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Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective This Winter

Dec. 5
Associated Press
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The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.

Grossmont College To Offer Bachelor's Degrees In Nursing

Dec. 4
By City News Service
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A separate state pilot program will allow community colleges to offer four-year degrees in selected academic areas.

Covered California Tells Latinos Enrollment Info Isn't Shared With Immigration Authorities

Dec. 3
By Kenny Goldberg
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An estimated 600,000 Latinos in California are uninsured.

How Your Idle Computer Can Help Scientists Outsmart Ebola

Dec. 3
By City News Service
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By granting scientists access to your idle computer or Android device, you can help The Scripps Research Institute build a virtual supercomputer dedicated to identifying drug compounds to treat Ebola.

San Diego County Supes Approve Project To Combat Alzheimer's

Dec. 2
By City News Service
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There is an estimated 60,000 San Diego County residents living with Alzheimer's or a related form of dementia. That number is expected to balloon to 100,000 by 2030.

SDSU Encourages 'Young Invincibles' To Buy Health Insurance

Dec. 2
By Kenny Goldberg
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San Diego State University is reaching out to students in an attempt to get them to buy health insurance under the new health insurance exchange.

San Diego County Leaders To Launch Effort To Battle Alzheimer's

Dec. 1
By Tarryn Mento
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To battle the disease, which is the third-leading cause of death in the county, officials are proposing a regional strategy to address Alzheimer's treatment, research and awareness in San Diego.

Nearly 15,000 San Diegans Diagnosed With AIDS Since Epidemic Began

Dec. 1
By Kenny Goldberg
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San Diego marked World AIDS Day with free HIV testing at various locations.

San Diego Health Officials Urge Vaccinations As Flu Season Kicks In

Dec. 1
City News Service
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The last two years have seen the most fatalities from the illness over the past decade, according to the county Health and Human Services Agency.

FDA: Calorie Count To Help Americans Make Better Food Choices

Nov. 28
Evening Edition
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People in the U.S. spend more than 50 percent of their paychecks on dining out. New rules announced by the FDA could make it easier to track those calories.