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San Diego Ebola Teach-In Aims To Dispel Myths, Stimulate Action

Oct. 14
By Jill Replogle
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Some people mistakenly think Ebola is an airborne disease: one of the myths Partners in Health hopes to dispel at a teach-in Tuesday evening.

Health Workers Call For More Training On Treating Ebola

Oct. 14
Capital Public Radio
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A California-based national nurses union said it wants more hands-on training with protective equipment such as hazmat suits in case workers are faced with Ebola.

How San Diego Hospitals Would Handle Ebola

Oct. 13
By David Wagner
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San Diego hospitals are stepping up patient screening and reviewing protective equipment procedures in case an Ebola patient should show up at their door.

Some Military Families Uneasy With Ebola Deployments (Video)

Oct. 13
By Beth Ford Roth
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It's all about the fear of the unknown. With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, military families had some idea of the enemy their service members would face. But some soldiers' families have expressed uneasiness as their loved ones prepare to deploy to Liberia - ground zero for the Ebola epidemic.

Resources And Information For Family Caregivers

Oct. 13
Midday Edition
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Americans are living longer but diseases and infirmities can lead to some tough decisions for older people and their adult children.

Special Pay For US Troops In Ebola Battle? At Most $400 Per Month

Oct. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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U.S. service members participating in the military's mission to stem the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will be paid up to $400 a month in special pay.

Vaccinating Kids A Topic At San Diego Pediatricians Meeting

Oct. 9
By Kenny Goldberg
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Unvaccinated children will be one of the topics this weekend at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in San Diego.

Local Scripps Institutes Join Nationwide Project To Centralize Medical Data

Oct. 9
By City News Service
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Scripps Research and Translational Science Institutes of La Jolla will participate in a nationwide effort to consolidate and centralize of biomedical research data.

Coast Guard To Screen For Ebola In Port Of Los Angeles (Video)

Oct. 9
By Beth Ford Roth
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The United States Coast Guard will start screening incoming ships and their crews at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro for signs of the Ebola virus.

Prop 45 Would Give Insurance Commissioner Final Say On Health Premiums

Oct. 9
Pauline Bartolone / Capital Public Radio
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Health insurance regulators review rates, and they may even find them unreasonable. But there is no law to force insurance companies to comply with a regulators recommendations. Proposition 45 would change that.