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Sharp Nurses Call Off Planned Strike

Sharp Nurses Call Off Planned Strike

Nov. 28
By City News Service

The nurses' union called off the strike Sunday, a day before it was set to begin. Negotiations are set to resume on Tuesday.

With Negotiations Stalled, Sharp Nurses Prepare To Strike Monday

With Negotiations Stalled, Sharp Nurses Prepare To Strike Monday

Nov. 25
By KPBS , City News Service

The nurses and their employer met Friday in hopes of reaching an agreement before a planned strike.

UC San Diego-Led Study Finds Genetic Links To High Schizophrenia Risk

UC San Diego-Led Study Finds Genetic Links To High Schizophrenia Risk

Nov. 23
By Kenny Goldberg

An international team led by a UC San Diego researcher has identified several genetic mutations that are linked to a high risk of schizophrenia.

This Black Doctor Defied Discrimination, And San Diego Reaped The B...

This Black Doctor Defied Discrimination, And San Diego Reaped The Benefits

Nov. 23
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource

African-American physicians are in short supply locally and nationally. With Dr. Richard Butcher's death, San Diego lost an important one.

How To Keep The Political Peace At Thanksgiving Dinner

How To Keep The Political Peace At Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Families across the country may already be bowing out of Thanksgiving visits or canceling dinner all together, afraid of arguments with family members who have wildly divergent political stances. Others are gearing up for a few tense days.

Two Tuberculosis Cases Reported At San Diego County Schools

Two Tuberculosis Cases Reported At San Diego County Schools

Nov. 21
By City News Service

To date in 2016, 182 TB cases have been reported in the region. There were 234 cases reported in San Diego County last year.

High-Tech Jacobs Medical Center Opens In La Jolla

High-Tech Jacobs Medical Center Opens In La Jolla

Nov. 21
By Kenny Goldberg

The new state-of-the-art medical facility in La Jolla cost nearly $1 billion to construct and includes plenty of amenities.

San Diego Chemist On Globetrotting Trip To Study Surfers' Microbiomes

San Diego Chemist On Globetrotting Trip To Study Surfers' Microbiomes

Nov. 21
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Surfers spend a lot of their time in the ocean and a UC San Diego student is on a nine-month trek to find out how much of the ocean winds up in surfers.

Sharp HealthCare Nurses Planning Strike Point To Employee Turnover

Sharp HealthCare Nurses Planning Strike Point To Employee Turnover

Nov. 18
By Kenny Goldberg

Union nurses at Sharp HealthCare are planning a three-day strike the last week of November to protest what they say is an inadequate contract offer.

Sharp HealthCare Nurses Announce Three-Day Strike

Sharp HealthCare Nurses Announce Three-Day Strike

Nov. 17
By City News Service

The announcement comes a week after 98 percent of around 2,200 Sharp nurses in San Diego County who cast ballots voted to reject the company's final contract offer.