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  • Commentary: 'Care' also includes the end of life

    Let's shift the national healthcare conversation from insurance exchanges to some of the other important components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): delivering affordable, high-quality care with improved patient satisfaction. While our first thoughts of...
  • Panel focuses on pill abuse

    "For me I feel like it's drugs for breakfast, drugs for lunch, drugs for dinner, drugs drugs drugs," Orange County Superior Court Judge John Adams said. "That's been my diet for 11 years on the bench." Adams, who hears felony arraignments at the...
  • UCI develops app that stores DNA info on smartphones

    Computer scientists at UC Irvine have developed an app that stores encrypted segments of DNA information on smartphones, giving way to countless possible medical and social uses, according to KTLA. Developers say the app, called GenoDroid, could be used...
  • A Word, Please: Don't let the real world stifle your subjunctive mood

    Once upon a time, it was weird to drive alone in your car with your lips moving. In the dark days before Bluetooth technology, a jabbering jaw on a bouncing head meant a driver was singing along with the radio. But a moving mouth on a stationary noggin...
  • A teen with a lot of heart

    A Costa Mesa teen diagnosed with congestive heart failure in November returned home with a new heart Tuesday, after three months chained to an artificial pumping device in UCLA Medical Center's intensive care unit. "It felt weird, but it felt great,"...
  • The art of gadgetry

    The art of gadgetry
    Light boxes. Electrophoresis gels. Enzymes. DNA images. No, we aren't taking inventory of laboratory equipment. These are components of Paul Vanouse's "Evidence…Works," which will be exhibited at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts...
  • D.A. touts DNA database in Newport

    Orange County's district attorney touted the success of his office's DNA database during a Tuesday speech to members of the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce. Tony Rackauckas told about 30 lunchtime diners gathered at the Five Crowns Restaurant that...
  • Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week
    Our beautiful 15-year-old, sable Persian mix, Bentley, was chosen to become part of the new Pets For Seniors Program. He became the star of Community Animal Network's Homeless and Hungry fundraising ad campaign, which reads, "Not everyone that is homeless...
  • Apodaca: Alzheimer's research: a race against time

    More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, including 75,000 in Orange County. By mid-century, those numbers could nearly triple, according to current projections. That's a frightening prospect. Most of us know someone who has suffered...
  • Police collect unwanted prescription pills

    As part of the national prescription drug take-back day, Costa Mesa and Newport Beach police collected more than 300 pounds of unwanted drugs, officials said Monday. On Saturday, 35 people turned over 129 pounds of prescription drugs to the Costa Mesa...
  • It's A Gray Area: Legalizing pot would solve many ills

    At the end of my Sept. 7 column, I asked you to respond to me about any area of importance to you, and I would show to your satisfaction how it was made worse by marijuana prohibition. So many of you took me up on my offer that I want to share my answers....
  • Rapist extradited from Mexico, charged in 1992 O.C. killing

    Rapist extradited from Mexico, charged in 1992 O.C. killing
    A convicted rapist and robber accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 19-year-old woman in 1992, leaving her severely beaten body in an Irvine orange grove, has been extradited to Orange County from Mexico, prosecutors said. Leonardo Pimentel...