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Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 03:45 AM PST

US's Virtual Shooter Training Program Expands to Teachers

US's Virtual Shooter Training Program Expands to Teachers

The shooter rapidly fires through the front doors of an elementary school with an assault rifle and blasts his way down the hallway. Screaming children are running for their lives or frozen in fear. Teachers...

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 11:36 AM PST

Doctors: San Diego 'Hit Hard' by Flu

Doctors: San Diego 'Hit Hard' by Flu

Local doctors are warning residents of San Diego County that the flu is hitting hard this year, ten people have died this season according to San Diego health officials.

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 at 10:57 AM PST

Scripps Health May Issue Layoffs: Report

Scripps Health May Issue Layoffs: Report

CEO Chris Van Gorder told the San Diego Union-Tribune the health care system missed its annual budget by $20 million for the first time in 15 years.

Monday, Dec 25, 2017 at 07:41 AM PST

Why Board Games Can Bring Out the Worst in Us

Why Board Games Can Bring Out the Worst in Us

When the presents are all unwrapped and the breakfast spread gobbled up, holiday revelers often turn to the time-honored tradition of board games — and can be left stewing and sulking, NBC News' Better...

Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 at 11:54 AM PST

Kmart to Pay $32.3 Million to Settle Prescription Drugs Case

Kmart to Pay $32.3 Million to Settle Prescription Drugs Case

Kmart Corp. has agreed to pay $32.3 million to settle allegations its pharmacies caused federal health programs to overpay for prescription drugs by not telling the government about discounted prices. The U.S....

Friday, Dec 22, 2017 at 08:41 PM PST

10 Dead, Number of New Flu Cases 'Worrisome'

10 Dead, Number of New Flu Cases 'Worrisome'

Influenza A killed two men younger than 65 years old, health officials said.

Friday, Dec 22, 2017 at 08:13 PM PST

Most of Those Enrolled in 'Obamacare' Are in Trump States

Most of Those Enrolled in 'Obamacare' Are in Trump States

Americans in states that Donald Trump carried in his march to the White House account for more than 4 in 5 of those signed up for coverage under the health care law the president still wants to take down. An...

Friday, Dec 22, 2017 at 05:24 PM PST

Toxic Trouble: Hundreds of Superfund Sites Face Flood Risks

Toxic Trouble: Hundreds of Superfund Sites Face Flood Risks

Anthony Stansbury propped his rusty bike against a live oak tree and cast his fishing line into the rushing waters of Florida's Anclote River. When he bought a house down the street last year, Stansbury says he...

Friday, Dec 22, 2017 at 06:30 AM PST

'Singin' Grandpas' Spread Joy at Local Hospital

'Singin' Grandpas' Spread Joy at Local Hospital

The "Singin' Grandpas," a local quartet made up of seniors, spread holiday cheer Thursday at Sharp Memorial Hospital in Kearny Mesa.

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 06:52 AM PST

Allergic to Christmas? Some Say Trees Cause Reactions

Allergic to Christmas? Some Say Trees Cause Reactions

It's being called "Christmas tree syndrome." Apparently mold in real evergreens can cause allergic reactions like coughing, wheezing and chest pains. Lolita Lopez reveals what to do about it on...

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