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Advocates Push To Expand California Welfare Program

July 8
By Kenny Goldberg
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A bill is making its way through the California Legislature that would give Medi-Cal benefits to low-income adults who are living here illegally.

UC San Diego Health's CEO Accepts Los Angeles Job

July 7
By City News Service
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Paul Viviano will become president and CEO of Children's Hospital Los Angeles beginning Aug. 24.

Chula Vista Parents Get Lessons In Safe Car Seats

July 7
By Steve Walsh
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South Bay Family YMCA in Chula Vista is offering a free seat belt checkup.

California Right-To-Die Bill Stalls In Blow To Movement

July 7
By Associated Press
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The authors of the right-to-die bill did not present the legislation to the Assembly Health Committee as scheduled because it did not have enough votes to advance.

Affirmative Action Bans Lead To Decline In Medical School Enrollees Of Color

July 7
By Deb Welsh
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The findings show affirmative action bans have led to about a 17 percent decline in first-time medical school enrollees who are underrepresented students of color.

Mom Calls Son Hit By Plane On Carlsbad Beach 'A Miracle Dude'

July 6
By City News Service
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Nicholas Baer, 12, remained hospitalized Monday with a positive prognosis after being struck Saturday by a light plane as the pilot made an emergency crash landing.

UC San Diego Sues USC, Alzheimer's Researcher

July 6
By City News Service
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UC San Diego has sued USC and a nationally recognized Alzheimer's disease researcher, alleging they illegally conspired to take federal funding, data and employees from a UC San Diego study center on the illness.

California's Dental Program Gains Patients While Losing Dentists

July 6
By Kenny Goldberg
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A new state review of the Denti-Cal program, shows between 2009 and 2014, the number of children enrolled in the Denti-Cal program increased by nearly 40 percent.

Chula Vista Senior Pumps Pedals To National Stationary Bike Record

July 2
By Claire Trageser
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A team of retired seniors at Fredericka Manor in Chula Vista is competing in a Tour de France of sorts. The competitors are riding stationary bikes for their health and to beat out other teams nationally in their age group.

Lung Association Combating Many Causes Of Lung Disease In California

July 1
By Steve Walsh
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The American Lung Association of California is announcing its Clean Air Challenge to increase awareness of the number of causes of lung disease, beyond the hazards of smoking, and raise money for research.