San Diego, California - Three more cases of wound botulism in people who injected black tar heroin have been reported in San Diego County, bringing the total to six in the past month, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced Friday.

San Diego, California - Two studies released Friday show an increasing economic and physical toll of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia on San Diego County families and the region’s health care economy.

San Diego, California - While influenza activity continued to decrease in San Diego, another six flu deaths were reported last week, bringing this season’s total to 339, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.

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

San Diego, California - Three cases of wound botulism in men who injected black tar heroin have been reported in San Diego County within the past month, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced.

San Diego, California - Nineteen people and organizations were honored by the County today for their achievements in improving the health and well-being of local residents.

Washington, DC - In a new study, researchers identified genetic subtypes of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) that could help explain why some patients with the disease respond to treatment and others don’t. The study, led by researchers in the Center for Cancer Research (CCR) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, with additional authors from several institutions around the world, was published online April 11, 2018, in The New England Journal of Medicine.