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Criticism Continues Over High-Priced EpiPen

Criticism Continues Over High-Priced EpiPen

Sept. 12
By Kenny Goldberg

The company that makes the EpiPen has been under fire for making the drug too expensive for many consumers. But it's not the only prescription drug with an exorbitant price.

How Opioid Addiction Caught San Diego Communities Unaware

How Opioid Addiction Caught San Diego Communities Unaware

Sept. 12
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

Opioid addiction has claimed thousands of lives in San Diego County. Understanding who is dying and how addiction has changed over the last 15 years is central to confronting the region’s epidemic.

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Area In Normal Heights To Be Sprayed For Mosquitoes Friday

Sept. 9
By City News Service

San Diego County vector control workers will begin spraying pesticide in part of the Normal Heights neighborhood Friday morning in an effort to kill mosquitoes discovered near the home of a man who contracted the Zika virus while traveling.

San Diego County Announces More Mosquito Spraying

San Diego County Announces More Mosquito Spraying

Sept. 7
By City News Service

Pesticide will be applied in a section of Normal Heights where Aedes mosquito larvae and adult mosquitoes were discovered near the home of a man who contracted the Zika virus while traveling.

Following 2014 Decline, Suicide Rate In San Diego County Holds Steady

Following 2014 Decline, Suicide Rate In San Diego County Holds Steady

Sept. 7
By Kenny Goldberg

About 13 out of 100,000 San Diegans took their own lives in 2015. The San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council said that's the same rate from the year before, when the frequency of suicides declined for the first time in recent history.

Mount Hope Sprayed For Mosquitoes After Positive Zika Test

Mount Hope Sprayed For Mosquitoes After Positive Zika Test

Sept. 6
By City News Service, Steve Walsh

County vector control workers began spraying part of the neighborhood after an area resident tested positive for the Zika virus. But not everyone was happy about it.

Love On A Leash: Therapy Dogs Spread Love Throughout San Diego

Love On A Leash: Therapy Dogs Spread Love Throughout San Diego

Sept. 5
By Kenny Goldberg

A friendly dog can help you feel better. That's the concept behind Love on a Leash, a nonprofit group that brings therapy dogs to people who need an emotional boost.

Paper Plates With Hand-Drawn Messages Spotlight Hunger In San Diego

Paper Plates With Hand-Drawn Messages Spotlight Hunger In San Diego

Sept. 2
By Susan Murphy

A display in Point Loma shows drawings and letters from children and adults in the county struggling with hunger. A group plans to send the plates to elected officials to urge them to take action.

Fading Salton Sea Thirsting For Water

Fading Salton Sea Thirsting For Water

Sept. 2
By Erik Anderson

California's largest lake has been teetering on the edge of an ecological disaster for years, but there is new momentum to find a solution for the environmental challenges at the Salton Sea.

More Potential Victims Come Forward In East County Physician Abuse ...

More Potential Victims Come Forward In East County Physician Abuse Case

Sept. 1
By City News Service

A dozen potential new victims have contacted federal authorities after the arrest of an East County physician suspected of dispensing powerful painkillers in exchange for sex.