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  • Ice challenge warms hearts

    Ice challenge warms hearts
    Holding bright-orange buckets filled with ice water, Newport Beach community members began to count down from 10.
  • Carnett: Living with what Parkinson's takes can be painful

    Parkinson's disease slows a person down. Trust me on that, I possess first-hand knowledge. I was diagnosed with the disease eight years ago. Actor Robin Williams — who was in the early stages of the disease before his death, according to his...

    Apodaca: Danger of anti-immunization movement is real

    It's always dismaying when seemingly rational, intelligent people make incomprehensible decisions. Such is the case when parents ignore reams of scientific data, demonstrable real-world evidence and expert advice by choosing to forgo standard...

    Carnett: Thelma was a first-rate 'first sergeant'

    I'm pretty sure she was the first person with Parkinson's disease I ever met. I've since met dozens. That was 18 years ago. And that's when I became reacquainted with Thelma Harwood. I was in my 25th year as Orange Coast College's director of...

    Venezia: Hoag adds a touch of Betty Ford

    Venezia: Hoag adds a touch of Betty Ford
    Monday I went over to Hoag Hospital to take a peek at changes to its chemical dependency unit. Not only is the building getting a face-lift, so is the hospital's approach to addiction recovery. To give you some background, Hoag has operated the 21-bed...