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Another Failure In The Search For Alzheimer's Treatments

July 17
By Kenny Goldberg
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When it comes to the search for new Alzheimer's treatments, it's been one failure after another.

California Officials Pledge To Reduce Medi-Cal Backlog To 350,000

July 16
By Kenny Goldberg
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State officials are pledging to slash a backlog of applications to the Medi-Cal program.

Lawsuit Over Fallen Marine's Missing Heart Gets Tossed

July 16
By Beth Ford Roth
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A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit brought by the parents of fallen Marine Corps Sgt. Brian LaLoup against the Greek government and a hospital in Athens for misplacing their son's heart after autopsying his body.

Forensic Program Helps North County Abuse Survivors

July 16
By Kenny Goldberg
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For nearly 30 years, the Forensic Health Program in Escondido has helped thousands of abuse survivors in their quest for justice.

San Diego County Medical Examiner Reports Record Number Of Suicides In 2013

July 15
By City News Service
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Suicides made up about 15 percent of the nearly 3,000 deaths investigated by the county Medical Examiner's Office in 2013.

Report: California Making Progress On Pain Medication Policies

July 15
Midday Edition
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Advocates are pushing for policies that enhance pain management for cancer patients and others suffering from chronic pain while preventing prescription drug abuse. A new report gives California a B-plus on how its handing the dual concerns regarding prescription medication.

Free Yoga On The USS Midway This Saturday

July 11
By Beth Ford Roth
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Have you always wanted to do a downward facing dog on an aircraft carrier? Well, now's your chance to knock that one off your bucket list. Saturday morning the USS Midway will host a free yoga class on its flight deck.

Feds Ask California For Plan To Fix Medi-Cal Backlog

July 10
By Kenny Goldberg
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The Obama administration has given California until Monday to submit plans to reduce a massive backlog of people waiting for Medi-Cal coverage.

San Marcos Cat Diagnosed With 'Rabbit Fever'

July 8
By City News Service
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San Diego County health officials said a cat in San Marcos has tested positive for tularemia — or "rabbit fever" — a potentially dangerous bacterial disease.

San Francisco And Berkeley Take On Soft Drink Industry

July 8
By Kenny Goldberg
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The two Northern California cities have soda-tax measures on the November ballot. There are no plans to do that in San Diego, but soft-drink consumption here remains a concern.