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2 Squirrels On Palomar Mountain Test Positive For Plague

Sept. 23
By City News Service
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Two squirrels captured on Palomar Mountain for routine monitoring tested positive for plague, a common occurrence during the warm weather months.

A Win For City Heights Refugees Wanting Culturally Competent Health Care

Sept. 22
By Megan Burks
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City Heights refugees have spoken out in recent years about the need for better language interpretation at doctors' offices. They haven't succeeded yet, but a new law could push lawmakers over to their side.

San Diego County Sees First Enterovirus D68 Cases In California

Sept. 18
By City News Service
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Enterovirus D68 respiratory infection afflicted three kids earlier this month who live in the San Diego region and a fourth child who was visiting, according to the county health services.

Cost Of Doing Nothing At The Salton Sea May Be Higher Than Cost Of Repair

Sept. 18
Midday Edition
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A new report on the Salton Sea estimates that the volume of the lake will shrink by more than 50 percent in the next 15 years. If no mitigation or reclamation project is undertaken, the report projects the costs of the shrinking lake will include impacts to Southern California's ecology and public health.

A Challenging Lesson: How To Care For The Dying

Sept. 17
Midday Edition
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Everyone knows that a baby needs help entering this world. That's why, in addition to mom, other people like doctors or midwives are on hand to assist the start of a young life. But what about when we leave this world?

Young Refugees In City Heights Learn Weaving From Their Elders

Sept. 16
By Megan Burks
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About 1,800 refugees from Burma live in San Diego County. For older refugees, who have a harder time learning English, they can become isolated. A class called Homespun, where elders teach the traditional art of weaving, helps the young and old bond.

Tri-City Nurses Say Emergency Department Alarmingly Understaffed

Sept. 15
By Alison St John
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Nurses at Tri-City Medical Center in North County say staffing conditions at the hospital’s emergency room are alarming.

Prostate Cancer: What You Need To Know

Sept. 12
Evening Edition

Recently, San Diego Bishop Cirilo Flores died of prostate cancer. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we take a look at testing, diagnosis and treatment options available.

San Diego Preparing For Virus Sickening Kids In Midwest

Sept. 12
By Susan Murphy
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San Diego health officials are preparing for the possible arrival of a respiratory virus known as enterovirus 68 that has sickened hundreds of children in a dozen states across the Midwest and Southeast.

Baked French Fries For Crew Of USS America - San Diego's Newest Ship

Sept. 9
By Beth Ford Roth
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As the USS America makes its way to its new home port of San Diego, the crew's dining options have been quite different from what other sailors usually experience during deployment - no free soft drinks, and french fries that aren't actually fried.