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What You Need To Know About West Nile Virus In San Diego County

Aug. 11
Midday Edition
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West Nile virus has been found in two dead birds in San Diego County. We'll tell you what you need to know to protect your family — and how you can help the county track the mosquito-borne virus.

UCSD Looking For Spinal Cord Injury Patients To Test Stem Cell Treatment

Aug. 12
By City News Service

The study will take place over five years and will test of the safety of a new treatment involving neural stem cells.

New UC San Diego Research Reveals Previously Unknown Details Of Infant Brains

Aug. 12
By Kenny Goldberg
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UC San Diego researchers hope a better understanding of normal brain development in infants could lead to insights into how and when developmental disorders arise.

Ebola: Questions, Answers About An Unproven Drug

Aug. 11
Associated Press
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An experimental Ebola drug has been used to treat two American aid workers and a Spanish missionary priest. Could Liberian doctors be next?

San Diego Company Exhausts Supply Of Ebola Drug

Aug. 11
By David Wagner
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The San Diego company behind an experimental Ebola treatment given to two American health workers last week is now out of the drug. The last available samples have been donated to West Africa.

Robin Williams A Beloved Figure On USO Tours (Video)

Aug. 11
By Beth Ford Roth
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Actor Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63 of an apparent suicide, had visited both Afghanistan and Iraq in 2010 as part of a USO tour to bring entertainment to the troops during the holidays. But it was his visit to Kuwait in 2007, and how his military audience reacted during the retreat ceremony, that may have been the most memorable.

Ethical Questions Emerge Over Who Gets Ebola Drug

Aug. 11
Associated Press
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Spain announced it had obtained a scarce experimental Ebola drug to treat a Spanish missionary priest infected with the killer virus. The drug is made by a San Diego-based company.

From Marathons To Mud Runs, Endurance Events Boost San Diego's Economy

Aug. 11
By Claire Trageser
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A new report says races like marathons, half-marathons and triathlons boost San Diego's economy.

San Diego Scientist Illuminates Link Between Light And Health

Aug. 7
By David Wagner
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Whether it's coming from the sun or a smartphone, light is abundant. But research suggests the wrong light at the wrong time of day can disrupt the body's natural rhythms.

Online Information About Assisted Living Facilities Hard to Come By

Aug. 6
April Dembosky, KQED
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Oregon resident Lorchid Macri says she couldn't find any information online when she had to find an assisted living facility for her mother in California.