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La Mesa Man Dies From West Nile Virus

Oct. 24
City News Service

The man, who died two weeks ago, is the seventh person to test positive for the virus in San Diego County this year.

UCSD Gets $8 Million For Stem Cell Research

Oct. 24
Midday Edition
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UC San Diego will use the money to create an "alpha clinic" for human stem cell trials. It's part of the work being funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

5 California Medical Centers Ready To Treat Ebola If Needed

Oct. 24
City News Service
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UC San Diego Medical Center was determined to be an approved treatment facility for California Ebola cases, should the need arise.

Palomar College Student Has Same Strain Of Bacteria That Killed SDSU Student

Oct. 24
By City News Service
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County health officials reported that results from testing in a state lab showed the student at the San Marcos community college diagnosed with meningococcal disease had a strain belonging to serotype B.

Palomar College Student Has Meningococcal Disease

Oct. 23
By KPBS
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County health officials determined the student didn't come in close contact with any others at the college in San Marcos.

San Diego Doctor Helping Patients Drop Weight, Medications

Oct. 23
Midday Edition
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Dr. Dave Clayton has taken his medical advice about living a healthy lifestyle out of the clinic and into the workout room.

Are California Hospitals Prepared For Ebola?

Oct. 22
Midday Edition
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Some local nurses are concerned that hospitals aren't prepared for an infectious disease such as Ebola, and Tuesday the state's largest nurses union met with Gov. Jerry Brown to call for better preparation and training.

Joint Chiefs Chair Uses YouTube To Address Troops' Ebola Worries (Video)

Oct. 22
By Beth Ford Roth
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The U.S. military's top military officer wants American service members (and their families) to know anyone deployed in the mission to contain the Ebola outbreak is getting top-notch training to keep them safe from the deadly virus.

'No On 45' Campaign Coffers Continue To Grow

Oct. 22
By Kenny Goldberg
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Last week insurance companies contributed more than $12 million to defeat Propostion 45, a ballot measure that would regulate the price of health insurance in California.

San Diego Scientists Experiment With Crowd Funding

Oct. 21
By David Wagner
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Crowd funding is now a tried-and-true way to finance consumer products and art projects. But can it work for scientists?