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  • Peninsula residents, ignore flu shot at your own peril

    Peninsula residents, ignore flu shot at your own peril
    Peninsula residents have no excuse not to get the flu shot if they haven't already done so. Early this week, Dr. Nzinga Teule-Hekima, currently health director for both the Peninsula and Hampton health departments, announced that the district's...
  • Ted Ligety's giant slalom mastery as a course to stardom

    Ted Ligety's giant slalom mastery as a course to stardom
    The new face of the U.S. men's Alpine team has never skied "wasted," a la Bode Miller, but he has skied feeling sicker than a dog. The face, in fact, could have used a box of tissues as he sniffled through an interview last November at training camp...
  • Lake County schools help health department track flu

    Lake County schools help health department track flu
    Two Libertyville school districts are participating in a new program that tracks the flu in students and gives data to Lake County officials about how well the kids are handling the illness. The Lake County Health Department organized four different...
  • Man accused of selling deadly toxin online to undercover agent

    Man accused of selling deadly toxin online to undercover agent
    While many are debating the safety of the Winder Olympics in Sochi, you only have to take a closer look at the Sunshine State for some really scary news -- and be thankful folks are so open in their email. Jesse William Korff, 19, of Muse in Glades...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Whether we like it or not, viral illnesses are typical this time of year

    We're starting off 2014 in the throes of a lot of viral illness. This is typical, with January and February notorious months for the peak of flu, RSV and common colds. Despite the historic statistics, my patients, their parents and even my friends...
  • Girls' Soccer: Brown does plenty for CdM

    Girls' Soccer: Brown does plenty for CdM
    Missing two of its top three goal scorers for Tuesday night's Pacific Coast League clash with Beckman, the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer team was a bit short-handed. The Sea Kings already rely plenty on set pieces for their goals, but that seemed to...
  • 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...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Resolutions Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer the Mayo Clinic Diet. This 12-week workshop aims to help break unhealthy food habits. The program is led by a registered dietitian and cardiac rehabilitation specialist. Class will be held from 5:30 p.m....
  • Heat champ Ray Allen loves life in Miami

    Heat champ Ray Allen loves life in Miami
    Miami Heat guard Ray Allen and his wife, Shannon, love living in South Florida, especially during the winter months. "Just being able to get a cabana at the W Hotel and sit back with my family during the middle of the season is wonderful," the two-...
  • CdM, Northwood play to draw

    A physical game seems to be par for the course when the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer team meets up with Northwood. Thursday afternoon's key Pacific Coast League match was no exception. Both teams struggled to put together good scoring...
  • Death rates down in L.A. County, but Alzheimer's disease is on the rise

    Death rates down in L.A. County, but Alzheimer's disease is on the rise
    Los Angeles County's mortality rate dropped 19% between 2001 and 2010, according to a new report from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Data compiled for the report, which was released Monday, showed that death rates due to coronary...