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  • Chemical spill causes closures, rush for water in West Virginia

    West Virginia's governor declared a state of emergency for five counties Thursday after a chemical spill contaminated the Elk River, affecting tens of thousands of people and forcing schools and eateries to close. [Updated, 7:25 p.m. PST Jan. 9: The...
  • Orchid-growing tips for beginners

    Orchid-growing tips for beginners
    Orchid blooms are beloved by many, but they can intimidate budding gardeners. Joan Connors, retired greenhouse manager of the American Orchid Society, has a few tips to help beginners keep plants healthy, happy and blooming. "I love growing orchids,...
  • Physicians can't count on the market to make vital drugs available [Letter]

    Physicians can't count on the market to make vital drugs available [Letter]
    I second Del. Dan K. Morhaim's concern about shortages of basic drugs ("Medication crisis," Jan. 5). An example is the inexpensive yet effective drug called atropine. I have used this medication for years, both in hospitals and in my private office,...
  • Children diagnosed with ADHD may continue to have symptoms into adulthood

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our son was diagnosed at the age of 9 with ADHD. He's now 13 and doing well but is still on medication. Will he need to continue taking the medication until adulthood, or do children usually outgrow the condition as they mature? ANSWER:...
  • Health officials warn flu is striking early this season

    Health officials warn flu is striking early this season
    It may be no surprise to snifflers stuck in doctor's office waiting rooms: The 2013-2014 influenza season appears to be picking up steam earlier than most flu seasons. On Friday, state and Los Angeles County health officials reported "sharp increases"...
  • Day 3 of West Virginia chemical spill and tap water is still a danger

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the third straight day, more than 300,000 residents of West Virginia were unable to use their tap water because of a state of emergency declared after a chemical solvent leaked into the area’s water supply late...
  • 'Handful of people' admitted to hospitals after West Virginia spill

    'Handful of people' admitted to hospitals after West Virginia spill
    West Virginia health officials said Saturday that several people have been admitted to hospitals for chemical-related symptoms following a solvent leak into the area’s water supply that has left more than 300,000 residents unable to use tap water....
  • West Virginians to be without water for days because of chemical spill

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the third straight day, with more ahead, about 300,000 residents of West Virginia were unable to use their tap water because a chemical solvent leaked into the area’s water supply Thursday. As authorities on...
  • 'Light at the end of the tunnel' for West Virginia water crisis

    West Virginians saw signs of hope Sunday even as 300,000 people spent a fourth day under orders not to use their tap water after a chemical spill. "I believe we’re at a point where we see light at the end of the tunnel," Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin...
  • DNA evidence yields arrest in 2012 Rowland Heights rape case

    DNA evidence yields arrest in 2012 Rowland Heights rape case
    Authorities say they were able to use DNA evidence to track down a man who they say brutally beat and raped a 29-year-old woman in her apartment in 2012. The woman, who has not been identified, woke up at 6 a.m. Oct. 27 in her Rowland Heights ...
  • Green tea disease-fighting compounds may weaken blood pressure drugs

    Green tea disease-fighting compounds may weaken blood pressure drugs
    As far as scientists can tell, green tea has many health benefits. It contains natural antioxidants called flavonoids that appear to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and various types of cancer, including cancers of the breast, lung and...