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VA Struggles To Unlock The Reasons Behind High Risk Of Suicide Among Older Veterans

Dec. 14
By Steve Walsh

Trauma from decades earlier linked to older veterans who take their own lives at a rate higher than their peers.

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County Supervisor Ron Roberts Looks Back On 31 Years In Government

Dec. 12
By Andrew Bowen

Outgoing San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts has been in elected office since 1987. He spoke with KPBS on his proudest accomplishments, the hepatitis A outbreak and the term limits that forced him out of office.

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Researchers Drawing Link Between Brain Development, Screen Time

Dec. 11
By Jade Hindmon

Can the amount of time spent on social media impact the development of teenager's brain?

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Kaiser Mental Health Workers Hold Five-Day Strike

Dec. 10
By Susan Murphy

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health care workers began a five-day strike on Monday in San Diego and across the state.

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UC San Diego AntiViral Research Center Launches New HIV Prevention Campaign

Dec. 10
By Priya Sridhar

UC San Diego is offering free combined testing for HIV and five sexually transmitted diseases at a newly remodeled clinic.

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Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Set To Begin 5-Day Strike

Dec. 10
By City News Service

About 4,000 unionized mental health clinicians at Kaiser Permanente facilities across the state, including in Los Angeles and Anaheim, will begin a five-day strike Monday amid a continuing labor dispute.

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'Big Risk' Dropping Health Coverage After Obamacare Penalty Removal, Official Warns

Dec. 6
By Susan Murphy

With Obamacare tax penalties going away in 2019, tens of thousands of people in California are expected to drop their health coverage. But health officials warn that's taking a big risk.

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New Alzheimer's Response Team Helps San Diego Seniors In Crisis

Dec. 6
By Susan Murphy

A new San Diego County-led Alzheimer’s Response Team is stepping in to steer people to appropriate services, instead of emergency rooms or jails.

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SDSU, County HHSA Partner To Encourage Meningococcal Vaccinations

Dec. 5
By City News Service

San Diego State University, where a meningococcal disease outbreak was declared about two months ago, announced Tuesday that roughly 8,000 students have since been vaccinated under a continuing partnership with the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.

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Pala Band Of Mission Indians Sues Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors

Dec. 4
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The Pala Band of Mission Indians in San Diego announced Monday that they have filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors in an effort to hold them accountable for the impact opioids have had on the tribe.

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