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Resources And Information For Family Caregivers

Oct. 13
Midday Edition
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Americans are living longer but diseases and infirmities can lead to some tough decisions for older people and their adult children.

Special Pay For US Troops In Ebola Battle? At Most $400 Per Month

Oct. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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U.S. service members participating in the military's mission to stem the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will be paid up to $400 a month in special pay.

Vaccinating Kids A Topic At San Diego Pediatricians Meeting

Oct. 9
By Kenny Goldberg
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Unvaccinated children will be one of the topics this weekend at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in San Diego.

Local Scripps Institutes Join Nationwide Project To Centralize Medical Data

Oct. 9
By City News Service
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Scripps Research and Translational Science Institutes of La Jolla will participate in a nationwide effort to consolidate and centralize of biomedical research data.

Coast Guard To Screen For Ebola In Port Of Los Angeles (Video)

Oct. 9
By Beth Ford Roth
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The United States Coast Guard will start screening incoming ships and their crews at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro for signs of the Ebola virus.

Prop 45 Would Give Insurance Commissioner Final Say On Health Premiums

Oct. 9
Pauline Bartolone / Capital Public Radio
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Health insurance regulators review rates, and they may even find them unreasonable. But there is no law to force insurance companies to comply with a regulators recommendations. Proposition 45 would change that.

100 Marines Will Deploy To Liberia To Help With Ebola Outbreak (Video)

Oct. 8
By Beth Ford Roth
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A group of Marines is headed into the heart of the Ebola outbreak. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that 100 Marines from the Special Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response Africa is being deployed to Monrovia, Liberia.

West Nile Virus Cases In San Diego At Highest Count In 5 Years

Oct. 6
By City News Service
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West Nile virus, a potentially fatal illness passed to humans by mosquitoes, is found in the warmer months, generally through October.

Could Man Missing For 14 Years Be In Coronado Nursing Home?

Oct. 6
By Joanne Faryon
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For Yolanda Ibarra Lara, the possibility that her brother, Gilberto Ceron Lara, is alive is a godsend — even if he's being kept alive by life support.

Health Officials Say San Diego County Not At Risk For Ebola Epidemic

Oct. 2
By City News Service
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Health officials said Thursday that San Diego County and the rest of the country are not at risk for an Ebola epidemic and have systems in place to contain isolated cases.