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  • On Faith: Studying the mind shows our true nature

    "Now listen carefully, because I am only going to tell you this 10 times!" So goes the joke about how difficult it can be to get someone's undivided attention. It is common for people to multitask with emailing or texting, talk on the phone using...
  • Cement truck rolls on 405 near Sand Canyon

    An overturned cement truck slowed traffic on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Irvine on Thursday, authorities said. The truck rolled over on the center median of the southbound lane near Sand Canyon Avenue about 3:49 p.m., said California Highway Patrol...
  • My Pet World: Author distressed about dog training

    Author Jennifer Arnold couldn't say it all in her first book, "Through a Dog's Eyes," so she wrote a second book, "In a Dog's Heart" (Spiegel and Grau, New York, NY, 2011; $25). In the new book, she focuses a lot on the connection we can develop with...
  • Friday's Calendar

    Friday's Calendar
    FRIDAY Flashback Heart Attack Flashback Heart Attack, an 1980s KROQ cover band, will perform at 9 p.m. at the Harp Inn, 130 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The show is 21 and older only and cover is $5. For more information, visit http://www....
  • 'Come Fly Away' Sinatra style

    'Come Fly Away' Sinatra style
    "Once I get you up there where the air is rarified We'll just glide, starry-eyed Once I get you up there I'll be holding you so near You may hear all the angels cheer 'cause we're together." —Frank Sinatra, "Come Fly Away" * The creative...
  • Apodaca: Serendipity saves a young life

    This is a story about a family crisis, medical professionals who showed the care and professionalism we all desire but don't always see, and a boy at the center of it all who defied the odds and then wondered what all the fuss was about. The boy in...
  • Off to a good running start

    NEWPORT BEACH — The kindergartners began the event with cheers and big smiles on their cute-as-a-button faces. The 5- and 6-year-olds ran around the track, getting high-fives from Newport Beach firefighters and Corona del Mar High School...
  • The Crowd: CHOC full of goodness

    The Crowd: CHOC full of goodness
    It is one of the most vital health concerns in Orange County. Children's Hospital of Orange County, considered one of the best in the nation for 2011-12 by US News & World Report, launched a $125-million fundraising campaign in the spring of 2010,...
  • 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...