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  • "This Is Madness: Star Wars Character Tournament" Sweet Sixteen Predictions

    "This Is Madness: Star Wars Character Tournament" Sweet Sixteen Predictions
    It’s the greatest tournament in the galaxy! No, not the NCAA, but the “This Is Madness - Star Wars Character Tournament”! Last week Ben Finfer of The Game 87.7 and I gave our predictions for the opening round of the tourney that will...
  • Baseball's drug suspensions could get longer — and shorter

    Baseball's drug suspensions could get longer — and shorter
    The suspensions levied on baseball players who test positive for banned substances are on the verge of getting longer — and shorter. The commissioner's office and players union are close to agreement on a revised code of punishment under baseball'...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Try honey to zap those lingering late-winter coughs

    March is usually the last month of the winter season that our pediatric office is inundated with illness. I can now honestly tell exhausted parents (and our nurses) that this could be their child's last cold of the season, though I keep my fingers...
  • Ask the Pet Expert | Collapsed trachea

    Ask the Pet Expert | Collapsed trachea
    I have a 14-year-old female West Highland terrier. She was recently diagnosed with a collapsed trachea.  She is eating and drinking fine. She has this horrible seal-like cough upon rising from a supine position and when she overexerts herself. My vet...
  • Surgery can usually treat urinary incontinence, but less invasive options are available

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 43 and have had trouble with urinary incontinence since having my fourth child at 41. It seemed manageable until about 6 months ago, when I started to notice it happening more frequently. At what point should I consider surgery?...
  • Ignoring the flu can be deadly

    whatdoctorsknow.com On Dec. 20, 2009, 32-year-old actress Brittany Murphy died of flu-related complications in her Beverly Hills, Calif., home. Five months later, her husband, Simon Monjack, was found dead in the same home with the same cause of death:...
  • The comfortable race traitor

    When I wrote recently about the multi-lingual Coca-Cola commercial, expressing satisfaction that the influence of white racists appears to be on the wane,* reactions were predictable. A representative specimen from the comment by Blackberry82: "John,...
  • Vaccination exemptions still on states' legislative agendas

    Eighteen state legislatures, including California's, have considered exemptions to immunization mandates in the last several years — and the issue remains a topic of debate, researchers said Tuesday. Most of the bills introduced in those 18 states...
  • Got flu? Keep it to yourself.

     Got flu? Keep it to yourself.
    Doctors used to call influenza "knock-me-down" fever, and there was a reason for that. Anyone who's suffered through a bout of it knows the miseries: the headaches, the throat that feels scrubbed with sandpaper, the fever so high you're floating on the...
  • California flu deaths hit 202; infant dies from whooping cough

    California flu deaths hit 202; infant dies from whooping cough
    Confirmed influenza deaths of Californians under the age of 65 reached 202 this week, state health officials said, with 26 deaths confirmed in Los Angeles County. Speaking with reporters Friday, California Department of Public Health communicable...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Don't get too rattled about your child's health during 'sick season'

    Pediatric offices are swamped right now! In the first months of the new year, children always have colds, RSV, flu, vomiting, diarrhea, conjunctivitis and strep throat, just to name a few of the illnesses "lurking" around right now. What I don't...