| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Fasting might seem a grim topic in the midst of the Orange County Fair, beach picnics and the start of the Olympic Games. But highly observant Jews took part last weekend in Tisha B'Av, a 25-hour fast from food and drink to mark the destruction of the...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:52 PM
Medical industry sources estimate that the United States faces a potential shortage of 150,000 doctors in the next 15 years. If true, that unwelcome proposition makes it more important than ever to encourage today's youth to pursue an education in...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 8:03 PM
Hoag Hospital is joining with St. Joseph Health to coordinate care among patients.
Combined, they will provide about one-third of the county's health care, hospital officials said Wednesday.
As health costs continue to rise and the insurance industry...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:13 PM
The CHOC Follies recently wrapped up its 15th annual production, "Christina and the Crystal Ball: A Cinderella Story for the Social Net Set." It was a four-show run that played to some 2,300 cheering fans at Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 8:50 PM
NEWPORT COAST — There were women in cutting-edge evening and cocktail dresses and sky-high stilettos. There were gentlemen looking razor sharp in suits.
They stood chatting in a lavish 14,000-square-foot, seven-bedroom mansion at 9 Beachcrest...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 6:50 PM
COSTA MESA — The way Jim Volz sees it, it's either in the genes or it isn't. It's all one big roll of the familial dice.
High cholesterol runs in his family. Even though his mother ate well all her life, she has to take pills for it. So on...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 6:49 PM
Have you no shame? A front page photo shows a diabetic, and the article talks about a man with high cholesterol at the fair ("Deep-fried indulgences," July 22).
Do you want to kill off your readers?
That's what these men are doing to themselves. Do they...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 8:41 PM
An elderly Irvine woman reported missing and who was suffering from the onset of dementia has been found in Tijuana. She is reported to be OK, police said Tuesday.
Police and relatives of Rosalie Delite Smith, 84, said Smith first reported being lost in...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The invitation offered a "free gourmet meal exclusively for people with neuropathy symptoms."
Lynda Adams wasn't upset to receive such a pitch, even though she didn't have neuropathy, a diabetes-related nerve disorder, and even though the meal, at a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Many people today are looking for a healthier lifestyle, and that includes eating products that are being touted, rightly or wrongly, as healthy: for instance, acai berries, Pom Wonderful and gluten-free foods.
The phrase "gluten-free" is showing up...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Linda Beutel says her daughter, Liz, is not that much different than any other 15-year-old.
Liz is boy crazy and she's into her iPhone and iPad. She'll sometimes say: "Have you seen Taylor Lautner's abs? Wow!"
Liz and her family live in Irvine, not...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Get a jump-start on the holidays by stopping by the incomparable Roger's Gardens' holiday boutiques, celebrating the magic of Christmas.
The team at Roger's Gardens searched throughout the world to bring the most enchanting ornaments representing diverse...