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  • Willy Burgdorfer dies at 89; discovered bacteria causing Lyme disease

    Willy Burgdorfer dies at 89; discovered bacteria causing Lyme disease
    Willy Burgdorfer, a Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, died Monday of complications of Parkinson's disease in western Montana. He was 89. A spokesman at the Daly-Leach Chapel...
  • LDN may help auto immune conditions

    LDN may help auto immune conditions
    Dear Readers: Low-dose naltrexone, or LDN, is the prescription medication that every doctor has heard of, but rarely prescribes. Regular naltrexone (not low dose) is used for heroin addicts, alcoholics and opiate withdrawal. The low-dose version of the...
  • Floored over differences in how men and women think

     Floored over differences in how men and women think
    For $75, the interior designer was supposed to look at my kitchen and help me decide on paint or wallpaper, and how to make the space more efficient. But first, she proceeded to tell me everything else that needed changing in our house. "It looks like...
  • Thanksgiving: A day for giving thanks

    In this season when we gather roots from the earth, and fowl from the field, when the slant of the sun drops lower and the light turns molasses, here is the challenge: Be attentive to wonder and wisdom. Stitch the day with blessing. Bow head and whisper,...
  • Fed sentence: rehab for ex-lawmaker Dawson

    Fed sentence: rehab for ex-lawmaker Dawson
    Former state legislator Mandy Dawson was freed from federal detention to enter a residential drug treatment program Monday after pleading guilty to violating probation by using cocaine. Dawson, 58, has been in custody since her arrest in June...
  • Yes: Benefits would be far-reaching

    Caregivers are now being called drug dealers by opponents of Amendment 2. As a medical consultant and a police officer's daughter, I am horrified by the comparison. This November, we will vote on Amendment 2, which will expand the use of medical...
  • Margaret Atwood's 'Stone Mattress': Myths for our times

    Margaret Atwood's 'Stone Mattress': Myths for our times
    The contemporary mythologist is an endangered literary species in today's landscape of post-modernist, realist prose. Mythology, by its very definition, evokes the narrative arisen from a culture's oral storytelling tradition. These are stories handed...
  • Raw deal for AbbVie, but does anyone care?

    Raw deal for AbbVie, but does anyone care?
    AbbVie got hosed on its aborted Shire deal. Let's get that up top. It's also very hard to feel sorry for it. Sure, the North Chicago-based pharmaceutical business failed to score Adderall and the Irish outfit behind it. You can make all the cracks you...
  • Effective treatment for knee bursitis depends on underlying cause

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the most effective way to treat knee bursitis? I've had it for months and the pain is worsening, but I've heard that even after treatment it can come back. Is there a way to prevent it in the future? ANSWER: Bursitis is a term...
  • Carnett: Chalk the changes in school in 1950s up to progress

    I was a student when the Newport-Mesa Unified School District unveiled what was considered at the time the grandest advance in classroom technology in decades. The year was 1954, and I was a fifth-grader at Lindbergh School in Costa Mesa. NMUSD...
  • Amgen, bowing to hedge fund pressure, to cut up to 1,100 more jobs

    Amgen, bowing to hedge fund pressure, to cut up to 1,100 more jobs
    Amgen Inc., the Southern California biotech giant that has struggled to match the torrid growth of its pharmaceutical peers, finds itself in the crosshairs of a New York hedge fund manager, one of the new breed of activist investors, who is loudly calling...