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3-Day Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Walk Kicks Off In Del Mar

3-Day Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Walk Kicks Off In Del Mar

Nov. 17
By City News Service

Walkers this year will begin their journey at the fairgrounds at 6:30 a.m. and continue to Torrey Pines State Beach, La Jolla Cove and through Bird Rock before spending tonight at Crown Point Shores on Mission Bay.

California Smokers' Helpline Marks 25th Anniversary

California Smokers' Helpline Marks 25th Anniversary

Nov. 16
By Kenny Goldberg

A San Diego-based toll-free phone line designed to help smokers kick the habit is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

California Officials Probe Source Of Legionnaires' Cases

California Officials Probe Source Of Legionnaires' Cases

Nov. 16
By Associated Press

Three new cases of Legionnaires' disease have been identified in Southern California and officials are looking at the possibility there may be a source outside Disneyland, where at least 11 of the patients visited in September, according to reports.

San Diego City Council Approves $6.5M To House Homeless In Industri...

San Diego City Council Approves $6.5M To House Homeless In Industrial Tents

Nov. 14
By City News Service

The City Council Tuesday approved a plan to spend $6.5 million on industrial-sized tents to accommodate the homeless in Barrio Logan, the East Village and the Midway District.

San Diego County Extends Hepatitis A State Of Emergency

San Diego County Extends Hepatitis A State Of Emergency

Nov. 14
By City News Service

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday extended a state of emergency over the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County, despite a decline in the number of new cases and no new deaths in the last two weeks.

San Diego Discovery Could Lead To Early Alzheimer's Detection, New ...

San Diego Discovery Could Lead To Early Alzheimer's Detection, New Treatment

Nov. 10
By City News Service

Failed drug studies focused on treating the brain plaques that develop in people with Alzheimer's disease. Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have identified a molecule they say could let doctors start treatment before the plaques show up.

Opioid Epidemic Prompting Changes In San Diego Emergency Rooms

Opioid Epidemic Prompting Changes In San Diego Emergency Rooms

Nov. 9
By Kenny Goldberg

The epidemic of opioid abuse is prompting physicians to rethink their prescribing habits, especially in hospital emergency rooms.

Union-Tribune: Two San Diego Tourists Contract Hepatitis A

Union-Tribune: Two San Diego Tourists Contract Hepatitis A

Nov. 9
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that two tourists who visited San Diego for a Metallica concert in August, developed cases of hepatitis A when they returned home to Utah.

San Diego Conference Addresses Epidemic Of Opioid-Related Deaths

San Diego Conference Addresses Epidemic Of Opioid-Related Deaths

Nov. 8
By Kenny Goldberg

The epidemic of opioid-related deaths is the topic of a two-day conference in San Diego this week.

Councilman Wants To Use San Diego’s Hotel Room Taxes To Fund Perman...

Councilman Wants To Use San Diego’s Hotel Room Taxes To Fund Permanent Homeless Housing

Nov. 7
By City News Service

San Diego voters could decide next year whether to direct increases in the city's hotel room tax revenue toward permanent supportive housing for homeless families and individuals under a plan outlined Tuesday by Councilman David Alvarez.

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