Health

Three Students Diagnosed with Whooping Cough

| 12:24 PM

In San Diego County, three new cases of whooping cough were reported this week where other children may have been exposed to the highly contagious disease, County Health and Human Services Agency officials said today.

Health

County’s ToughTimesSD.org Site is Golden

| 12:19 PM

Middle age men are dying by suicide in higher numbers than people in other age groups. Of the 372 suicides reported in the region last year, 44 percent (165) were men between the ages of 40 and 59 years of age.

Health

Whooping Cough Cases Continue to Slow

| 2:48 PM

San Diego County has passed the 400 mark for pertussis cases in 2011, but that’s fewer than half the number of cases reported last year at this time, according to County Health and Human Services Agency officials. While new cases are being reported, the number of cases for the past two months is similar to what was seen in 2009.