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  • Catering to hearts and minds

    Catering to hearts and minds
    COSTA MESA — For owners of The Latest Thing Specialty Gift and Bookstore, the latest thing is never just one thing. Rather, it's a thousand different things representative of personal growth and spirituality — whatever your beliefs may be...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Revolution in one word: Hair

    "Gimme a head with hair, long beautiful hair … shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen. Give me down-to-there hair, shoulder length or longer, flow it, show it, long as God can grow it, hair!" We're not talking about my hair actually, even...
  • UCI researcher wins large research grant

    A UC Irvine stem cell researcher won a $4.8-million grant to fund research toward a treatment for multiple sclerosis. The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine awarded immunologist Thomas Lane, of the campus' Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell...
  • The Doctor's Corner: Get informed on menopausal hormone therapy

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a three-part series on menopausal hormone care. * The following is a hypothetical but typical scenario. Leann is a 50-year-old woman whose menstrual periods have stopped. She is gaining weight, flashing all night...
  • My Pet World: A cat with a case of the Bieber Fever

    Question: Whenever certain people are on TV, our cat Lilly runs to the TV and begins to scratch at the set. This happens with certain music comes on. Recently, when Justin Bieber appeared on TV, the cat went crazy. Lilly doesn't have her claws anymore,...
  • 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...
  • Steinberg: Steriods not for sports

    Warren Moon, the late coach Bill Walsh, Ken Dorsey and I testified before the California Senate and Assembly several years back supporting a bill by State Senator Jackie Speier to ban steroids and dangerous supplements from high school students and...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Never give baby aspirin to feverish children

    During a recent office visit, I saw a 4-year-old child who was not one of my regular patients. He had a fever and a runny nose. His mother was giving me the child's medical history as I began examining the boy. I had my back slightly turned from her. The...
  • The Medicine Cabinet: Advice for mom of overweight daughter

    Question: My daughter is 4-foot-7, and weighs 132 pounds. She also has high blood pressure and reflux. I've been trying to cut back on sugar drinks and fried food. Can you suggest any other changes to her eating plan to help? Answer: It's great that you'...
  • 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...
  • Bits of Hope

     Bits of Hope
    Sometimes a trip is more than just a great escape. That's what happened to Kallie Dovel when she first traveled to Uganda in summer 2007. It was there that she saw what women were going through: little to no education, lack of health care, extreme...