Health

AIDS remains a stubborn foe in San Diego County

AIDS remains a stubborn foe in San Diego County

It may seem that HIV disease and AIDS are a thing of the past, because more effective drugs now keep infected people healthy and alive. It also might seem that targeted educational programs prevent transmission now that we’re nearly four decades into the epidemic. But statistics for 2014 say that’s not quite the case. In San Diego County, 480 people ... Read More »

Sharp hospital apologizes for privacy breach as video sting provokes backlash

Sharp hospital apologizes for privacy breach as video sting provokes backlash

Sharp Grossmont Hospital has apologized for releasing 14 video clips that included women undergoing obstetric surgery, an error it said constituted a breach of their medical privacy and has led to state and federal agency notification. “We are very sorry that this error occurred and that the privacy of these patients was breached,” the Sharp Grossmont statement said. The hospital ... Read More »

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