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Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 07:22 AM PST

Feds Employ Data-Driven Early Warning System in Opioid Fight

Feds Employ Data-Driven Early Warning System in Opioid Fight

An indictment in October was the first by a nationwide group of federal law enforcement officials that, armed with new access to a broader array of prescription drug databases, Medicaid and Medicare figures,...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 04:15 PM PST

Flu Widespread in 36 States, Deaths Reported: CDC

Flu Widespread in 36 States, Deaths Reported: CDC

Influenza was reported as widespread by 36 states last week, with some states reporting deaths from the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Twenty-one of the 36 states experienc...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 12:02 PM PST

CDC Investigating E.coli Outbreak in 13 States, Infecting 17 Americans

CDC Investigating E.coli Outbreak in 13 States, Infecting 17 Americans

The CDC is investigating a multistate E.coli outbreak in 13 states, including Connecticut, and the agency is looking into whether it’s connected to an outbreak in Canada that’s believed to be linked to...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 01:49 PM PST

Tips to Avoid a Hangover

Tips to Avoid a Hangover

The Mayo Clinic shares some advice on things you can do to avoid a hangover after a night of drinking. Remember, never drink and drive.

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 10:38 AM PST

Tech-Assisted Healthy Eating for 2018

Tech-Assisted Healthy Eating for 2018

Eating better is one of the top New Year's resolutions for 2018, and this year, technology might be able to help you stick to it.  

Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 at 07:44 AM PST

In a Milestone Year, Gene Therapy Finds a Place in Medicine

In a Milestone Year, Gene Therapy Finds a Place in Medicine

After decades of hope and high promise, this was the year scientists really showed they could doctor DNA to successfully treat diseases. Gene therapies to treat cancer and even pull off the biblical-sounding...

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 10:42 PM 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 28, 2017 at 06:33 AM PST

Hospital Sets up Outdoor Tent for 'Surge' of Flu Patients

Hospital Sets up Outdoor Tent for 'Surge' of Flu Patients

Hospitals in San Diego County were feeling the effects of a worsening flu season, as hundreds more flu cases were reported by the county's health department Wednesday.

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 08:46 PM PST

New CA Law in 2018: Free Rides Home When You're Drunk

New CA Law in 2018: Free Rides Home When You're Drunk

As you head to the bar for New Year's Eve, or to a friend's party, there may be alcohol involved, making it impossible to drive home safely. A new California state law that takes effect Jan. 1 is hoping to...

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 07:40 PM PST

11th Person Dies in San Diego's Flu Season

11th Person Dies in San Diego's Flu Season

An 11th person has died from influenza and more than 2,000 new flu cases were reported in the region.

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