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  • My Pet World: Do our pets need holiday presents, too?

    Q: My husband lost his corporate job six months ago, and his prospects have not improved. I was a stay-at-home mom who went back to work part time. We have three kids (ages 5 to 11) and three dogs (two Labs and a Lab/golden retriever-mix). We've always...
  • Mailbag: The Helm is a victim of lawsuit abuse

    The reforms the California Legislature put in place three years ago to mitigate the problems of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) abuse are not working (Re: "Costa Mesa Bar Sued in ADA Compliance Lawsuit," July 8). Despite the California Commission on...
  • My Pet World: Can puppies recognize their puppy brothers, sisters?

    Q: We bought our 8-year-old dog, Callie, from a local family, and we're still in touch. I've often wondered if Callie would recognize a sibling. Is this possible? — J.K., Cyberspace A: All these years later, the chance your dog would recognize a...
  • Doctor: 'Her story is inspirational'

    While most people don't like to talk about inflammatory bowel disease — it's not exactly coffee chatter — Jennifer Martin is happy discussing how her surgery to treat it saved her life. In April 2009, the 27-year-old Costa Mesa resident was...
  • The Mayo Clinic: Many factors can raise risk of osteoporosis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother was diagnosed with osteoporosis when she was in her 80s. My sister and I are now in our 60s, and my sister is concerned that we're at high risk for the disease. I thought osteoporosis was just part of aging, especially for...
  • Mayo Clinic: Effect of PCOS on fertility can vary from one woman to another

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 24 and was recently diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome. How will this affect my fertility? ANSWER: The effect of polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, on fertility can vary quite a bit from one woman to another. In some women,...
  • Fitness Files: Visceral fat is the stuff to really be concerned about

    My friend Lauren pointed to my watermelon-shaped belly. "Hey, your tummy sticks out just like mine after you eat. Downing Lauren's delectable dinner makes me despise the skinny jeans I donned for her party. But exterior roundness is nothing compared...
  • Adjusting for life in the world of Big Data

     Adjusting for life in the world of Big Data
    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...
  • All About Food: Is 'gluten-free' worth the liberation?

    All About Food: Is 'gluten-free' worth the liberation?
    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...
  • Greer's OC: Film aims to shed light on diabetes

    Greer's OC: Film aims to shed light on diabetes
    A year ago, my editor at this paper was nice enough to let me write about the five-year anniversary of one of my four sons being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Writing about a devastating diagnosis was cathartic, and now I have a positive update....
  • Part tattoo parlor, part fine art gallery

    Part tattoo parlor, part fine art gallery
    Zoey Stevens, a fine artist whose work is internationally known, is now trying his hand at a new artistic medium: tattooing. Not only that, but he is attempting to combine his new interest with his adoration of art at the Living Art Gallery in San...
  • Greer's OC: Tradition continues with CdM Christmas Walk

    A favorite holiday tradition, the 33rd annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk returns from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. It's the time when thousands gather to celebrate the festivities, which include specials at participating merchants, a dozen bands...