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  • Michael J. Fox foundation selects UCSD for Parkinson's study

    Michael J. Fox foundation selects UCSD for Parkinson's study
    LA JOLLA, Calif. - The UC San Diego School of Medicine is embarking on a five-year study of Parkinson's disease in partnership with a foundation created by actor Michael J. Fox, the school announced Tuesday. UCSD will be one of 18 participants in the...
  • 24 questions may detect autism early

    24 questions may detect autism early
    LA JOLLA, Calif. -- A one-page questionnaire with 24 questions could help doctors screen for warning signs of autism in 1-year-old children, researchers at University of California, San Diego said. "The fact that we can identify babies who are at risk as...
  • Study: New Screening Test May Detect Autism in Infants

    Study: New Screening Test May Detect Autism in Infants
    SAN DIEGO -- A five-minute screening test could help detect autism in babies at 12 months of age, giving parents and doctors far more time to intervene, U.S. researchers said Thursday. The study is the first to show that a simple screening tool could...
  • County warns of increased rattlesnake bites

    County warns of increased rattlesnake bites
    SAN DIEGO -- Rattlesnakes have started to appear throughout San Diego County due to the recent warm weather and they are biting, according to officials. Around 2 p.m. Thursday, Heartland Firefighters responded to a rattlesnake bite on Arroyo de Viejas in...
  • Tubert takes home Southeastern Conference honors

    GLENDALE — The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Emily Tubert (Burroughs High, 2010) freshman, University of Arkansas women's golf: Tubert guided the 12th-ranked University of Arkansas women's golf team to a fourth-...
  • Cardiff woman ID'd in fatal Encinitas crash

    Cardiff woman ID'd in fatal Encinitas crash
    SAN DIEGO - A Cardiff woman who died in a fiery weekend traffic accident that also killed a second person and injured three others was publicly identified Tuesday. Christina Donaghy, 40, suffered fatal injuries when the eastbound Porsche Targa...
  • San Diego among best in trauma care

    San Diego among best in trauma care
    Doctors said the chances of surviving a traumatic emergency in San Diego are higher than many other cities. "San Diego has become a model for the country and the entire world," said Dr. Michael Sise, trauma medical director at Scripps Mercy Hospital. In...
  • Ron Paul to speak at UCSD

    Ron Paul to speak at UCSD
    SAN DIEGO -- Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul is scheduled to speak at a town hall at UC San Diego Friday evening. The Texas congressman, the only Republican still challenging part-time La Jolla resident Mitt Romney, the expected GOP presidential...
  • 11 city high schools make US News 'best' list

    11 city high schools make US News 'best' list
    SAN DIEGO -- Eleven San Diego campuses made the list of best high schools in the nation released Tuesday by US News and World Report magazine. The schools, 10 of which are in the San Diego Unified School District and one which is a charter school, all...
  • New Study Shows Increase in Distracted Driving

    New Study Shows Increase in Distracted Driving
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A new study suggests there's been an increase in the number of distracted drivers on the road in California. The new study from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) comes on the heels of the state's second annual Distracted...
  • Body in cave ID'd as missing UCSD student

    Body in cave ID'd as missing UCSD student
    SAN DIEGO -- A body found at the bottom of a 60-foot-deep earthen shaft in the Anza-Borrego Desert last weekend is that of a college student who went missing while exploring mud caves in the rugged area with relatives and friends a month ago, the county...