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Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 03:39 PM PDT

Timeline of San Diego's Hepatitis A Outbreak

Timeline of San Diego's Hepatitis A Outbreak

Here's a look at the 2017 Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego - how it began, how it expanded and where we are now. For mobile users, click here to see timeline. 

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 06:28 PM PDT

20 More Hep A Cases Reported in San Diego

20 More Hep A Cases Reported in San Diego

San Diego’s hepatitis A outbreak is far from over: 20 more cases of the infection have been reported since last week, bringing the tally for the countywide outbreak to 481 cases.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 07:12 AM PDT

Helping Your Family Cope with Catastrophes

Helping Your Family Cope with Catastrophes

Clark Smith, M.D. offers some advice for those who may be experiencing disaster fatigue.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 12:53 PM PDT

Obama Admin. Vets Launch Health Insurance Sign-Up Drive

Obama Admin. Vets Launch Health Insurance Sign-Up Drive

Former Obama administration officials are undertaking a private campaign to encourage people to sign up for coverage next year under the Affordable Care Act. With the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1, the...

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017 at 09:13 AM PDT

How to Deal With Tragedy And Talk About It With Family

How to Deal With Tragedy And Talk About It With Family

Feeling overwhelmed, powerless or angry as you watch news of another mass shooting, this one in Las Vegas? Those feelings are normal, even for people who don't have ties to Nevada or anyone there, according...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 06:35 PM PDT

Do You Know Your County's Plan In Case of a Nuclear Attack?

Do You Know Your County's Plan In Case of a Nuclear Attack?

In light of recent threats, southern California counties want citizens to know that there are nuclear and terrorism emergency readiness plans in place. In the event that North Korea launches a missile towards...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 08:51 PM PDT

Illinois Governor Signs Bill Allowing Medicaid for Abortions

Illinois Governor Signs Bill Allowing Medicaid for Abortions

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Thursday allowing state health insurance and Medicaid coverage for abortions, ending months of speculation after the Republican reversed his stance on the issue last...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 11:27 AM PDT

First Lady Listens and Learns at WH Opioid Crisis Discussion

First Lady Listens and Learns at WH Opioid Crisis Discussion

Melania Trump is listening and learning about the nation's opioid epidemic. The first lady heard Thursday from experts and people affected by addiction to drugs whom she invited to the White House for a...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 01:30 PM PDT

How to Properly Wash Your Hands

How to Properly Wash Your Hands

It may seem simple, but you may not be properly washing your hands. Follow these simple steps to keep your hands clean.

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 10:38 AM PDT

FDA Approves 1st Blood Sugar Monitor Without Finger Pricks

FDA Approves 1st Blood Sugar Monitor Without Finger Pricks

Federal regulators have approved the first continuous blood sugar monitor for diabetics that doesn't need backup finger prick tests. Current models require users to test a drop of blood twice daily to...

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