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  • San Diego County offers mobile app for Tuberculosis treatment

    San Diego County offers mobile app for Tuberculosis treatment

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:53:20 GMT

    San Diego County public health officials said Monday a mobile app that allows tuberculosis patients to confirm they're taking their medication as indicated has reduced the necessity of in-person monitoring.

     

    San Diego County public health officials said Monday a mobile app that allows tuberculosis patients to confirm they're taking their medication as indicated has reduced the necessity of in-person monitoring.

     
  • What the San Diego heat wave could be doing to your health

    What the San Diego heat wave could be doing to your health

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:50:25 GMT

    The hot weather doesn't just mean trouble for firefighters, it can have a negative effect on your health. Many locals have complained of not being able to sleep or eat and feeling lethargic. You are not alone if you feel like your fuse has shortened as the temperatures and dew points have increased.

     

    The hot weather doesn't just mean trouble for firefighters, it can have a negative effect on your health. Many locals have complained of not being able to sleep or eat and feeling lethargic. You are not alone if you feel like your fuse has shortened as the temperatures and dew points have increased.

     
  • What's Going Around Report - August 7, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - August 7, 2018

    If you have been heading to the beach or nearby pool to cool off during San Diego's heatwave, you are certainly not alone. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said the weather if fueling a number of viruses on the local health front. 

     

    If you have been heading to the beach or nearby pool to cool off during San Diego's heatwave, you are certainly not alone. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said the weather if fueling a number of viruses on the local health front. 

     
  • Don't microwave children's food in plastic containers, avoid dishwasher, doctors warn

    Don't microwave children's food in plastic containers, avoid dishwasher, doctors warn

    Sunday, August 5 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-08-05 20:37:28 GMT

    The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for stronger federal food safety requirements, warning families to avoid microwaving and dishwashing plastic containers that contain harmful chemicals. 

     

    The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for stronger federal food safety requirements, warning families to avoid microwaving and dishwashing plastic containers that contain harmful chemicals. 

     
  • Rady Children’s Car-T Cell Therapy offers hope for cancer patients

    Rady Children’s Car-T Cell Therapy offers hope for cancer patients

    Thursday, August 2 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-08-03 00:55:36 GMT

    There's a ground-breaking advancement in the fight against childhood leukemia which uses a patient's own immune system to battle the disease and San Diego is on the cutting edge. Rady Children's Hospital is one of only 30 centers nationwide certified to offer this innovative treatment along with providing hope to save lives. 

     

    There's a ground-breaking advancement in the fight against childhood leukemia which uses a patient's own immune system to battle the disease and San Diego is on the cutting edge. Rady Children's Hospital is one of only 30 centers nationwide certified to offer this innovative treatment along with providing hope to save lives. 

     
  • San Diego Bug Watch! 10 insects that could bite or sting you this summer

    San Diego Bug Watch! 10 insects that could bite or sting you this summer

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-08-01 22:02:50 GMT

    Living in San Diego County means enjoying the outdoors, whether it’s hitting the beach, hiking in the mountains, visiting a park or just hanging out in the yard or neighborhood. But outside is also bug-territory.

     

    Living in San Diego County means enjoying the outdoors, whether it’s hitting the beach, hiking in the mountains, visiting a park or just hanging out in the yard or neighborhood. But outside is also bug-territory.

     
  • What's Going Around Report - July 31, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - July 31, 2018

    More weather related issues are showing up on the San Diego health front this week. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said hot weather is leaving many San Diegans more than just uncomfortable. 

     

    More weather related issues are showing up on the San Diego health front this week. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said hot weather is leaving many San Diegans more than just uncomfortable. 

     
  • CDC would like to remind folks to not wash or reuse condoms

    CDC would like to remind folks to not wash or reuse condoms

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-08-01 00:11:28 GMT
    This photo taken Sept. 20, 2012, shows female and male condoms and instruction pamphlets. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)This photo taken Sept. 20, 2012, shows female and male condoms and instruction pamphlets. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    This month the Center for Disease Control and Prevention would like remind folks to not wash or reuse condoms - instead, the CDC urged folks to use a fresh one for each sex act.

     

    This month the Center for Disease Control and Prevention would like remind folks to not wash or reuse condoms - instead, the CDC urged folks to use a fresh one for each sex act.

     
  • Survey: San Diego vaccination rates higher than state, nation

    Survey: San Diego vaccination rates higher than state, nation

    Thursday, July 26 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-07-26 18:43:01 GMT

    More parents in San Diego County are vaccinating their children compared to the state and the nation.

     

    More parents in San Diego County are vaccinating their children compared to the state and the nation.

