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4th Measles Victim Linked to Same Original Case

4th Measles Victim Linked to Same Original Case

San Diego County health officials have announced that a fourth person has been diagnosed with measles. Read »

Mar 12, 2014
Number of Young Adults on ADHD Drugs Soars

Number of Young Adults on ADHD Drugs Soars

The number of young adults taking drugs for ADHD has increased rapidly in five years, according to a new report. Read »

Mar 12, 2014
PatientSafe Receives $3M Investment

PatientSafe Receives $3M Investment

The investment will help PatientSafe commercialize its clinical workflow platform, PatientTouch. Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Fresh Greens for St. Patrick's Day

Fresh Greens for St. Patrick's Day

Rachael Shemeroni with Baron's Market shares some ideas on getting fresh new greens into your Watch »

Mar 12, 2014
Thieves Eye Open Houses for Unusual Loot

Thieves Eye Open Houses for Unusual Loot

Home sellers are sure to lock up their jewelry and other valuables before an open house. But what about prescription Read »

Mar 11, 2014
Developing Chip to Shield Water Supply

Developing Chip to Shield Water Supply

The ideal result would be an inexpensive chip available to anyone from the Pentagon to everyday homeowners. Watch »

Mar 11, 2014
California CVS Pharmacies Investigated Over Alleged Missing Drugs

California CVS Pharmacies Investigated Over Alleged Missing Drugs

Federal officials are investigating CVS over tens of thousands of prescription pain killers that they say have gone... Read »

Mar 11, 2014
15% in Covered CA Haven't Made 1st Payment: Report

15% in Covered CA Haven't Made 1st Payment: Report

Another problem may be shaping up for the Golden State's answer to the federal health care law. Read »

Mar 10, 2014
Researchers Embark on Kelp Watch

Researchers Embark on Kelp Watch

California scientists and grad students embarked on what they're calling "Kelp Watch 2014" -- the first of... Read »

Mar 7, 2014
E-Cigs

E-Cigs "Gateway" to Real Smoking: Study

Teenagers using e-cigarettes are more likely to try smoking real cigarettes and are less likely to quit than... Watch »

Mar 7, 2014
8 Marine Recruits Tested for Meningitis, Released

8 Marine Recruits Tested for Meningitis, Released

Eight Marine recruits training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot were hospitalized with symptoms that looked... Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Scripps Parkinsons Study Uses Patients Own Cells

Scripps Parkinsons Study Uses Patients Own Cells

Parkinson's disease is estimated to affect one in every 100 people over 60. A study at Scripps Clinic and... Watch »

Mar 5, 2014
2 Studies Point to Possible Future AIDS

2 Studies Point to Possible Future AIDS "Cure"

A second American baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
TB Case Reported at High School

TB Case Reported at High School

A case of tuberculosis has been reported at Helix Charter High School in La Mesa, the San Diego County Health... Watch »

Mar 5, 2014
San Diego Company Producing Controversial Drug

San Diego Company Producing Controversial Drug

A San Diego-based company is producing a new painkiller that some lawmakers are asking the FDA to revoke. Watch »

Mar 4, 2014
Dental Breakthrough Lessens Need for X-Rays

Dental Breakthrough Lessens Need for X-Rays

A technological breakthrough has the power to make dental appointments less intrusive and more pain-free by... Watch »

Mar 3, 2014
Most Prescription Drug Abusers Get Them From Friends: Study

Most Prescription Drug Abusers Get Them From Friends: Study

Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while... Read »

Mar 3, 2014
WATCH: Obama, Biden Work Out Together

WATCH: Obama, Biden Work Out Together

Who needs sneakers or a gym to get a little exercise? President Barack Obama or Vice President Joe Biden showed in a... Read »

Feb 28, 2014
Older Dads' Kids at Higher Risk For Psych Woes

Older Dads' Kids at Higher Risk For Psych Woes

Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems, including... Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
Experts Say Selfies Not Spreading Lice Among Teens

Experts Say Selfies Not Spreading Lice Among Teens

Health officials say it's unlikely lice can be spread during a selfie group photo. Watch »

Feb 26, 2014
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