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Scripps Health Develops New Method For Transporting Livers Without Ice

July 11
By Ebone Monet

Scripps Green Hospital has a new method for transporting livers that could preserve more organs and save more lives.

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Teen Meets Kidney Donor Who Saved Her Life

July 10
By Matt Hoffman

A 14-year-old Alpine girl had suffered half her life with a rare kidney disease

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Discussing 'The Rationals Of Assisted Suicide'

July 10
By Ebone Monet

The Hemlock Society plans to hold a panel discussion in July about the rationality of assisted suicide.

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A Passport In The Human Gut: San Diego Researchers Find A Common Virus That Varies By Location

July 8
By Shalina Chatlani

Researchers at San Diego State University collected fecal samples from around the world and found a generations-old virus everywhere they looked.

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UCSD Doctor Resigns After inewsource Raised Questions About His China Business Ties

July 8
By Brad Racino / inewsource, Jill Castellano / inewsource

A renowned UCSD eye doctor who is part of a Chinese recruitment program under FBI scrutiny has resigned amid inewsource's questions about his foreign government affiliations and businesses.

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2 More Children Sick With Probable E. Coli From San Diego County Fair

July 5
By Alexander Nguyen

Two more children are sick from probable Shiga toxin-producing E. coli possibly linked to the San Diego County Fair, county health officials announced Friday.

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California Pays Down Their Student Loans, Doctors Agree To Treat Poorer Patients

July 4
Elizabeth Aguilera / CALmatters

It’s a trade aimed at getting more doctors to treat poorer patients: California this week said it will help repay the student loans of 247 selected doctors in exchange for their promise that at least 30 percent of their caseload will be people enrolled in Medi-Cal.

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Fifth Child Sick With E. Coli Possibly Linked To San Diego County Fair

July 2
By Alexander Nguyen, City News Service

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced that a fifth child sick with E. coli could be linked to the county fair.

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San Diego Pediatrician Under Investigation For Allegedly Using Dirty Needles On Patients

July 2
By Priya Sridhar

A San Diego pediatrician is under investigation for allegations that he used expired and unauthorized needles from a box that a medical assistant said contained dead insects and what appeared to be rodent droppings.

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Child, 2, Dies From E. Coli Infection Contracted At San Diego County Fair

June 29
By City News Service

A 2-year-old boy died and three other children were sickened but not hospitalized after contracting E. coli linked to the San Diego County Fair, health officials said.

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