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  • Deadly H5N1 bird flu needs just 5 mutations to spread easily in people

    It’s a flu virus so deadly that scientists once halted research on the disease because governments feared it might be used by terrorists to stage a biological attack. Yet despite the fact that the H5N1 avian influenza has killed 60% of the 650...
  • Walgreens to close 76 unprofitable stores, 14 in the West

    Walgreens to close 76 unprofitable stores, 14 in the West
    Walgreen Co., the nation’s largest drugstore chain, said it will close 76 unprofitable stores around the country in the second half of the fiscal year. The Deerfield, Ill., company has 8,210 stores nationwide, or 138 more than a year ago. Of...
  • Chris Tillman shakes off rust in first start in nine days

    Chris Tillman shakes off rust in first start in nine days
    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman wasn't his sharpest in his final spring tuneup before Opening Day, but he was able to limit the damage to work out of several jams against the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park on...
  • Deerfield police officer Anthony Parisi dies

    Deerfield police officer Anthony Parisi dies
    Co-workers and friends of Deerfield police Officer Anthony "Tony" Parisi remembered him as a dedicated and professional law enforcement officer after his death last week. "(Parisi) was a valued member of the Deerfield Police Department. … Tony...
  • Commentary: Reflecting on life, grief and enduring love

    It's a wild morning, pouring rain. At high tide the southwest swell is rolling under the Newport Pier and washing through the dory market, carving out big chunks of beach with each wave. Someone suggests moving the paddle-out to the bay. We confer &#...
  • County urges meningitis vaccinations for men who have sex with men

    County urges meningitis vaccinations for men who have sex with men
    Citing a recently identified uptick in potentially deadly meningococcal disease, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recommended Wednesday that men who have sex with men get a meningitis vaccination. All men who have sex with men, whether...
  • Letters: Fearless nuns

    Re "A renegade keeps her faith," Column, March 29 What a wonderful way to end Women's History Month. Sandy Banks' column on Sister Judy Vaughan was a tribute to her and to all the nuns who preceded her. In the early days of our country, these...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kings-Ducks: Quick, Brown will be game-time decisions; Fowler iffy

    Kings-Ducks: Quick, Brown will be game-time decisions; Fowler iffy
    Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and winger Dustin Brown, both stricken by flu, will be game-time decisions Saturday night for the encounter with the Ducks at Staples Center. Neither player participated in the Kings’ morning skate at El Segundo, an...