San Diego, California - The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), today released the largest and most  comprehensive health and lifestyle analysis of people from a range of Hispanic/Latino origins.

San Diego, California - A person recently diagnosed with measles may have exposed others at Branch Health Clinic Miramar on February 14 and 18 and at Naval Medical Center San Diego on February 17, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) announced.

San Diego, California - More than 17,400 people across San Diego County answered the call to Love Your Heart on Valentine’s Day by getting their blood pressure checked.

San Diego, California - On February 14, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported the death of a high school student believed to have died from meningococcal disease. Several days later, local media inquired about a possible woman’s death due to meningitis. Both cases were described in media reports as cases of “meningitis.”

San Diego, California - The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is reporting 22 new cases of pertussis last week, including 8 cases at locations where others may have been exposed to the disease.

San Diego, California - Eight additional flu-related deaths were reported last week, but the number of cases in the region continued to drop, as did the percentage of patients who went to an emergency room with influenza-like illness.