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  • Apodaca: Danger of anti-immunization movement is real

    It's always dismaying when seemingly rational, intelligent people make incomprehensible decisions.
  • 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...

    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...

    Commentary: It's time to fund adolescent mental healthcare

    I was fortunate enough to graduate from the top-ranked public high school in California, eighth best nationally. Over the next few years, the abrupt passing of several admirable and successful former classmates indicated that even an upbringing of...

    Carnett: Parkinson's isn't the end of the line

    Irish musician Shay Healy is candid when it comes to discussing the illness that has robbed him of his golden years. He was diagnosed 10 years ago with Parkinson's disease. In recent years the degenerative brain disorder has stolen the 71-year-old...