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  • Community Commentary: Autism, vaccine link unproven

    It is a sad day indeed when newspapers publish diatribes against vaccines when our nation is facing a measles and pertussis epidemic simultaneously ("Mailbag: Parent disputes vaccination advice," May 27). As an emergency physician, trained in internal and...
  • Low vaccination rates in some schools raise outbreak risks

    Low vaccination rates in some schools raise outbreak risks
    Clusters of children without their required vaccinations in about 200 Illinois schools are raising the chances of school-based outbreaks of serious preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough, a Tribune analysis of state data has found. The...
  • Book review: 'The Panic Virus' by Seth Mnookin

    Book review: 'The Panic Virus' by Seth Mnookin
    The Panic Virus A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear Seth Mnookin Simon & Schuster: 429 pp., $26.99 Readers take note. If you're already convinced that vaccines cause autism, that vaccine-preventable infectious diseases no longer threaten...
  • Support groups around Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Thursday, 7-9 p.m. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients or those who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's. Learn about the disease, what to expect and how to cope. The Bain...
  • "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

    "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot
    "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" By Rebecca Skloot Crown, 369 pages, $26 Dr. George Gey and his wife Margaret had been trying to grow cells outside the human body for thirty years when Henrietta Lacks walked into Johns Hopkins Hospital in February...
  • In support

    Al-Anon is a support group comprised of persons whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. It’s sole purpose is to help the families and friends of problem drinkers. For information in St. Joseph, LaPorte, Marshall and Starke...
  • In Support

    ELKHART - Center for Hospice Care is conducting a Summer Grief Forum, a series of educationally focused sessions featuring speakers who will share important information and answer questions. Each session is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 15 ...
  • A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'

     A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'
    RICHMOND – When Majorie was 8 years old in the early 1930s, she came home from school in the Texas community she grew up in to find her mother and a friend talking about a neighbor woman who had just died, leaving four children behind. "This...
  • WATCH: DollarShaveClub.com commercial goes viral, crashes servers

    WATCH: DollarShaveClub.com commercial goes viral, crashes servers
    It was uploaded to YouTube two days ago. It's been viewed 600,000 times since. That's a lot of razors to sell. From DollarShaveClub.com's YouTube description.... Dollar Shave Club couldn't be simpler. Select one of our great razors, pay one low monthly...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Olympia Dukakis

    Great Old Broad Series: Olympia Dukakis
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Start-up spotlight: Dollar Shave Club offers monthly razor supply

    Start-up spotlight: Dollar Shave Club offers monthly razor supply
    A Santa Monica start-up wants to take the financial pain out of shaving. Dollar Shave Club is a new membership-only website that promises to “shave time, shave money” by sending customers a shipment of razor blades automatically every month....