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Health Officials: Skip Disneyland If You're Not Vaccinated For Measles

Jan. 21
By City News Service, Associated Press
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California public health officials say 42 cases of the measles have been traced to the amusement park in Anaheim.

7 San Diego County Cities Get Failing Grades In Tobacco Control

Jan. 21
By City News Service
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Most cities in San Diego County received grades of D or F from the American Lung Association in its annual State of Tobacco Control report. El Cajon and Solana Beach were the only local cities to receive higher grades.

Flu Season Deaths Rise To 9 In San Diego County

Jan. 21
By City News Service
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Five more people died of influenza-related causes in the San Diego region last week.

Five Disneyland Employees Get The Measles

Jan. 20
By City News Service
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Health officials again reiterated the importance of receiving vaccinations to stop the spread of the disease.

San Diego Medical Marijuana Dispensaries To Pay Minimum Fee Of $1,100

Jan. 20
By City News Service
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The San Diego City Council voted in favor of a package of amendments to medical marijuana regulations that, among other things, establishes a minimum fee for annual operating permits.

San Diego Hospitals Working To Make Their Food Tasty

Jan. 20
By Kenny Goldberg
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When you think of hospitals, tasty food doesn’t usually come to mind, but hospitals throughout San Diego County are trying to change that reputation.

More Possible Measles Cases Investigated; Sharp Briefly Closes Clinic As Precaution

Jan. 19
By City News Service
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San Diego County health officials are looking into three more suspected measles cases, while Sharp Healthcare closed a Rancho Bernardo urgent care clinic for five hours Monday after a patient came in who may have the illness.

Nurses, Kaiser Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Jan. 19
By City News Service

A nurses union reported that its 18,000 members in Central and Northern California have reached a tentative contract with Kaiser Permanente, a settlement that also will affect Southern California Kaiser nurses.

More Teens Getting Whooping Cough Since Vaccine Change

Jan. 19
By Joanne Faryon
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A change in the whooping cough vaccine may be contributing to more teens getting the illness.

10 Measles Cases Confirmed In San Diego County

Jan. 15
By KPBS
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All of the confirmed cases either reported travel to Disneyland on Dec. 18 or the infected people had been in close contact with someone who had visited the park, San Diego County health officials said.