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Soda Labeling Bill Loses Its Fizz In California Senate

April 30
By Kenny Goldberg
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A bill that would have required health warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks has fallen flat in the California legislature.

Nationally-Ranked UCSD Hospital Deals With Roach Infestation

April 30
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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Late last year, the UCSD Medical Center had to deal with a cockroach infestation in its kitchen. Health and public safety is not enforced by the county in these eateries and kitchens.

Cal State San Marcos Campaign Aims To Promote Palliative Care

April 30
By Kenny Goldberg
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Deciding how someone would like to be cared for if they became seriously ill or incapacitated isn’t a popular topic of conversation among college students. But a campaign at Cal State San Marcos aims to change that.

San Diego Scripps Health Trauma Team Heads To Nepal To Aid Quake Survivors

April 29
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Chris Van Gorder, CEO of Scripps Health and Dr. Mark Olcott, an emergency room physician at Scripps Green Hospital, talk about their upcoming mission.

Healthcare Group Gives 4 San Diego County Hospitals 'A' Grade

April 29
By City News Service
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The four to gain an A grade from the nonprofit organization that focuses on healthcare safety were the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Scripps Memorial Hospital, Tri-City Medical Center and UCSD Medical Center.

American Lung Association Report: San Diego's Air Quality Improves

April 29
By Kenny Goldberg
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The latest State of the Air report from the American Lung Association reveals the county has made some major improvements in air quality.

U.S. Deportations Strain Tijuana's Mental Health Infrastructure

April 28
By Jean Guerrero
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Tijuana mental health experts say more Mexican deportees suffer from clinical depression, anxiety and other psychological problems, putting a strain on the city's mental health facilities.

Sharp Memorial Hospital Tests New Heart Pump

April 28
By Kenny Goldberg
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San Diego's Sharp Memorial is one of only six hospitals in the country that's testing whether a new mechanical pump can help people with severe heart disease.

Rady Children's Hospital Begins Search For Birth Defect Genes

April 27
By David Wagner
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The goal is to pinpoint the genes or environmental factors driving problems like cleft palate and certain heart defects.

California Thursday Program Puts Fresh Food On Students' Plates

April 23
By Matthew Bowler
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Sweetwater Union High School District is joining a new statewide school food program called California Thursdays.