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  • 3 gay men die of meningitis; L.A. County recommends vaccinations

    3 gay men die of meningitis; L.A. County recommends vaccinations
    Three gay men who contracted meningitis have died from the disease, officials said Thursday, heightening calls in West Hollywood and beyond that people get vaccinated. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health began providing free vaccinations...
  • Meningitis deaths bring warning for gay men

    Meningitis deaths bring warning for gay men
    Three gay men who contracted meningitis have died of the disease, officials said Thursday, heightening calls in West Hollywood and beyond that people get vaccinated. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health began providing free vaccinations...
  • 3 gay men die of meningitis in L.A. County

    3 gay men die of meningitis in L.A. County
    Three gay men sickened from meningitis in L.A. County have died, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Thursday. The department announced earlier this week that there have been eight cases of invasive meningococcal disease in the county...
  • Deadly L.A.-area meningitis cases raise concerns in gay community

    Deadly L.A.-area meningitis cases raise concerns in gay community
    As three people were confirmed dead this week after having contracted meningitis in Los Angeles County, at least one medical expert said there is a "pretty strong signal" that men who have sex with men are at increased risk for the rare bacterial...
  • Understanding the meningitis strain that killed three gay L.A. men

    Understanding the meningitis strain that killed three gay L.A. men
    The deaths of three gay men who contracted meningitis have sparked concern in Los Angeles' gay community. Here are some basic questions and answers about the disease. What is this form of meningitis? Invasive meningococcal disease stems from a rare...
  • Baby 'cured' of HIV: New details offer hope for other patients

    Baby 'cured' of HIV: New details offer hope for other patients
    New details about the first person to be cured of HIV through drug therapy alone offer hope that others who are born with the virus may be able to beat it back and avoid a lifetime of treatment, researchers reported Wednesday. The formerly HIV-...
  • Don't Fool With The Flu

    File under "N" for no coincidence: 1) This year's influenza season has hit the 18- to 64-year-old age group harder than in recent years. 2) According to the Centers for Disease Control, that age group tends to have the lowest vaccination rates. No...
  • Rules For Women Who Are The Boss

    Rules For Women Who Are The Boss
    When Forbes reports that between 1997 and 2013 the number of businesses owned by women has increased by 59 percent, why do many female business leaders still prefer to think of themselves as miraculously gender-free? Have you ever heard a man say...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 9/30/13

    Today's Birthday (09/30/13). You may travel for work this year (definitely for pleasure). Talk about what you love, and cultivate your networks toward that. Study a passion, formally or not. Build savings with a frugal lifestyle. Less is more. True up...
  • A personal air purifier

    A personal air purifier
    Name: AirTamer A302 What it is: An air purifier worn around the neck or clipped to a pocket that, the company says, creates a 3-foot radius of cleaner air around your head. How it works: According to the company, AirTamer emits more than "2 million...
  • He's floored by maid's pillow protocol

    He's floored by maid's pillow protocol
    Question: Recently I stayed at a luxury hotel. My stay was pleasant enough, but one day I was in the room when I heard a knock on the door. It was the hotel maid who had come to clean the room. I told her that I just had to grab my coat, that I was...