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Rabies Alert Issued for Del Mar Mud Run Participant

Rabies Alert Issued for Del Mar Mud Run Participant

A runner who participated in the Del Mar Mud Run last weekend is undergoing rabies tests for rabies after... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
Money, Troops, Supplies Offered to Battle Ebola in Africa

Money, Troops, Supplies Offered to Battle Ebola in Africa

Donations from around the world aim at ending Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Read »

Oct 10, 2014
Study Underway for Possible Ebola Vaccine

Study Underway for Possible Ebola Vaccine

The first study of a possible Ebola vaccine is underway in Africa. Read »

Oct 10, 2014
How Ebola Is Spread

U.S. Marines in Liberia for Ebola Operation

Some 100 U.S. Marines arrived in Monrovia, Liberia, on Oct. 9, 2014, to take part in Operation United View »

Oct 10, 2014
San Diego County Prepared for Ebola Virus: Experts

San Diego County Prepared for Ebola Virus: Experts

Infectious disease expert in San Diego County said all acute care centers in the region are prepared to handle... Watch »

Oct 9, 2014
Why Lindbergh Field Is Not Screening for Ebola

Why Lindbergh Field Is Not Screening for Ebola

San Diego's main airport is more of a destination airport than a hub. Watch »

Oct 9, 2014
Expert Rejects Evidence of Life in Jahi McMath

Expert Rejects Evidence of Life in Jahi McMath

A court-appointed expert has told a California judge he sees no evidence that a 13-year-old girl is alive 10 months... Read »

Oct 9, 2014
Terminally Ill Woman Plans to Die With Dignity Nov. 1

Terminally Ill Woman Plans to Die With Dignity Nov. 1

Brittany Maynard has picked the date she wants to die. The terminally ill 29-year-old says she plans to die... Read »

Oct 9, 2014
Is Artificial Turf Safe? Ex-Soccer Players Have Doubts

Is Artificial Turf Safe? Ex-Soccer Players Have Doubts

From high schools to multi-million-dollar sports complexes, artificial turf soccer fields are everywhere in... Read »

Oct 9, 2014
UCSC Fighting Ebola With Technology

UCSC Fighting Ebola With Technology

UC Santa Cruz merging science and technology to fight Ebola. Watch »

Oct 8, 2014
Ebola in America

Ebola in America

The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States sparked immediate concerns about who may have been... Read »

Oct 25, 2014
Enterovirus-D68 Outbreak

Enterovirus-D68 Outbreak

A deadly outbreak of an uncommon virus, enterovirus-D68, has made children across the country ill and has left some... Read »

Oct 7, 2014
Jodi Kodesh's Morning Forecast for Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Jodi Kodesh's Morning Forecast for Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Jodi Kodesh's Morning Forecast for Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
Mom of NBC News Freelancer With Ebola Says Doctors Are Optimistic

Mom of NBC News Freelancer With Ebola Says Doctors Are Optimistic

The mother of NBC News freelance photojournalist Ashoka Mukpo says that her son and his doctors are optimistic about... Watch »

Oct 6, 2014
Domestic Violence Prevention Programs Don't Work, Researchers Say

Domestic Violence Prevention Programs Don't Work, Researchers Say

In the wake of domestic abuse scandals that have plagued the NFL, the league's commissioner, Roger Goodell,... Read »

Oct 4, 2014
Woman Who Received Womb Transplant Gives Birth

Woman Who Received Womb Transplant Gives Birth

A woman in Sweden gave birth after receiving a womb transplant, the doctor who performed the pioneering... Read »

Oct 4, 2014
New Jersey Boy Who Died Had Enterovirus: CDC

New Jersey Boy Who Died Had Enterovirus: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control has determined that the 4-year-old New Jersey boy who died at home last week... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
Family Leaves Dallas Home Where Ebola Patient Stayed

Family Leaves Dallas Home Where Ebola Patient Stayed

A hazardous-materials crew on Friday decontaminated the Texas apartment where an Ebola patient stayed,... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
Tuberculosis Diagnosed at Local High School

Tuberculosis Diagnosed at Local High School

County health officials are warning Grossmont High School students and staff about tuberculosis after a person there... Read »

Oct 3, 2014

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