     
  • What's Going Around Report - July 24, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - July 24, 2018

    Heat and humidity can take a toll on our health in a number of ways. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said our current stretch of extreme summer weather is proving just that. 

     

    Heat and humidity can take a toll on our health in a number of ways. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said our current stretch of extreme summer weather is proving just that. 

     
  • Free wellness workshops offered to San Diego residents

    Free wellness workshops offered to San Diego residents

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:14:44 GMT

    A citywide wellness program is in the works to offer San Diegans free health-related classes. Dozens of workshops will be held each year at libraries and recreation centers, according to the City of San Diego.

     

    A citywide wellness program is in the works to offer San Diegans free health-related classes. Dozens of workshops will be held each year at libraries and recreation centers, according to the City of San Diego.

     
  • What's Going Around Report - July 17, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - July 17, 2018

    The weather often plays a role in health trends, and our current hot, humid conditions are no exception. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said some of the most common issues are nothing more than skin deep. 

     

    The weather often plays a role in health trends, and our current hot, humid conditions are no exception. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said some of the most common issues are nothing more than skin deep. 

     
  • Health Alert: Meningococcal case reported in downtown San Diego

    Health Alert: Meningococcal case reported in downtown San Diego

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:36:16 GMT

    A person who spent time at the USA Hostel in downtown San Diego has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday.

     

    A person who spent time at the USA Hostel in downtown San Diego has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday.

     
  • What's Going Around Report - July 10, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - July 10, 2018

    Summer camps are getting underway and many of them require a sports physical. If you are having trouble booking time with your regular physician, the nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic can help. 

     

    Summer camps are getting underway and many of them require a sports physical. If you are having trouble booking time with your regular physician, the nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic can help. 

     
  • Tuberculosis case reported at UC San Diego

    Tuberculosis case reported at UC San Diego

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:23:18 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-07-09 21:27:29 GMT

    A tuberculosis case was reported at UC San Diego, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

     

    A tuberculosis case was reported at UC San Diego, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

     
  • What's Going Around Report - June 26, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - June 26, 2018

    A judge in California has ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days.

     

    A judge in California has ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days.

     
  • Tips to keep your summer pool safe and clean

    Tips to keep your summer pool safe and clean

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:14:45 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:47:56 GMT

    The summer solstice, the first official day of summer, has arrived — which means it’s also the start of summer swimming pool season. So, it’s time to make sure if you have a pool that you’re doing everything you can to keep it safe and clean. 

     

    The summer solstice, the first official day of summer, has arrived — which means it’s also the start of summer swimming pool season. So, it’s time to make sure if you have a pool that you’re doing everything you can to keep it safe and clean. 

     
  • 'The Longest Day' raises Alzheimer's awareness

    'The Longest Day' raises Alzheimer's awareness

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:40:50 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:13:19 GMT

    Thursday is the longest day of the year, the summer solstice, and it is also a day when the Alzheimer's Association honors those with dementia and their caregivers, who have the longest day, every day. 

     

    Thursday is the longest day of the year, the summer solstice, and it is also a day when the Alzheimer's Association honors those with dementia and their caregivers, who have the longest day, every day. 

     
  • What's Going Around Report - June 19, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - June 19, 2018

    As the official start of summer is almost upon us, a painful infection has many San Diegans putting their warm weather plans on hold. The Nurse Practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said seeking medical attention is a good idea. 

     

    As the official start of summer is almost upon us, a painful infection has many San Diegans putting their warm weather plans on hold. The Nurse Practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said seeking medical attention is a good idea. 

     
  • Summer is coming! Which sunscreen should you be taking to San Diego beaches?

    Summer is coming! Which sunscreen should you be taking to San Diego beaches?

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-06-12 21:51:46 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-06-12 22:07:45 GMT

    It's hard enough to find a favorite sunscreen - one that goes on right and protects your skin. To add to the difficulty, a top consumer group says a majority of sunscreens they tested either don't work well or contain potentially harmful ingredients. 

     

    It's hard enough to find a favorite sunscreen - one that goes on right and protects your skin. To add to the difficulty, a top consumer group says a majority of sunscreens they tested either don't work well or contain potentially harmful ingredients. 

     
  • San Diego County seeks homeless participants for health care program

    San Diego County seeks homeless participants for health care program

    Monday, June 11 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-06-11 21:11:37 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-06-11 21:11:37 GMT

    San Diego County is actively seeking homeless individuals to take advantage of a budding health care program intended to save public money, officials announced Monday. Whole Person Wellness, which launched in January, funds access to behavioral and physical health services for frequent emergency care services users in order to shave Medi-Cal costs. 

