San Diego Hospice, which filed for bankruptcy in February 2013.

Students Protest Lack Of Sexual Assault Prevention At Cal State San Marcos

Oct. 29
By Kenny Goldberg
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About two dozen students marched through the campus of Cal State San Marcos to protest what they say is a lack of preventative measures.

FDA To Issue Guidelines For Using San Diego Device On Ebola Patients

Oct. 29
By City News Service
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A San Diego medical group's blood purification device will be an available treatment for some qualified doctors to use.

The Science Behind Our Love For Water

Oct. 29
Midday Edition
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New York Times best-selling author Wallace J. Nichols joins KPBS to discuss his book, "Blue Mind," and how science can peg our love of water.

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