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UC Student Health Center Doctors Go Back Out On Strike

April 10
By Kenny Goldberg
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For the second time this year, doctors from the 10 UC student health centers in California will go on strike this weekend.

California Lawmakers Advance Vaccine Bill Amid Heated Debate

April 8
By Associated Press
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Under the proposal, parents would no longer be able to send unvaccinated kids to school with waivers citing religious or personal beliefs.

Hundreds Protest Vaccine Exemptions Ban In San Diego

April 8
By Matthew Bowler
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More than 250 protesters marched in downtown San Diego to voice their opposition to Senate Bill 277.

Controversial Vaccine Exemption Measure Gets Its First Hearing In California Senate

April 7
Midday Edition
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A measure that would ban all personal belief exemptions for childhood vaccinations will get its first hearing in the state senate Wednesday.

California Democrats Push To Extend Health, Legal Rights To Immigrants

April 7
By Associated Press
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Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon led the majority party's push to expand health coverage to all Californians, regardless of their immigration status.

Author Jonathan Eig Talks About The Birth Of The Pill

April 7
Midday Edition
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The birth control pill for women has been around since the 1960s. Former Wall Street Journal reporter Jonathan Eig talks about the impact it has made on society in his new book.

San Diego County Announces Free Access To Mental Health First Aid Program

April 6
Midday Edition
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The training is aimed at giving people the skills to intervene and give some initial help to people struggling with a mental health crisis.

Patient Wait Times Slashed At VA Medical Center In La Jolla

April 6
By Kenny Goldberg
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A new report from the Associated Press reveals patient wait times have been greatly reduced at the VA Medical Center in La Jolla.

New UC San Diego Findings Could Lead To Diabetes Treatment

April 2
By City News Service
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UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers said they've discovered why it's so hard to use stem cells to make liver and pancreatic cells. Their findings could lead to new treatments for diseases like type 1 diabetes.

Sharp Memorial Hospital Marks 60th Anniversary

April 2
By City News Service
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The nine-story hospital, named after a World War II airman, first opened its doors to patients April 2, 1955. Sharp executives said 1.3 million patients have been treated at the facility over the past six decades.