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  • Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011

    Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. The health of the arts in the United States worsened for a fourth straight year during 2011, according to the latest National Arts Index report, released this week by the advocacy group...
  • HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries

    HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
    The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database to include new data on more than 100 countries, including China, Ghana, Ethiopia, India and Cameroon. The update comes as United Nations officials are reporting...
  • Keeping up the fight against breast cancer while raising the kids

    Keeping up the fight against breast cancer while raising the kids
    As a full-time student and single mother of five, Theclia Holloway had little time to spare for a mammogram. So she put it off for two years, and when the doctor called her in for more extensive tests after the mammogram, she was in the midst of midterms,...
  • Costa Mesa in top 100 best places to live

    Based on various quality-of-life factors, Livability.com this week has dubbed Costa Mesa one of its Top 100 Best Places to Live. The city clinched the No. 99 spot based on eight categories: economics, housing, amenities, infrastructure, demographics,...
  • Apodaca: Love will help us care for the aging generation

    The term "sandwich generation" has been around for a few decades, but the issue of caring for geriatric parents is gaining urgency as our population steadily ages. Increasingly, baby boomers and Gen-Xers find themselves caught between their...
  • Retail sales weak in advance of holiday season

    Retail sales weak in advance of holiday season
    Retailers had a shaky September, as lukewarm back-to-school shopping and a plunge in car purchases caused sales to slide from August, according to the government. Retail sales last month amounted to $425.9 billion, down 0.1% from August, the U.S. Census...
  • Dow, S&P 500 notch new highs despite disappointing economic data

    Dow, S&P 500 notch new highs despite disappointing economic data
    It didn't matter that consumer confidence slumped or that retail sales were weak. The stock market barreled to new highs anyway. The nation's two closely watched stock barometers — the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index...
  • Premature births in the U.S. hit 15-year low, but still called high

    Premature births in the U.S. hit 15-year low, but still called high
    The rate of premature births dropped slightly in the United States last year, but the country still has a ways to go before reaching the March of Dimes’ goal of only 9.6% of babies born prematurely. Preliminary figures for 2012 show that 11.5%...
  • Doctor demand will grow by up to a third by 2025 - study

    Doctor demand will grow by up to a third by 2025 - study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Driven by an aging population and increased access to health insurance, the U.S. will need more doctors by 2025, says a new study. The expected rise in demand varies by state and medical specialty, according to the study's...
  • Many pediatricians still not using interpreters

    Many pediatricians still not using interpreters
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Close to half of pediatricians do not use a professional interpreter when seeing patients and families with a limited understanding of English, according to a new study. "We were surprised that the majority of pediatricians...
  • Pew Research study finds more Latinos get their news in English

    Pew Research study finds more Latinos get their news in English
    More than three-quarters of all Latino adults get their news in English, according to a comprehensive study released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center. The Pew Hispanic Center's 2012 National Survey of Latinos found that 82% of Latino adults said...