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  • My Pet World: Ways to deal with a timid stray kitten and company

    Question: My daughter planned to take in a stray kitten, but her two cats weren't friendly. She ended up giving the kitten to me. At first, he spent most of his time under the bed but now he's very loving toward me. If I sit down, he's in my lap. However,...
  • Newport doctor may lose his license

    A Newport Beach doctor charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession in 2008 may also have his physician and surgeon license revoked, according to court documents filed with the Medical Board of California. Dr. Paul F. Reardon, 54, was pulled over in...
  • On Faith: Extremism, intolerance exists all over

    Osama bin Laden is dead, but his brand of religious extremism lives on. This is not to say that such religious extremism is exclusive to Islam and Muslims. Extremism infiltrates the minds of religious zealots, nationalists, racists, environmentalists,...
  • UCI rooter comes with twist, shouts

    UCI rooter comes with twist, shouts
    He has become almost as big a fixture in the program as squeeze bunts and ace pitchers, though few know his name and fewer still know his story. Yet almost anyone who has attended a UC Irvine baseball home game the last seven seasons, knows his voice....
  • 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...
  • Check It Out: So you can get to sleep

    Do you struggle with insomnia? Getting a good night's sleep is essential for optimum health. The long-term consequences of untreated sleep disorders include heart disease, stroke, obesity and other serious medical conditions. Learn more about how...
  • 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...
  • My Pet World: Aging dog might be good candidate for pet hospice

    Question: My dog hasn't been doing well, and I'm thinking it may be time. She's eating, but she's been sleeping more over the past year. Puddles, a Shipoo (Shih Tzu and poodle mix) is 17. My kids are devastated and aren't ready, even though our dog is....
  • On Faith: Ramadan a time for reflection and reconnection to God

    Thirst, hunger and fatigue shadow Muslims as they fast through the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth lunar month in the Islamic calendar and is recognized as the fasting month for Muslims. From sunrise to sunset, Muslims refrain from food and...
  • Mailbag: Ignore the hype and get vaccinated

    Re. "Editorial: It's important to immunize," (Aug. 29): I'm a native of Newport Beach, but live in Washington, D.C. I'm glad the Daily Pilot has sided with overwhelming scientific evidence showing that the benefits of vaccinating children far outweigh the...