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  • The Kid's Doctor: Never give baby aspirin to feverish children

    During a recent office visit, I saw a 4-year-old child who was not one of my regular patients. He had a fever and a runny nose. His mother was giving me the child's medical history as I began examining the boy. I had my back slightly turned from her. The...
  • The Medicine Cabinet: Pregnant women should get flu shot

    Question: I can't decide whether I should get a flu shot. I'm two months pregnant. What are your thoughts? Answer: It's a good idea for everyone 6 months of age and older to get a vaccination against influenza. This is especially true for pregnant...
  • SUV hits light pole, blows out transformer

    An SUV driven by an alleged drunk driver in Costa Mesa on Thursday night struck a light pole, which sheared it and also blew out a nearby transformer, police said. Sean Sickles, 24, of Huntington Beach was taken to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana for...
  • Mind over matter

    Mind over matter
    Adversity seems to bring out the best in Thomas Smith. So does getting a little help from his friends. Smith, a freshman at Edison High, is a member of the Irvine Aquazots Swim Club boys' 13-14 team that last month set a National Age Group record in...
  • City Life: It's in the school district's DNA to resist change

    One Newport-Mesa Unified school board member said this about the underperforming schools on Costa Mesa's Westside: "We can't just accept those scores. We have to help those kids improve. We need to do something about it. We need to see all our scores in...
  • Learn about the 'teenage mind' at Sage Hill forum

    Sage Hill School, in partnership with the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, is hosting "The Teenage Mind: What Every Parent Needs to Know" at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 on campus, 20402 Newport Coast Drive. "Sage Hill School is pleased to welcome the Brain &...
  • Community Commentary: Plastic surgery may hide the pain inside

    At what price is beauty? One of science fiction's most enduring themes involves a future world where everyone looks perfect but no one is happy. One old "Twilight Zone" episode involves a young woman refusing to select the "model" body in which she'll...
  • Former Harbor volleyball star Liz Lord dies of cancer

    Former Harbor volleyball star Liz Lord dies of cancer
    When the Newport Beach and Orange County volleyball communities learned of Liz Lord's harsh diagnosis of brain cancer, they came together to help and support the former Newport Harbor High standout. Now those people are mourning for her. Lord died...
  • The Crowd: Newport CEO honored for military reserve service

     The Crowd: Newport CEO honored for military reserve service
    Newport Beach resident Mike Talbot, Universal Space Lines LLC president and chief executive, as a California State Military Reserve major received the California Medal of Merit presented by Col. Marc Breslow, Regional Support Command South commander....
  • A sobering last call for alcoholic

    A sobering last call for alcoholic
    The numbers are mind-boggling. About 520 arrests in Newport Beach. At least 277 cases filed against him by prosecutors in Orange County. Plus an unknown amount in Hawaii, Los Angeles or any of the other places he landed after a stint in jail or rehab....
  • On Theater: Voice of Ol' Blue Eyes is star of this show

    On Theater: Voice of Ol' Blue Eyes is star of this show
    The real star of "Come Fly Away," now enjoying an abbreviated engagement at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts is an entertainer who's been singing with the angels for the past 14 years. The voice of Frank Sinatra — along with the dynamic, R-...
  • D.A. files murder charges in wrong-way crash

    D.A. files murder charges in wrong-way crash
    Authorities charged a Pomona man Friday with murder after prosecutors alleged that a night of drinking that started in Newport Beach ended with a fatal head-on collision on a freeway in Anaheim. Ruben Gurrola, 23, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in...