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New Studies Shed Light On Children And Allergies

March 3
Midday Edition
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Two new allergy studies confirm what doctors and many parents have thought for years: We may be a little too clean and controlled for our own good.

California Bill Seeks To Prevent Surprise Medical Bills

March 3
By Kenny Goldberg
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A new measure in the California Assembly would prevent hospital patients from getting “surprise” medical bills from out-of-network doctors.

San Diego Scientist: Every Medical Pot Study Showed A Benefit To The Patient

March 3
By David Wagner
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"It's completely incongruous that it's sitting in schedule one with other useless, dangerous drugs," says one of the few U.S. scientists who has had the chance to research marijuana in-depth.

Health Data Breaches Continue, But Fines Are Rare

March 2
By Kenny Goldberg
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A new review found health care companies have reported more than 1,140 large data breaches since 2009. But the federal government has only issued 22 fines.

Exemptions From Vaccines Up Slightly In California Since 1980s

March 2
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource, Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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The reasons parents in California are choosing not to immunize their kids today is partly due to what they find on the Internet, including a study that incorrectly linked vaccines to autism.

ZMapp Trial Launches In Liberia, U.S.

Feb. 27
By David Wagner
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An Ebola drug developed in San Diego has already been used in last-ditch efforts to save lives. Now it will be rigorously studied.

Record Number Of Whooping Cough Cases In San Diego County In 2014

Feb. 27
By City News Service
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A total of 2,072 cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, were confirmed in 2014. The county's previous record was set in 2010, when 1,179 cases were recorded.

Scripps Opens New Center Dedicated To Heart Care

Feb. 26
By Kenny Goldberg
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Scripps Health is celebrating Thursday the grand opening of its $456 million cardiovascular institute.

The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Feb. 26
Midday Edition
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A San Diego author, war correspondent and former Marine gives a comprehensive and personal look at post-traumatic stress disorder in his new book.

Agreement Moves Forward Between El Centro Planned Parenthood, Hospital

Feb. 26
Imperial Valley Press
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A Planned Parenthood health center is under construction in El Centro. Despite ongoing opposition from religious groups, a key agreement for abortions to occur at the new health center is moving forward.