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Stillbirths Still A Problem In The U.S.

Feb. 4
By Kenny Goldberg
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Despite advances in medicine, about 1 in 160 pregnancies in the U.S. results in a stillbirth. Nearly 24,000 babies are stillborn in America each year.

San Diego County To Improve Services For Mentally Ill Homeless People

Feb. 2
Midday Edition
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"Project One For All's" aim is to create partnerships between providers of housing and mental health support.

Man Dies After Contracting H1N1 Strain Of Flu

Feb. 3
By City News Service

San Diego County health authorities reported Wednesday that, for the first time this "flu season," someone under the age of 65 died of influenza-related causes and did not have a pre-existing medical condition.

San Diego, Chula Vista Receive D For Tobacco Control Policies

Feb. 3
By City News Service
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The grades are from an annual report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association and its California affiliate.

San Diego Adds Medical Workers To Living Wage Ordinance

Feb. 2
By Andrew Bowen
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The San Diego City Council unanimously approved adding paramedics and EMTs to the city's 10-year-old living wage ordinance. They will soon be making at least $14.43 per hour.

Team Effort Unlocks Mystery Of Man On Life Support In Coronado

Feb. 2
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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It took 16 years and a binational team of government officials and citizens to identify him, but finally the family of a man on life support in Coronado has some answers.

Why A San Diego Scientist Swabbed His Newborn Daughter With Bacteria

Feb. 1
By David Wagner
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We’re all born naked, but we’re not all born with the same coat of microbes — and that may have a lasting impact on health.

San Diego Attorney Wants Public Investigation Into Huge Methane Spill

Feb. 1
By Erik Anderson
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A consumer advocate from San Diego is joining counterparts in Los Angeles in calling for more public information about the investigation into a huge natural gas leak that continues to spew methane about three months after the leak was discovered.

After 16 Years On Life Support, John Doe In Coronado ID'd

Jan. 30
Midday Edition
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The man previously known only as 66 Garage has finally been identified and reunited with his family after living since the 1990s in a minimally conscious state at a Coronado nursing home.

Low Risk Of Zika Virus Reaching San Diego

Jan. 28
By Susan Murphy
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The blood-sucking, black and white striped aedes aegypti mosquito has multiplied and expanded its reach across San Diego County, but no active virus has been detected in the region.