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USS Reagan Sailors File $1 Billion Suit Over Radiation Exposure (Video)

April 8
By Beth Ford Roth
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Scores of USS Ronald Reagan crew members have filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the Japanese utility that runs the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. The class-action suit, filed in federal court in San Diego, claims the utility lied about unsafe levels of radiation emanating from the plant after Japan's epic 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

San Diego Conference Aims To Improve Elder Care In Hospitals

April 8
By Kenny Goldberg
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An annual conference that focuses on improving hospital care for the elderly wraps up in San Diego.

Should E-Cigarettes Be Treated Like Cigarettes?

April 7
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The introduction of e-cigarettes, depending on who you talk to, is either an appealing alternative to help addicted current smokers give up tobacco or gateway devices for a new generation of tobacco smokers.

San Diego Family With Sick Baby On Sailboat Requires Military Rescue (Video)

April 7
By Beth Ford Roth
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A San Diego family thanked the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and California National Guard after requiring a military rescue when their 1-year-old daughter became seriously ill aboard their sailboat. The Kaufman family was attempting a controversial trip around-the-world trip with their two small daughters.

CDC: Major Spike In E-Cigarette-Related Calls To Poison Hotlines

April 3
By Kenny Goldberg
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Calls to the nation's poison control centers involving e-cigarettes rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 in February 2014, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

California Bill Would Require Public Schools To Stock Allergy Injectors

April 3
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A bill that would require all California public schools to keep emergency supplies of allergy medication injectors on-site has cleared the Senate Education Committee.

Critics Pressure FDA To Pull San Diego Company's Painkiller Off The Market

April 3
By Kenny Goldberg
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Doctors and consumers concerned about a powerful new painkiller will protest at the Irvine office of the Federal Drug Administration.

Sharp Hospital Raises Awareness Of Need For Organ Donors

April 2
By Dwane Brown
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April is national Donate Life Month, and Sharp Memorial Hospital in Kearny Mesa is raising awareness of the need for organ donors who can save lives.

Measure To Raise California's Malpractice Cap Could Be On November Ballot

April 2
By Kenny Goldberg
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An expensive battle is looming over a proposed ballot measure that would raise the state’s cap on medical malpractice awards.

Mama's Kitchen To Deliver 7 Millionth Meal Wednesday

April 1
By City News Service
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Mama's Kitchen began its meal service to HIV/AIDS victims in 1990 and had 26 clients by the end of that year. The 1 millionth delivery came in 1999.