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San Diego Lab Takes 'Open Science' Approach To Tracking Zika's Arri...

San Diego Lab Takes 'Open Science' Approach To Tracking Zika's Arrival In US

May 24
By David Wagner

A new Zika study led by San Diego scientists is not actually all that new. The researchers have known pretty much everything in the paper for months, and they made their findings public long before the study was published in a journal.

New Book Looks At Involuntary Psychiatric Care

New Book Looks At Involuntary Psychiatric Care

May 23
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The authors of "Committed: The Battle Over Involuntary Psychiatric Care," Dinah Miller and Annette Hanson, show both sides of the argument over involuntary treatment in the book but conclude that it is not the best solution.

Pot Convictions Go Up In Smoke With California Legalization

Pot Convictions Go Up In Smoke With California Legalization

May 22
By Associated Press

A lesser-known provision of Proposition 64 allows some convicts to wipe their rap sheets clean and offers hope for people with past convictions who are seeking work or loans. Past crimes can also pose a deportation threat for some convicts.

These DNA Tests Promised To Tell Me How Well I'm Aging — My Results...

These DNA Tests Promised To Tell Me How Well I'm Aging — My Results Didn't Add Up

May 19
By David Wagner

You can now buy all kinds of genetic tests online, including tests that calculate your true biological age by measuring your telomeres. But can these tests really tell you how well you're aging?

SANDAG Expects Thousands To Take Part In 'Bike To Work Day'

SANDAG Expects Thousands To Take Part In 'Bike To Work Day'

May 17
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego Association of Governments is encouraging people across the county to commute by bike for one day to highlight the benefits of biking.

Many Canned Foods Still Contain Toxic Chemical

Many Canned Foods Still Contain Toxic Chemical

May 17
By Kenny Goldberg

Many canned foods sold at major retailers still contain the toxic chemical BPA, according to a new study.

San Diego Area Ranked 10th Fittest In The Country

San Diego Area Ranked 10th Fittest In The Country

May 16
By City News Service

The San Diego metropolitan area is the 10th fittest in the country, according to a study released Tuesday by the American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation.

Report: Deaths From Meth Use On The Rise In San Diego County

Report: Deaths From Meth Use On The Rise In San Diego County

May 11
By Tom Fudge

Health officials from San Diego County Thursday reported a steady rise in meth-related deaths and meth use in recent years.

San Diego Nurses Rally In Washington For Lower Patient-To-Staff Rat...

San Diego Nurses Rally In Washington For Lower Patient-To-Staff Ratio Nationwide

May 10
Alexandria Whittler

San Diego nurses were among a sea of nurses dressed in red who lobbied senators Wednesday to lower patient-to-staff ratios and to push back against the Republican health care plan.

San Diego Study Finds EpiPens Are Still Potent Long After Their Exp...

San Diego Study Finds EpiPens Are Still Potent Long After Their Expiration Date

May 9
By David Wagner

The auto-injectors can be lifesaving. But their price has more than quadrupled over the last 10 years, making them expensive to replace.

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