     

    San Diego County is actively seeking homeless individuals to take advantage of a budding health care program intended to save public money, officials announced Monday. Whole Person Wellness, which launched in January, funds access to behavioral and physical health services for frequent emergency care services users in order to shave Medi-Cal costs. 

     
  • San Diego County expands suicide prevention plan

    San Diego County expands suicide prevention plan

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-05-30 21:49:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 30 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-05-30 21:49:44 GMT

    The San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council today announced new efforts to prevent people from taking their lives. Following a series of community focus groups and online surveys, the council revised its Suicide Prevention Action Plan to include nine strategies on suicide mitigation. 

     

    The San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council today announced new efforts to prevent people from taking their lives. Following a series of community focus groups and online surveys, the council revised its Suicide Prevention Action Plan to include nine strategies on suicide mitigation. 

     
  • Birth control pills recalled because of glitch that could cause pregnancy

    Birth control pills recalled because of glitch that could cause pregnancy

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-05-30 01:16:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 29 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-05-30 01:16:26 GMT

    Allergan is recalling almost 170,000 sample packs of birth control pills because placebo and active capsules were packaged out of order, heightening the risk of unwanted pregnancy.

     

    Allergan is recalling almost 170,000 sample packs of birth control pills because placebo and active capsules were packaged out of order, heightening the risk of unwanted pregnancy.

     
  • Digestive Health Day: How to keep your gut healthy

    Digestive Health Day: How to keep your gut healthy

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-05-29 20:33:47 GMT
    Tuesday, May 29 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-29 20:42:30 GMT

    Tuesday is World Digestive Health Day and with 100 million Americans suffering from some type of digestive problem it's no surprise that gut health has turned into a major health craze, boosting the sale of probiotics.

     

    Tuesday is World Digestive Health Day and with 100 million Americans suffering from some type of digestive problem it's no surprise that gut health has turned into a major health craze, boosting the sale of probiotics.

     
  • Growing Up San Diego: Rady Children's 'Safe Sleep ABCs' save infant lives

    Growing Up San Diego: Rady Children's 'Safe Sleep ABCs' save infant lives

    News 8 is proud to launch 8's Growing Up San Diego in partnership with Rady Children's Hospital to elevate infant and child wellness through education, outreach and prevention. In this edition, we explore the unthinkable; a parent or caregiver puts an infant to sleep and the child never wakes - a tragedy most often attributed to SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Experts at Rady Children's are leading an effort to reduce risk and say life-saving steps are as easy as "ABC."

     

    News 8 is proud to launch 8's Growing Up San Diego in partnership with Rady Children's Hospital to elevate infant and child wellness through education, outreach and prevention. In this edition, we explore the unthinkable; a parent or caregiver puts an infant to sleep and the child never wakes - a tragedy most often attributed to SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Experts at Rady Children's are leading an effort to reduce risk and say life-saving steps are as easy as "ABC."

     
  • What's Going Around Report - May 22, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - May 22, 2018

    May gray is living up to its name this week and it's having an effect on the local health front. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said these damp, windy conditions are stirring up problems for people with allergies. 

     

    May gray is living up to its name this week and it's having an effect on the local health front. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said these damp, windy conditions are stirring up problems for people with allergies. 

     
  • What's Going Around Report - May 15, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - May 15, 2018

    A variety of issues on the San Diego health front right - including some that are spurred by our changing spring weather.

     

    A variety of issues on the San Diego health front right - including some that are spurred by our changing spring weather.

     
  • Home Sick: Hidden dangers in your house

    Home Sick: Hidden dangers in your house

    Monday, May 14 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-05-14 21:49:24 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-05-14 21:57:14 GMT

    Have you ever wondered if something in your home or workplace could be making you sick? Environmental lawyer, author and activist Alan Bell survived a medical mystery in which he first thought he'd been poisoned by the mafia, only to discover his office building had made him sick. 

     

    Have you ever wondered if something in your home or workplace could be making you sick? Environmental lawyer, author and activist Alan Bell survived a medical mystery in which he first thought he'd been poisoned by the mafia, only to discover his office building had made him sick. 

     
  • What's Going Around Report - May 8, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - May 8, 2018

    May is National Better Speech and Hearing Month dedicated to recognizing the effects of hearing loss and speech disorders on individual wellness. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic say if a problem is identified, treatment can improve your quality of life.

     

    May is National Better Speech and Hearing Month dedicated to recognizing the effects of hearing loss and speech disorders on individual wellness. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic say if a problem is identified, treatment can improve your quality of life.

