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  • Mobile Health Clinic Coming To Plaquemines

    Mobile Health Clinic Coming To Plaquemines
    A new mobile health clinic is bringing a pediatrician to lower Plaquemines Parish, where doctors have been scarce for years and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has bitten deep into budgets while increasing stress. Dr. Irwin Redlener of Columbia University...
  • Reform will expand hospice options

    Reform will expand hospice options
    About this time last year, voters and politicians were consumed by the rumor — fanned by healthcare overhaul opponents — that the legislation would establish "death panels" of government bureaucrats who could "pull the plug on Grandma" if...
  • Group places Irvine in top 100 for young people

    The city of Irvine was recognized last week as one of the best communities for young people in the United States. America's Promise Alliance, which was founded by Colin Powell in 1997, and ING, an online bank, honored 100 cities across the U.S in their...
  • Obesity

    NOT FOR PUBLICATION "Combating obesity is the #1 health care problem for U.S. children," says Donald Lewis, chair of pediatrics at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. "A life expectancy shorter than their parents should stop people in their...
  • Mental health parity act may affect your medical benefits

    Mental health parity act may affect your medical benefits
    The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, by some estimates, could affect the health coverage of approximately 113 million Americans. Exactly how it will affect them, though, will vary widely. The purpose of the law, which went into...
  • Children Deal With Gulf Oil Spill Stress, Too

    Children Deal With Gulf Oil Spill Stress, Too
    Mental health professionals are concerned about the toll this summer of uncertainty along the Gulf Coast could be taking on kids. Parents who have seen work slow down or stop because of the massive BP oil spill are being forced to cut family budgets....
  • Castration drug used as autism therapy

    Castration drug used as autism therapy
    A Maryland medical group has started treating autistic children in South Florida with shots of a drug used for chemical castration, a therapy widely panned by mainstream experts. The group gives children the cancer drug Lupron to stop their bodies from...
  • Board welcomes new superintendent

    The following is from the July 13 meeting of the Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education meeting. Board members welcomed the new superintendent, Sherine Smith, to her first school board meeting. Smith thanked the board for their warm...
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  • Hoarding: When stuff really piles up

    Hoarding: When stuff really piles up
    When an elderly Chicago couple were found buried alive in their debris-filled home recently, their plight became a public example of a poignant situation that faces millions of people: the inability to sort through and discard possessions, some of them...
  • Senate bill gains support from local providers

    A week after the U.S. Senate passed a health-care reform bill on Christmas Eve, health-care providers and consumers are trying to figure out what the proposed reform could mean for them. Health-care providers agree reform is needed, but opinions vary...