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Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills Will Soon Be Available In California

July 22
Midday Edition
By Kenny Goldberg
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Beginning this fall, California women will no longer need a prescription to buy birth control pills or other hormonal contraceptives.

UCSD Medical Center Named Top Hospital In San Diego

July 21
By City News Service
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The hospital was named the top hospital in San Diego for the fifth consecutive year, according to rankings released Monday night by U.S. News & World Report.

'Kids Count' Report Gives California Low Marks

July 21
By Kenny Goldberg
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The report released Tuesday on the well-being of children ranks California 38th in the nation, just ahead of Oklahoma.

SDSU Study Aims To Shed Light On Adults With Autism

July 20
By Kenny Goldberg
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There's a lot of information about children with autism. But there's little known about how autism affects adults.

Free Beer Coming Soon At Farmers Markets

July 17
By Kenny Goldberg
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Starting next year, free samples of beer may be available at your local farmers market.

Jurors Start Deliberating In Colorado Theater Shooting Case

July 15
Midday Edition
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Deliberations began Wednesday morning in the trial of James Holmes, who's accused of opening fire on a Colorado movie theater three years ago, killing 12 people and wounding 70 others.

Hiding In Plain Sight: Autism Research Unmasks Gender Disparities

July 15
Madison Hopkins / inewsource
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While overall autism diagnosis dramatically rose during the past few decades, a 16-year Danish study published last year found female diagnoses are rising at a faster rate.

San Diego's VA Healthcare System Wants More Female Vets To Enroll

July 10
By Kenny Goldberg
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San Diego VA healthcare officials are trying to entice more women to take advantage of their veterans benefits.

San Diego's Scripps Mercy Hospital Celebrates 125th Anniversary

July 9
By City News Service
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Mercy Hospital admitted its first patient on this date 125 years ago, and Scripps Health celebrated the milestone with a display of historical photos, medical exhibits and the installation of a time capsule.

Advocates Push To Expand California Welfare Program

July 8
By Kenny Goldberg
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A bill is making its way through the California Legislature that would give Medi-Cal benefits to low-income adults who are living here illegally.