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San Diego Is 13th Most Expensive City In U.S. To Deliver A Baby

June 30
By Kenny Goldberg

In San Diego, the cost of a routine vaginal delivery ranges from a low of $3,243 to a high of $13,779. For routine C-sections, the cost ranges from $11,216 to $22,736.

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San Diego Researchers Rally Around National 'Cancer Moonshot'

June 29
By David Wagner

Local cancer researchers, patients and biotech leaders gathered in La Jolla to hear Vice President Joe Biden outline plans for a national effort to end "cancer as we know it."

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Treating Meth Addiction In San Diego County

June 29
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Meth-related deaths in the county spiked 67 percent from 2010 to 2014, according to the San Diego County Methamphetamine Strike Force. KPBS Midday Edition discusses treating addiction with a local alcohol and drug treatment center.

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Many San Diego Hospitals Don’t Restrict Drug Industry Payments To Doctors

June 29
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource

Drug and device company payments to physicians may influence prescribing practices and treatment recommendations that may not be in the best interests of patients, especially when cheaper equivalents are available.

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Meth's Impact Goes Beyond Addiction In San Diego County

June 28
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

More meth is coming across the border into San Diego County from "super labs" in Mexico. It's cheaper and more potent than it used to be, and the consequences go far beyond addiction.

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San Diego Veterans Group Works To Raise Awareness About PTSD

June 27
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The Three Wise Men Foundation, founded by former San Diego Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, is rolling out a public service announcement on social media to coincide with National PTSD day.

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A Look At Monday's Supreme Court Decisions And What's Next

June 27
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday released its final three decisions before summer recess, ruling on abortion regulations in Texas, the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and gun ownership restrictions for domestic abusers.

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San Diego: Addicted To Meth

June 27
By Kenny Goldberg

The methamphetamine that’s being sold on the street is extremely potent, highly addictive and cheaper than ever. That dangerous combination means meth is sending more people to our emergency rooms, jails and morgue.

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Where Are San Diego County’s Five-Star Hospitals? Answer: There Aren’t Any

June 27
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource

Despite the San Diego region’s numerous health care facilities and medical sophistication, our hospitals don’t look that great.

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San Diego Scientists Develop New Way Of Looking Deep Inside The Human Brain

June 23
By David Wagner

By zooming inside individual neurons from different brain regions, scientists found diversity in how different cells transcribe their DNA.