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San Diego Hospitals Working To Make Their Food Tasty

Jan. 20
By Kenny Goldberg
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When you think of hospitals, tasty food doesn’t usually come to mind, but hospitals throughout San Diego County are trying to change that reputation.

More Possible Measles Cases Investigated; Sharp Briefly Closes Clinic As Precaution

Jan. 19
By City News Service
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San Diego County health officials are looking into three more suspected measles cases, while Sharp Healthcare closed a Rancho Bernardo urgent care clinic for five hours Monday after a patient came in who may have the illness.

Nurses, Kaiser Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Jan. 19
By City News Service

A nurses union reported that its 18,000 members in Central and Northern California have reached a tentative contract with Kaiser Permanente, a settlement that also will affect Southern California Kaiser nurses.

More Teens Getting Whooping Cough Since Vaccine Change

Jan. 19
By Joanne Faryon
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A change in the whooping cough vaccine may be contributing to more teens getting the illness.

10 Measles Cases Confirmed In San Diego County

Jan. 15
By KPBS
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All of the confirmed cases either reported travel to Disneyland on Dec. 18 or the infected people had been in close contact with someone who had visited the park, San Diego County health officials said.

Grossmont Clinic Closes After Five People Show Measles Symptoms

Jan. 14
By City News Service
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The Sharp-Rees Stealy Urgent Care Clinic was shut down so it could be disinfected after the five people entered the facility.

Two More Flu-Related Deaths Reported In San Diego County

Jan. 14
By City News Service
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A man and a woman in their 80s died of influenza-related causes in the past week, bringing the area's "flu season" toll of fatalities to four.

Store Security Gets New Meaning As Health Clinics Come To Retail

Jan. 14
By David Wagner
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More and more health care is happening outside traditional medical offices. Often, that means patients are getting basic care inside big retail stores. But when providers go out to meet patients where they shop, can security get lost along the way?

Scripps Scientists Discover New Vaccine To Help Smokers Quit

Jan. 12
Midday Edition
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The researchers said they discovered which is the best target of two types of nicotine, which are referred to as left-handed and right-handed.

26 Measles Cases Reported With Ties To Disney Theme Parks

Jan. 13
Associated Press
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Health officials are reporting seven more cases of measles in an outbreak tied to visits to Disney theme parks in California last month.