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  • Apodaca: Educated parents should know better and vaccinate

    Will those parents who continue to withhold vaccinations for their children now please, please, please wake up?
  • O.C. measles cases reach 16

    O.C. measles cases reach 16
    Orange County's measles outbreak continues to grow, with 16 cases confirmed by the county Health Care Agency. That includes five cases added Friday. Ten people are believed to have been infected after visiting Disneyland and Disney California...

    Commentary: Uptick in flu shots is fortunate byproduct of Ebola scare

    Thank you, Ebola. I never thought I'd feel gratitude toward a fatal, contagious disease, but the public panic about Ebola in the fall had the unexpected side effect of increasing demand for the flu vaccine. The flu shot doesn't protect against Ebola;...

    Carnett: The early, subtle signs Parkinson's

    "You don't suppose he knows he has it, do you?" I whispered to my wife. We were checking in with an agent this past summer in Vancouver, B.C., preparing to board an Alaska cruise ship. The man waiting on us was obviously retired and working in a part-...

    Commentary: Inoculating against flu-season myths

    This season, you could protect yourself from the flu by holding your breath on elevators and avoiding touching handrails, doorknobs, faucets, arm rests, keyboards, money, mail and anyone wishing to shake your hand. Or you could get the flu shot....