     
  • Final Flu Report: 341 Local Deaths, 20,747 Cases

    Final Flu Report: 341 Local Deaths, 20,747 Cases

    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-05-03 15:05:05 GMT
    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-05-03 15:05:05 GMT

    With no new flu deaths being reported in the past week, the final Influenza Watch report for this season shows the number of fatalities remains at 341 and 20,747 flu cases have been reported, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

     

    With no new flu deaths being reported in the past week, the final Influenza Watch report for this season shows the number of fatalities remains at 341 and 20,747 flu cases have been reported, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

     
  • What's Going Around Report - May 1, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - May 1, 2018

    The month of May is stirring up problems on the allergy front as our warm sunny weather has given way to wet, rainy conditions. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic say they are seeing the results in their clinics.

     

    The month of May is stirring up problems on the allergy front as our warm sunny weather has given way to wet, rainy conditions. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic say they are seeing the results in their clinics.

     
  • Second Hepatitis A free vaccine clinic held Friday

    Second Hepatitis A free vaccine clinic held Friday

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-04-27 16:03:04 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-04-27 16:03:04 GMT

    If you were among the San Diego County residents to receive a hepatitis A vaccine before the end of October 2017, it’s time for your second dose of vaccine.

     

    If you were among the San Diego County residents to receive a hepatitis A vaccine before the end of October 2017, it’s time for your second dose of vaccine.

     
  • 'Share the Love': Subaru donates more than $61K to Rady Children's Hospital

    'Share the Love': Subaru donates more than $61K to Rady Children's Hospital

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:01:23 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:16:34 GMT

    A local car dealership is "sharing the love" with Rady Children's Hospital. On Thursday, representatives from Frank Subaru in National City presented the hospital with a check for more than $61,000. 

     

    A local car dealership is "sharing the love" with Rady Children's Hospital. On Thursday, representatives from Frank Subaru in National City presented the hospital with a check for more than $61,000. 

     
  • Alzheimer's Town Square is a special place for patients

    Alzheimer's Town Square is a special place for patients

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:29 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:29:10 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:29 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:29:10 GMT

    A one of its kind daycare center for people with Alzheimer's disease, as well as other types of dementia, will soon be open to the public. 

     

    A one of its kind daycare center for people with Alzheimer's disease, as well as other types of dementia, will soon be open to the public. 

     
  • What's Going Around Report - April 24, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - April 24, 2018

    Skin issues are breaking out on the San Diego health front. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said they have a number of treatments to help patients find relief. 

     

    Skin issues are breaking out on the San Diego health front. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said they have a number of treatments to help patients find relief. 

     
  • Health Alert: FDA clears first contact lens with light-adaptive technology

    Health Alert: FDA clears first contact lens with light-adaptive technology

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:36:03 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:36:03 GMT
    New ACUVUE OASYS® with Transitions® Light Intelligent Technology™ via Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.New ACUVUE OASYS® with Transitions® Light Intelligent Technology™ via Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

    Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first contact lens to incorporate an additive that automatically darkens the lens when exposed to bright light.

     

    Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first contact lens to incorporate an additive that automatically darkens the lens when exposed to bright light.

     
  • What's Going Around Report - April 17, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - April 17, 2018

    An important reminder on the health front from the nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic. Here is this week's What's Going Around Report. 

     

    An important reminder on the health front from the nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic. Here is this week's What's Going Around Report. 

     
  • San Diego Center for AIDS Research awarded 5-year grant for $15M

    San Diego Center for AIDS Research awarded 5-year grant for $15M

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:43:42 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:43:42 GMT

    The San Diego Center for AIDS Research, which is based at UC San Diego, was awarded a five-year, $15 million grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, it was announced Monday.

     

    The San Diego Center for AIDS Research, which is based at UC San Diego, was awarded a five-year, $15 million grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, it was announced Monday.

     
  • Flu-related deaths went up to 334 in San Diego County

    Flu-related deaths went up to 334 in San Diego County

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-04-11 18:59:10 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-04-11 19:17:20 GMT

    Eight more flu deaths were reported last week and influenza activity in the region remained steady, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

     

    Eight more flu deaths were reported last week and influenza activity in the region remained steady, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

     
  • Flu cases top 20,000 in San Diego

    Flu cases top 20,000 in San Diego

    Thursday, April 5 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-04-05 13:54:31 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-04-05 13:54:31 GMT

    More than 20,000 lab-confirmed flu cases have been reported this season, the highest total since the County Health and Human Services Agency began tracking the virus 20 years ago.

     

    More than 20,000 lab-confirmed flu cases have been reported this season, the highest total since the County Health and Human Services Agency began tracking the virus 20 years ago.

