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Health Advocate Elizabeth Bustos Named KPBS Community Hero

Health Advocate Elizabeth Bustos Named KPBS Community Hero

March 30
Linda Ball

Bustos has spent decades promoting health and justice in Southeast San Diego.

California Smokers Face Major Price Hike On April 1

California Smokers Face Major Price Hike On April 1

March 30
By Kenny Goldberg

The cost of smoking in California will rise on April, when the tobacco tax goes up by $2-a-pack.

New Statewide Website Rates Doctors

New Statewide Website Rates Doctors

March 30
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The website rates doctors based on whether or not they recommend particular health tests in their respective specialty.

Seven More Flu-Related Deaths Reported, Bringing County Total To 79

Seven More Flu-Related Deaths Reported, Bringing County Total To 79

March 29
By City News Service

Even though the rate of infections has slowed, county health officials have reported seven more flu-related deaths in San Diego County.

UC San Diego Research Informs Musical About Good, Bad Of Aging

UC San Diego Research Informs Musical About Good, Bad Of Aging

March 29
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

"The Geeze & Me" is a new musical about a group of baby boomers trying to figure out if there is a good way to get older.

City Heights Initiative Tackles Health Disparities While Providing ...

City Heights Initiative Tackles Health Disparities While Providing Job Skills

March 28
By Tarryn Mento

A nonprofit’s free training program teaches participants how to prevent chronic diseases that ail communities of certain ethnic and racial backgrounds.

First Child With Zika Virus Related Defect Born In San Diego County

First Child With Zika Virus Related Defect Born In San Diego County

March 28
By City News Service

County health officials Tuesday reiterated an advisory for pregnant women to avoid traveling to areas where the mosquito-borne Zika virus is present, following disclosure of the first birth in the San Diego area of a baby suffering from the related birth defect known as microcephaly.

Obamacare Advocates Say Trump Could Still Undermine The ACA

Obamacare Advocates Say Trump Could Still Undermine The ACA

March 27
By Kenny Goldberg

California healthcare advocates say even though the effort to repeal Obamacare has failed, the Trump administration could still weaken the law.

What Do The Top Endurance Athletes In The World Eat?

What Do The Top Endurance Athletes In The World Eat?

March 27
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Matt Fitzgerald looked at what the top runners, cyclists, cross-country skiers and triathletes in the world were eating to come up with a diet that amateur endurance athletes could mimic. He wrote about what he learned in his book, "The Endurance Diet."

Hundreds Rally For Planned Parenthood In Balboa Park

Hundreds Rally For Planned Parenthood In Balboa Park

March 24
By Kenny Goldberg

The threat of a cut-off of federal funding for Planned Parenthood prompted hundreds of people to rally Friday in Balboa Park.