Washington, DC - A new study published in the May 2018 issue of Preventive Medicine shows that African Americans and Latinos are significantly more likely to experience serious depression than Whites, but chronic stress does not seem to explain these differences. Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) was the senior author of the study, which also found that African Americans and Latinos were more likely to have higher levels of chronic stress and more unhealthy behaviors.

San Diego, California - The County of San Diego took one more step toward being prepared for the future as the region faces a dramatic increase in the number of older adults.

San Diego, California - The County of San Diego released an After Action Report today that summarizes the County’s response to an unprecedented hepatitis A outbreak that began in early March 2017.

El Cajon, California - The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is working with Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District officials to notify people who were possibly exposed to tuberculosis at the district’s El Cajon and Rancho San Diego campuses. The period of exposure was from January 30 to April 24.

San Diego, California - Every year, more than 1,000 college students are lost to suicide across the country.

San Diego, California - 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 today.

San Diego, California - We don’t get that much rain here in San Diego county, but it only takes a little bit of sitting water to attract mosquitoes.