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  • Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors

    Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors
    In cookbooks, health food stores and alternative health clinics, the word is getting out: Acid is the latest dietary villain. It's not necessarily the acid in foods like tomatoes and lemons that supposedly cause the trouble. Instead, a growing number of...
  • Health professions for students of color is conference topic

    The new faces of medicine will be at UC Irvine Saturday. The Latino Medical Student Assn. and the Student National Medical Assn. from the UC Irvine School of Medicine are hosting a conference to discuss the admissions process at health professions...
  • Reality as a warning

    Reality as a warning
    From his wheelchair in the Corona del Mar High School gym, Aaron Rubin held up one finger to indicate "yes" and two fingers for "no" as he answered questions about a drug addiction that led him to a catastrophic overdose. "This is Aaron," said his...
  • Throw out Obamacare? Yes, and give us a single-payer system.

    As the old saying goes, even a blind pig finds an ear of corn sometimes. And so it is with Republicans and Obamacare: They’re right; it’s a mess and deserves to be euthanized, perhaps by its own special “death panel.” And I...
  • David C. Hodgson appointed chair of Hopkins' boards

    David C. Hodgson appointed chair of Hopkins' boards
    David C. Hodgson was appointed chairman of the boards of trustees at Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. and Johns Hopkins Hospital, Hopkins officials said Wednesday. He has been a member of the Hopkins Medicine board of...
  • Containing polio

    Containing polio
    Officials at the World Health Organization warned this week that a recent outbreak of polio among children in Syria potentially could threaten the entire region unless urgent steps are taken to halt its spread. The United Nations reported that the two-...
  • Suzanne Somers should disavow her lame argument against Obamacare

    Suzanne Somers should disavow her lame argument against Obamacare
    Maybe too much sex has addled Suzanne Somers’ brain. In a much-mocked essay published by the Wall Street Journal on Monday, the 67-year-old self-help author and  star of the 1970s TV show “Three’s Company” held forth on what...
  • Suzanne Somers, expert on nothing

    Suzanne Somers, expert on nothing
    Noted healthcare economist Suzanne Somers received a full screen's worth of valuable Wall Street Journal online space the other day to deliver her judgment on the Affordable Care Act. Before we get to the substance of her argument, let's acknowledge...
  • Close-up of virus could ease HIV vaccine research

    Close-up of virus could ease HIV vaccine research
    The search for an HIV vaccine has taken an important step forward after researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla managed to capture molecular images of a protein spike that allows the deadly virus to invade human immune cells to hack...
  • FDA targets prescription drug shortages

    FDA targets prescription drug shortages
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it was stepping up efforts to prevent and address prescription drug shortages, calling the shortfalls a significant public health threat. In addition to expanding early reporting requirements...
  • Why Are Women Left Holding The Bag?

    Not only do women hold up half the sky. We do it while carrying a 500-pound purse. Women carry with us, at all times, everything we might need to start life in a new state. Our purses contain the all the merchandise found in a Quickie Mart or a bodega....