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  • Funding uncertain for US food safety overhaul

    Funding uncertain for US food safety overhaul
    Republican opponents of food safety legislation are already promising a fight over its funding, even before it becomes law. President Barack Obama was scheduled to sign the bill on Tuesday. It allows the Food and Drug Administration to increase...
  • Experts stress prevention with rise in whooping cough

    Experts stress prevention with rise in whooping cough
    Newborn Jolee Kuehl spent 40 days at the University of Chicago Medical Center, 14 of them on a ventilator, after catching whooping cough from her mother at just 15 days old. "I was misdiagnosed with bronchitis after Jolee's birth," said Crista Kuehl, 28,...
  • Mailbag: Good cell service is vital to our city

    As a 20-year telecommunications veteran, I wanted to address the ongoing protests against cell tower construction in Laguna Beach. The concern over cell tower radiation led residents to block the construction of a planned T-Mobile tower in the Top of...
  • WHO recommends food marketing curbs for child obesity

    WHO recommends food marketing curbs for child obesity
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Governments must work with industry to restrict advertising of foods high in salt, sugar and dangerous fats targeted at children to tackle an epidemic of obesity and other diseases, health officials said on Friday. The call is part...
  • Bahrain's brave health care workers deserve support

    Bahrain's brave health care workers deserve support
    The United States continues to ignore the thwarted Arab Spring in Bahrain. Recently, a quasi-military court in the small Gulf state sentenced 20 doctors and nurses to up to 15 years in jail. The charge against them? Treating injured demonstrators opposing...
  • Coroner IDs teens found dead

    Two teenagers whose bodies were found Friday in a vacant Huntington Beach apartment have been identified by the coroner. Aaron Saenz, 15, of Westminster and Chelsea Taylor, 16, of Huntington Beach were found shortly after 10 a.m. Friday in a vacant...
  • Troubled study at heart of therapy debate

    Troubled study at heart of therapy debate
    With $30 million of taxpayer money, researchers set out to conduct one of the largest studies ever of an alternative medical treatment, a controversial therapy for coronary artery disease. The project was marred with problems from beginning to end....
  • Consumer Reports finds worrisome levels of arsenic in fruit juice

    Consumer Reports finds worrisome levels of arsenic in fruit juice
    Arsenic is a poison that can contaminate drinking water. The federal government sets limits on how much is allowed in bottled and municipal water. But it puts no limits on arsenic in juice. Consumer Reports just tested 28 apple and grape juices...
  • Anxious Marylanders wait to see if Congress will act

    Failure of the congressional "supercommittee" to strike a deal on deficit reduction has left lawmakers scrambling to address a half-dozen bills of major importance to Marylanders, from extending tax breaks to paying Medicare doctors to securing federal...
  • Obama's Plan B decision puts girls at risk

    Obama's Plan B decision puts girls at risk
    A society is at its worst when it leaves its most vulnerable citizens exposed so that its most powerful can hide from ugly realities. In the case of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' ruling to reject the Food and Drug Administration's...
  • Federal center pays good money for suspect medicine

    Federal center pays good money for suspect medicine
    Thanks to a $374,000 taxpayer-funded grant, we now know that inhaling lemon and lavender scents doesn't do a lot for our ability to heal a wound. With $666,000 in federal research money, scientists examined whether distant prayer could heal AIDS. It could...