     
  • What's Going Around Report - April 3, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - April 3, 2018

    Red, itchy eyes are a common symptom during allergy season, but the nurse practitioners at CVS Clinic said eye issues may be a sign of something else. 

     

    Red, itchy eyes are a common symptom during allergy season, but the nurse practitioners at CVS Clinic said eye issues may be a sign of something else. 

     
  • Flu-related deaths went up to 319 in San Diego County

    Flu-related deaths went up to 319 in San Diego County

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-03-28 20:42:58 GMT
    Wednesday, March 28 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-03-28 20:42:58 GMT

    Even though we’re approaching the end of March, influenza activity in the region is still elevated and people should continue getting vaccinated, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

     

    Even though we’re approaching the end of March, influenza activity in the region is still elevated and people should continue getting vaccinated, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

     
  • What's Going Around Report - March 27, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - March 27, 2018

    A sore throat is a common symptom of the common cold. The nurse practitioners said the painful condition may be a sign of something more. 

     

    A sore throat is a common symptom of the common cold. The nurse practitioners said the painful condition may be a sign of something more. 

     
  • County leaders unveil plan to battle drug addiction in San Diego

    County leaders unveil plan to battle drug addiction in San Diego

    Monday, March 26 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-03-26 19:23:08 GMT
    Monday, March 26 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-03-26 23:17:12 GMT

    San Diego County is looking to triple local and federal spending on addiction treatment from $54.6 million to $179.6 million, officials announced Monday.

     

    San Diego County is looking to triple local and federal spending on addiction treatment from $54.6 million to $179.6 million, officials announced Monday.

     
  • Heart Health: Reverse aging with exercise

    Heart Health: Reverse aging with exercise

    Monday, March 26 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-03-26 19:59:10 GMT
    Monday, March 26 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-03-26 22:12:13 GMT

    Getting in shape can help restore an aging heart. A recent student suggests that moderate to high-intensity exercise can reverse the heart muscle's signs of aging. 

     

    Getting in shape can help restore an aging heart. A recent student suggests that moderate to high-intensity exercise can reverse the heart muscle's signs of aging. 

     
  • Stress Awareness Month: Mindfulness for stress resilience

    Stress Awareness Month: Mindfulness for stress resilience

    Monday, March 26 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-03-26 20:40:03 GMT
    Monday, March 26 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-03-26 20:40:03 GMT

    Loss of sleep, weight gain, early aging, even heart problems can come as a result of stress. 

     

    Loss of sleep, weight gain, early aging, even heart problems can come as a result of stress. 

     
  • Study: Daily birth control pill for men shows promise

    Study: Daily birth control pill for men shows promise

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-03-21 19:37:07 GMT
    Wednesday, March 21 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-03-21 21:03:19 GMT

    A male contraceptive pill for men may be safe for daily use, according to researchers at the University of Washington. 

     

    A male contraceptive pill for men may be safe for daily use, according to researchers at the University of Washington. 

     
  • What's Going Around Report - March 20, 2018

    What's Going Around Report - March 20, 2018

    As this year's brutal flu season comes to a close, a variety of new problems has settled in on the San Diego health front. The Nurse Practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said knowing just what type of infection you have makes a big difference in treatment. 

     

    As this year's brutal flu season comes to a close, a variety of new problems has settled in on the San Diego health front. The Nurse Practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said knowing just what type of infection you have makes a big difference in treatment. 

     
  • ‘Highly fit’ middle-age women nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later, study finds

    ‘Highly fit’ middle-age women nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later, study finds

    Thursday, March 15 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-03-15 21:19:16 GMT
    Thursday, March 15 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-03-15 21:19:16 GMT
    A new study found physically fit middle-age women are nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later. (Photo: Getty Images)A new study found physically fit middle-age women are nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later. (Photo: Getty Images)

    If this doesn’t encourage you to squeeze in a workout today, nothing will: a new study from Sweden shows that women who were highly fit in mid-life were nearly 90% less likely to get dementia decades later. 

     

    If this doesn’t encourage you to squeeze in a workout today, nothing will: a new study from Sweden shows that women who were highly fit in mid-life were nearly 90% less likely to get dementia decades later. 

     
  • Health Alert: 19-year-old woman dies from flu complications in San Diego

    Health Alert: 19-year-old woman dies from flu complications in San Diego

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-03-14 21:20:16 GMT
    Thursday, March 15 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-03-15 16:05:28 GMT

    Thirteen influenza-related deaths reported last week have brought the season's total to 302 in San Diego County, health officials announced Wednesday. 

     

    Thirteen influenza-related deaths reported last week have brought the season's total to 302 in San Diego County, health officials announced Wednesday. 

     
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