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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.

Flu Season Deaths In San Diego County Rises To 62

Feb. 25
By City News Service
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Eight more people died of influenza-related causes in the San Diego area last week, bringing the toll for this "flu season" to 62.

California Regulators Say Kaiser Still Hasn't Fixed Access To Care Problems

Feb. 24
By Kenny Goldberg
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In a new report, state regulators say they still have some serious concerns about access to mental health care at Kaiser Permanente.

New Prenatal Blood Tests Screen For 'Alien' DNA

Feb. 23
By David Wagner
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Pregnant women have been among the first to benefit from blood tests that analyze "alien" DNA. They've also been the first to deal with the tests' shortcomings.

Covered California Gives The Uninsured Another Chance

Feb. 23
By Kenny Goldberg
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The Feb. 15 deadline to buy health insurance and avoid a tax penalty has come and gone, but Covered California is offering consumers another chance to sign up.

Consumer Group Calls For State To Audit Hospitals That Commit Frequent Medical Mistakes

Feb. 20
By Kenny Goldberg
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A prominent consumer group wants California regulators to audit ten hospitals that have been fined multiple times for lapses in safety, including UC San Diego Medical Center.

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