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Tease photo for Healthy Eating — From School Breakfasts To Family Meals

Healthy Eating — From School Breakfasts To Family Meals

March 29
By Midday Edition

A new study says kids who eat two breakfasts are better off than ones who eat no breakfast. And a National City program is aimed at empowering women to eat healthier.

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California Counts: What Could Change If Recreational Pot Is Legalized In California

March 29
Jacob Margolis / KPCC

You won't be able to walk into a supermarket to buy a joint, but you would likely see recreational pot shops in some cities and businesses that deliver to your door.

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San Diego Emergency Rooms Feeling Strain From Overuse

March 28
By Midday Edition

Health officials say more than half of the visits to San Diego emergency departments have been for non-emergencies.

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California Wants To Delay Toxic Chemical Labeling On Canned Foods

March 28
By Erik Anderson

Environmental health advocates are upset California wants to put off requiring toxic chemical warning labels on certain canned and bottled foods. The concern is linked to linings inside those containers.

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Murky Rule Generates Expensive Tax Turmoil For California Caregivers

March 28
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

Some Californians who receive state payments for providing home care to the elderly or people with disabilities may have paid too much tax and others may have paid too little.

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Sexually-Transmitted Zika Virus Case Confirmed In San Diego County

March 25
By City News Service

A woman was infected with the Zika virus after having sex with an ill man who returned from a trip to Colombia. The woman was not pregnant and did not travel out of the country.

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San Diego Neurologist Says Gut Health Is Crucial

March 24
By Midday Edition

In her new book, San Diego neurologist Kulreet Chaudhary says the key to good health is a healthy digestive system.

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Survey: Many San Diegans Don't Know How To Dispose Of Old Medicines

March 23
By Midday Edition
By Erik Anderson

There's a lot of work to do to educate residents about disposing of old or expired prescription drugs, a new survey from UC San Diego finds.

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Pricey Drug Developed In San Diego Deemed Too Expensive In UK

March 23
By David Wagner

The cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi was developed in San Diego by the Boston-based company Vertex Pharmaceutical. The drug's price tag in the United States is $259,000 per patient per year.

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San Diego County Teen Dies From Flu

March 23
By City News Service

A 16-year-old girl was one of nine influenza deaths reported locally last week, the county Health and Human Services Agency announced.