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Covered California Gives Some People Another Week To Enroll

Feb. 18
By Kenny Goldberg
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Covered California officials have decided to extend the deadline to enroll in a health plan for one week. But there's a catch.

Study Sheds Light On Mid-City's 'Unauthorized, Uninsured' Immigrants

Feb. 17
By Megan Burks
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A San Diego State demographer is taking a closer look at City Heights immigrants. A study out this month shows one in four children in the neighborhood has a parent without legal status.

Death Cafe Movement Grows In San Diego

Feb. 16
Midday Edition
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Talking with a group of strangers about death. It's the premise behind the death cafes popping up in San Diego. And participants say it can be a life-changing experience.

How Should Drug Trials Be Conducted In The Middle Of An Ebola Outbreak?

Feb. 16
Midday Edition
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The anti-Ebola drug ZMapp, developed in San Diego, is about to start clinical trials in Liberia. Doctors will explain the ethical challenges posed by drug testing during an outbreak.

Is U.S. Ready For 'Three-Parent' Babies?

Feb. 16
By David Wagner
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Scientists have been developing a twist on in vitro fertilization that could help prevent terrible hereditary diseases. But what could go wrong with a third "parent" in the mix?

San Diego Doctor Returns From Ebola Mission In Liberia

Feb. 16
By Susan Murphy
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It’s been nearly a year since the deadly Ebola crisis hit West Africa and sent a ripple of fear across the world. From the beginning, a San Diego-based humanitarian group, Project Concern International, has been on the front lines of the outbreak.

Scripps Health Could Get Federal Grant To Develop Ebola Device

Feb. 13
By City News Service
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A San Diego-based consortium of healthcare and technology organizations has been nominated for a federal grant to develop a wireless device capable of constantly monitoring Ebola patients.

San Diego County Seeing Deaths Caused By New Synthetic Drugs

Feb. 13
By City News Service
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Two of the new drugs are stimulants like "bath salts," which have been common in recent years, while two others are psychedelic hallucinogen compounds. The drugs have either killed San Diegans or contributed to their deaths.

San Diego County Event To Offer Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Feb. 12
By City News Service
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San Diegans can have their blood pressure checked for free Friday at more than 200 locations across the county.

California Lawmakers Propose New Sugary-Beverage Warning Label

Feb. 12
Capital Public Radio
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The proposal would mandate health advisories on sodas, sweet teas and energy drinks with 75 calories or more per 12 ounces.