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San Diegans Combat Stigma By Sharing Personal Struggles With Mental Illness

Aug. 27
By Kenny Goldberg
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The stigma surrounding mental illness is a powerful force. Some San Diegans with mental health issues are trying to reduce it, by sharing their personal stories.

Lawmakers Approve Bill To Speed Up Clinics' Medi-Cal Approval

Aug. 26
By Kenny Goldberg
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State lawmakers have approved a measure that would help new community clinics could get up and running faster.

African Doctor Treated With San Diego Company's Ebola Drug Dies

Aug. 25
By David Wagner
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A Liberian doctor's death is the second among the six people treated with ZMapp, an experimental drug to treat Ebola made by a San Diego-based biotech.

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative For Ebola Virus

Aug. 22
Capital Public Radio
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The patient was being held in isolation while waiting for the results of the test for the Ebola virus.

Veterans Affairs Opens New Clinic In Sorrento Valley

Aug. 22
By Kenny Goldberg
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VA San Diego Healthcare System is opening a new clinic in Sorrento Valley, part of a plan to expand medical services to local veterans.

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.