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Lorena Gonzalez On The Controversy Over Gig Work, Vaccine Bills

Sept. 17
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez joins Midday Edition on Tuesday to discuss the contention around two of the bills she authored this legislative session.

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California Campaign Will Warn Public Of Vaping Dangers

Sept. 16
By Associated Press

Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the actions Monday as part of an executive order.

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San Diego County Suicide Rate Continues To Climb

Sept. 13
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council's annual report shows an increase in suicides for the fourth year in a row.

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San Diego Collaborating With State, Feds Amid 12 Local Cases Of Vaping-Related Illness

Sept. 13
By Tarryn Mento

The head of the county’s Epidemiology and Immunization Services Branch shares details about the patients and explains how local and state officials are working together to investigate the mysterious illness.

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California Legislature Approves Bill To Reduce Maternal Mortality Rate For Black Women

Sept. 12
By Jade Hindmon

The California Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act would require implicit bias training for some healthcare providers and is expected to be signed by Governor Gavin Newsom.

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Fighting Heart Disease With Pigs? San Diego Researchers Develop New Cardiac Therapy

Sept. 11
By Shalina Chatlani

The therapy is called a hydrogel. And it can be injected directly into damaged heart muscle tissue.

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Controversial UCSD Genital Mutilation Study Keeps Getting Rejected

Sept. 11
By Brad Racino / inewsource, Jill Castellano / inewsource

For years, a distinguished UC San Diego economist has wanted to stop young girls in Kenya from undergoing genital mutilation by offering them and their families money toward education.

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County, Tri-City To Negotiate Behavioral Health Facility

Sept. 10
By City News Service

For the next several months, the county will work with Tri-City on plans for a 16-bed facility to treat psychiatric patients. If negotiations are successful, the county and Tri-City would co-invest in the facility, with each paying 50 percent of the costs.

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Supervisors OK First Responders Mental Health Program

Sept. 10
By City News Service

The program offers confidential mental and behavioral health support by connecting first responders with a clinical professional via a dedicated phone line, website or smartphone app.

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Newsom Signs Controversial Vaccine Bills Aimed At Curbing Fraudulent Medical Exemptions

Sept. 9
Don Thompson / Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed bills cracking down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for child vaccinations after lawmakers agreed to make changes to the bill he requested.

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