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  • Humane Society offers vaccine clinic

    The Orange County Humane Society will host a rabies vaccine clinic for Newport Beach and Costa Mesa residents' pets Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., dogs can get a rabies vaccine for $8 at the Costa Mesa Bark Park at 890 Arlington Drive, according to...
  • Health professions for students of color is conference topic

    The new faces of medicine will be at UC Irvine Saturday. The Latino Medical Student Assn. and the Student National Medical Assn. from the UC Irvine School of Medicine are hosting a conference to discuss the admissions process at health professions...
  • Reality as a warning

    Reality as a warning
    From his wheelchair in the Corona del Mar High School gym, Aaron Rubin held up one finger to indicate "yes" and two fingers for "no" as he answered questions about a drug addiction that led him to a catastrophic overdose. "This is Aaron," said his...
  • Steinberg: PED users don't belong in Hall of Fame

    Three worthy baseball veterans were admitted to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday. The voters were right to honor their achievements. Pitcher Roger Clemens and outfielder Barry Bonds did not receive enough votes. Clearly, their alleged use of steroids...
  • Commentary: In 24 hours I turned 70, became a grandmother

    There's a difference between being a 69-year-old runner and a 70-year-old grandma. For me it was one day. I celebrated my 70th birthday on Nov. 12, and my granddaughter, Jules Maggie, was born on Nov. 13. My daughter, Rachel, a marathoner, finished...
  • Commentary: Of 'toe buddies,' podiatrists and ibuprofen

    A few years ago my doctor called me an "under-utilizer," which I took to mean I didn't use much medicine. Today I'm an ultra-utilizer. The podiatrist's "toe-buddy" encircles my big toe. Physical therapy tape lines the bottom of my foot, and marbles to...
  • Commentary: Interfaith dialogue is about open mind, heart

    I was a religion major at Chapman University, took several postgraduate world religions courses at Claremont Graduate University and taught classes at Orange Coast College. I am on the board of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council and am very active...
  • Talking Shop: No quarters for this laundry

    Talking Shop: No quarters for this laundry
    It can take anywhere from one to two hours for the smell of clean clothes to infiltrate your senses at a laundromat. But Elson Lai and Chris Carey were determined to do one better. They established a company that completes a laundry cycle in just 10...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Antibiotics are not always the best medicine

    Are you enjoying the sounds of the holiday season? I am, but I'm also hearing coughing, sneezing and wheezing. It's also upper respiratory distress season and I'm seeing a lot of viral illnesses. At this festive time, no one wants to be sick, so...
  • First step toward 'making a difference'

    IRVINE — It felt like a graduation, but the students being honored had yet to earn a diploma. The ceremony was actually the first step. Still, there was much to celebrate. "Congratulations to all of you," said UC Irvine Chancellor Dr. Michael...
  • Reel Critics: Special effects the real star in 'Planet of the Apes'

    "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" is really a jail-break movie. The inmates are not human criminals in jail. The prisoners here are innocent chimpanzees, orangutans and gorillas held in cages for medical experimentation. A pharmaceutical company...
  • Steinberg: Children's long-term health is key

    As fall approaches, the health risk to young athletes is ever-present and parents, coaches, schools and leagues need to take an active role in educating themselves to protect the athletes from unnecessary risk. There is a culture of denial inherent in...