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  • Joshua D. Lenchus: No link between vaccines and autism

    Even in the era of Internet search capability, it is still surprising to read that misinformation abounds. One need only read the letter to the editor by chiropractor Lewis Singer on Sept. 1 regarding the vaccine and autism issue. To date, there has...
  • Carbon monoxide leak at grocery store sends 5 to hospital

    Carbon monoxide leak at grocery store sends 5 to hospital
    Five people were treated then transported to local hospitals following a carbon monoxide leak at a grocery store near Pine Hills, Orange County Fire Rescue officials say. A Hazmat team was sent to the Caribbean Supercenter at 5111 West Colonial Drive...
  • With Ebola scare, travel industry hits rough patch

    With a series of embarrassing accidents in its wake, the $37.1-billion cruise industry was looking forward to a strong booking season this winter. Instead, cruise operators are facing the same crisis that has shaken the airline industry: Ebola....
  • CPS gave 38 shots for allergic reactions in year

      CPS gave 38 shots for allergic reactions in year
    In the first year that Chicago Public Schools stocked epinephrine injectors at all schools, nurses and other trained workers administered the hormone 38 times, according a study by Northwestern Medicine published Monday in the American Journal of...
  • Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit

    Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit
    A Baltimore jury has awarded nearly $2.1 million to a 17-year-old city youth who was allegedly poisoned by lead paint in the 1990s when he was a toddler in an East Baltimore rental home. The judgment against Elliot Dackman and the estates of Sandra and...
  • When antibiotics stop working

     When antibiotics stop working
    In 2010, a survey was taken of doctors in Britain asking them to name the most important medical advance of the past 50 years. There were lots of potential candidates, from vaccines to cholesterol-lowering drugs to MRI scans. But none of them measured...
  • September is National Fall Prevention Month: First Day of Fall, Sept. 23, is Falls Prevention Awareness Day

    September has arrived and soon fall will begin making its first golden mark. As soon as we start seeing fallen leaves on the sidewalks, we will also start seeing the usual autumn slip-n-falls. The National Council on Aging has designated Sept. 23 as Falls...
  • Respiratory illness spreads to more than half of U.S. states: CDC

    Respiratory illness spreads to more than half of U.S. states: CDC
    More than half of U.S. states have confirmed cases of a respiratory illness that has sickened children with symptoms ranging from mild colds to more severe breathing difficulties, according to health officials. As of Monday, 175 people in 27 states had...
  • CDC study offers sharply differing forecasts for Ebola epidemic

    CDC study offers sharply differing forecasts for Ebola epidemic
    Researchers offered two starkly differing forecasts for the future of West Africa on Tuesday, estimating that the Ebola epidemic could either be snuffed out by the end of January, or swell to more than 1.4 million cases, depending on the world’s...
  • U.S. doctor was treated with experimental Ebola drug TKM-Ebola

    U.S. doctor was treated with experimental Ebola drug TKM-Ebola
    An American doctor who is recovering from Ebola at a Nebraska hospital got an experimental Canadian drug as part of his treatment, hospital officials disclosed this week. Dr. Rick Sacra started receiving TKM-Ebola, manufactured by Canadian drug firm ...
  • Mailbag: Parents who don't vaccinate put kids at risk

    During my recent annual physical examination, my physician cautioned me about the whooping cough epidemic in Newport Beach. Given this unbelievably bad news, I had a Tdap booster vaccination against pertussis, diphtheria and tetanus. Why is there a...