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Officials: Sacramento Patient Being Tested For Ebola Is "Low Risk" For Infection

Aug. 21
Capital Public Radio
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Dr. Gil Chavez with the California Department of Public Health says if a case of Ebola were to present, the state would be prepared. 

Judging An Ebola Drug In The Middle Of A Crisis

Aug. 21
By David Wagner
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In most cases, Ebola is a death sentence. But most of the infected patients who've taken a San Diego company's experimental drug have lived. Does that mean it works?

Sacramento Patient Isolated While Being Tested For Ebola

Aug. 20
Capital Public Radio
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The Kaiser Permanente health system in Sacramento says it’s isolating a patient who may have been exposed to Ebola.

San Diego's Sanford-Burnham Institute Gets New Chief

Aug. 19
By Erik Anderson
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An oncologist who spent part of his career in the pharmaceutical world is the new chief executive officer at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.

UCSD Protein Research Could Lead To Preventing Liver Damage

Aug. 19
By City News Service
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The scientists found that the development of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, which can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer, can be inhibited by interfering with a particular inflammatory protein.

Concussion-Measuring Device Developed At SDSU Hits Market

Aug. 19
By Kenny Goldberg
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A device developed at San Diego State that helps trainers figure out if an athlete has suffered a concussion is now on the market.

San Diego Embraces ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug. 18
By Greg Magnus
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It's the latest craze taking the Internet by storm — and it's for a good cause.

Access Issues Prompt Lawmakers To Order Audit Of Medi-Cal Managed Care

Aug. 15
By Kenny Goldberg
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California lawmakers have ordered an audit to see if Medi-Cal managed care patients are getting decent access to doctors.

San Diego County Reports Record Number Of Whooping Cough Cases

Aug. 13
By City News Service
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San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency has tallied 1,183 confirmed diagnoses of the disease also known as "whooping cough" in 2014. The 2010 total was 1,179, according to the HHSA.

Only Kaiser Permanente To Reduce Covered California Premiums In 2015

Aug. 12
By Kenny Goldberg
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A new analysis by Citigroup says Kaiser Permanente will be the only insurer on Covered California that will lower its premiums next year.