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Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:26 AM PST

Man Survives Heart-Liver Transplant in San Diego

Man Survives Heart-Liver Transplant in San Diego

A Mission Valley man is the first person to successfully undergo a heart and live transplant in San Diego.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 09:52 AM PST

World AIDS Day 2016: Activists Urge Testing, Education

World AIDS Day 2016: Activists Urge Testing, Education

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day. It's a time to remember over 35 million people who have died from the disease since the early-1980s. It's also a chance for health organizations and charities to raise awareness...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 10:11 AM PST

Weed in the Workplace: A Tip Sheet

Weed in the Workplace: A  Tip Sheet

A closer look at what it all means for workers and businesses.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 05:26 AM PST

'Magic Mushrooms' May Ease Anxiety, Depression: Studies

'Magic Mushrooms' May Ease Anxiety, Depression: Studies

The psychedelic drug in "magic mushrooms" can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that may last for months, two small studies show. It worked for Dinah Bazer,...

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 10:51 AM PST

Pediatrician Retires After Serving San Diego for Decades

Pediatrician Retires After Serving San Diego for Decades

A message on social media says it all, “You’re not from Southeast if you don’t know Dr. Kelley.”

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 06:22 PM PST

Texas Reports Its First Locally Transmitted Zika Case

Texas Reports Its First Locally Transmitted Zika Case

Texas on Monday reported its first case of Zika virus that likely came from a mosquito bite within the state. Health officials say that the woman who was infected in Texas is a resident of Brownsville, located...

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 04:59 PM PST

Palomar Clinic Offering Free Flu-Shot Clinics

Palomar Clinic Offering Free Flu-Shot Clinics

Palomar Health will be offering flu-shot clinics across North San Diego County in December and January.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 08:41 PM PST

Millions May Be Misdiagnosed as Allergic to Penicillin

Millions May Be Misdiagnosed as Allergic to Penicillin

Some 90 percent of those diagnosed with a penicillin allergy can actually tolerate the antibiotics, according to a study presented recently at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and...

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 11:21 AM PST

Boy Disfigured by Chimps in Africa Thrives After US Surgery

Boy Disfigured by Chimps in Africa Thrives After US Surgery

A Congolese boy who was severely disfigured in a chimpanzee attack is marveling doctors with his resiliency a year after he was brought to New York to undergo reconstructive surgery. Nine-year-old Dunia...

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 at 08:42 AM PST

Love Your Pets, Just Don't Feed Them Turkey

Love Your Pets, Just Don't Feed Them Turkey

Thanksgiving is about sharing, but that doesn't include Fido.

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