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  • 'Thee Elbow Room' makes its debut in Montrose

    'Thee Elbow Room' makes its debut in Montrose
    Though last year saw a number of Honolulu Avenue eateries close their doors, new ones quickly pop up to take their place. One of the newest to debut in the Montrose shopping district is Thee Elbow Room, a petite-sized coffee and lunch spot, replacing...
  • Federal health agency says flu season in California worst since 2009

    Federal health agency says flu season in California worst since 2009
    With 405 reports of severe influenza cases -- deaths, or hospitalizations requiring intensive care -- 2013-2014 is shaping up to be the most severe since 2009's swine flu pandemic, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
  • CDC urges flu vaccinations amid mounting H1N1 illnesses

    With several weeks or more remaining in a particularly deadly influenza season, U.S. health officials on Thursday urged flu vaccinations for everyone over the age of 6 months, including pregnant women. "Influenza can make anyone very sick, very fast and...
  • CDC: This year's flu strain difficult for young patients

    CDC: This year's flu strain difficult for young patients
    This flu season was “particularly hard” on relatively young patients across the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. The CDC’s early estimates fulfill the predictions by public health...
  • Health officials see flu declining but warn of measles

    Just as California’s record-setting flu season seems to be fading, with 278 deaths confirmed as of Friday, health officials warned that another infectious and sometimes deadly virus has arrived --  measles. Fifteen Californians have come down with...
  • How To Avoid Getting Sick On Your Vacation

    When it comes to vacation mishaps, mine, luckily, have been limited to sunburn, mosquito bites and the occasional upset stomach from overindulging in too many ice cream cones or margaritas. Other travelers, though, aren't so lucky. Last month, more...
  • 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...
  • Tidewater authors choose self-publishing

    Tidewater authors choose self-publishing
    "I should write a book." We've all heard that statement before from friends or family or coworkers. We might have even said it ourselves. We all have stories to tell, whether real or fictional. In the past, those who wrote a book faced a limited...
  • Letters: Perils of the unvaccinated

    Re "As flu passes, new threat rises," Feb. 22 The Times reports on a new outbreak of measles in California, with nearly half of those affected having opted against childhood vaccination by using the state's personal beliefs exemption. Like the flu,...
  • Make soap last through flu season

    One thing that seems to be lingering besides the cold weather this year is the flu. Flu season usually peaks in January and February, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but it is unpredictable and can linger into May. And as it...
  • Ducks turn up the intensity in 2-1 win over Kings

    There were distinct flickers of playoff-like hate, here and there Saturday night at Staples Center. You had Kings forward Jeff Carter and Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin snapping and taking jabs at each other behind the play in the first period...