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Advocate Wages Social Media Campaign Against San Diego's Homeless E...

Advocate Wages Social Media Campaign Against San Diego's Homeless Enforcement

April 26
By Susan Murphy

Homelessness is swelling in downtown San Diego, and some of the 1,300 people sleeping in tents on city sidewalks are finding themselves on the wrong side of the law.

San Diego Man Saved By Therapeutic Use Of Viruses

San Diego Man Saved By Therapeutic Use Of Viruses

April 25
By Kenny Goldberg

A San Diego man who was dying from a drug resistant infection has been saved through the therapeutic use of viruses.

Sharp Program Helps Elderly San Diegans Get Medical Care At Home

Sharp Program Helps Elderly San Diegans Get Medical Care At Home

April 25
By Kenny Goldberg

Most seniors would rather get medical care at home than at the hospital. A program called Transitions helps them do just that.

UC San Diego Survey Finds 60 Percent Of Seniors Use Cell Phones Whi...

UC San Diego Survey Finds 60 Percent Of Seniors Use Cell Phones While Driving

April 24
By Kenny Goldberg

A new survey finds young people are not the only ones who drive while talking on the phone.

Southcrest School Offers No-Cost Blood Tests After Lead Scare

Southcrest School Offers No-Cost Blood Tests After Lead Scare

April 21
By Megan Burks

About a dozen San Diego Cooperative Charter School students have already been to their private doctors for tests and told the school they do not have lead in their blood.

Bill Requiring UCs And CSUs To Provide Abortion Pills Advances

Bill Requiring UCs And CSUs To Provide Abortion Pills Advances

April 21
Ben Bradford / Capital Public Radio

Like most U.S. colleges and universities, the University of Californa and the California State University systems do not offer medical abortions — pills that terminate a pregnancy, which public health officials have deemed relatively safe.

Lung Association Ranks San Diego 7th Dirtiest City For Ozone Pollution

Lung Association Ranks San Diego 7th Dirtiest City For Ozone Pollution

April 19
By Kenny Goldberg

A new report from the American Lung Association says San Diego air quality has recently taken a turn for the worse.

Trump Extends Private-Sector Health Care Program For Vets

Trump Extends Private-Sector Health Care Program For Vets

April 19
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump signed a bill Wednesday to temporarily extend a program that lets some veterans seek medical care in the private sector, part of an effort by the president to deliver on a campaign promise.

County To Start Treating Local Waterways For Mosquitos

County To Start Treating Local Waterways For Mosquitos

April 18
By City News Service

County vector control crews will begin treating San Diego area waterways Wednesday to try to eliminate mosquito larvae in an effort to reduce the risk of potential transmission of the West Nile or Zika viruses.

Bill Would End Sales Tax On Diapers, Tampons In California

Bill Would End Sales Tax On Diapers, Tampons In California

April 17
By Kenny Goldberg

San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher said California should end the sales tax on necessities like diapers and feminine hygiene products.

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