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GOP Blame-Game Begins After Senate Sinks Health Care Drive

GOP Blame-Game Begins After Senate Sinks Health Care Drive

July 28
By City News Service

Republican finger-pointing commenced after the Senate's dark-of-night defeat of the GOP's flagship effort to repeal much of the Obama health care law in a startling vote that dealt a blistering blow to President Donald Trump.

New San Diego Study Adds To Debate On E-Cigarettes

New San Diego Study Adds To Debate On E-Cigarettes

July 26
By David Wagner

UC San Diego researchers find that more Americans have been quitting smoking in recent years, and that e-cigarette users were more likely to succeed. But they say that does not mean e-cigarettes are a silver bullet in the fight against smoking.

Coalition Of San Diego Health Care Groups Protests Efforts To Repla...

Coalition Of San Diego Health Care Groups Protests Efforts To Replace Obamacare

July 26
By Kenny Goldberg

A coalition of major players in the San Diego healthcare market are protesting efforts to replace Obamacare.

Starbucks Food Recovery Program Helps Bridge Hunger Gap In San Diego

Starbucks Food Recovery Program Helps Bridge Hunger Gap In San Diego

July 26
By Kenny Goldberg

Every day in San Diego, restaurants throw out an enormous amount of food. Starbucks is bucking that trend.

Senate Health Care Debate Could Be Suspenseful And Raucous

Senate Health Care Debate Could Be Suspenseful And Raucous

July 26
By Associated Press

The Senate's days-long debate on health care features a dynamic that's relatively rare on Capitol Hill.

Yelp Offers Clinical Data And Consumer Ratings On California Hospitals

Yelp Offers Clinical Data And Consumer Ratings On California Hospitals

July 26
By Kenny Goldberg

Clinical data on hospitals can be hard to find. Now, Yelp provides that info along with consumer ratings of nearly 250 hospitals.

San Diego Blood Bank Gets Record Number Of Donations At Comic-Con

San Diego Blood Bank Gets Record Number Of Donations At Comic-Con

July 24
By City News Service

More than 1,800 units of blood were collected during the four days of Comic-Con International, the San Diego Blood Bank announced Monday.

UC San Diego Awarded $5.8M For Cancer Therapy Research

UC San Diego Awarded $5.8M For Cancer Therapy Research

July 20
By City News Service

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine were awarded $5.8 million Thursday to develop an immunotherapy that would target certain cancer stem cells.

San Diego Researchers Studying Gene-Editing To Control Mosquito-Bor...

San Diego Researchers Studying Gene-Editing To Control Mosquito-Borne Diseases

July 19
By City News Service

A group of UC San Diego scientists will take part in a $14.9 million study to see if advanced gene-editing technologies can be used to control disease-carrying mosquitoes, the school announced on Wednesday.

SDSU Study Reveals Hookah Chemical Linked To Cancer, Heart Disease

SDSU Study Reveals Hookah Chemical Linked To Cancer, Heart Disease

July 17
By City News Service

Burning hookah tobacco creates a byproduct that's believed to cause lung cancer and heart disease, according to a San Diego State University study released today.