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  • Commentary: Listen to what your heartburn may be telling you

    If reaching for an antacid following a meal has become a form of dessert for you, it may be time to reevaluate that burning sensation in your chest.
  • Commentary: Not vaccinating is an act of selfishness

    What began as a curious story of a small measles outbreak in, of all places, the so-called Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland, has stretched to more than 100 cases across several states and into Mexico. With all the health problems that can befall...

    Pets of the Week

    Pets of the Week
    Beautiful Siamese cats Madonna and Cher have been diagnosed with a condition of the mouth called stomatitis. The symptoms often go unnoticed by cat owners until the gum disease has developed into this chronic condition. Early detection of stomatitis...

    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? The recent measles outbreak must at least give pause to those who harbor misguided beliefs about vaccinations. For here in recent weeks we...

    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...