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  • My Pet World: You can't force Fido to adore you

    Q: How can I get my puppy to be more attached to me? She's a mixed breed we adopted two months ago from a shelter. She's 9 months old. It's not like she dislikes our family but she doesn't seem madly in love with us like other dogs have been. I don't...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Apodaca: 'King's Speech' shedding light on stuttering

    Apodaca: 'King's Speech' shedding light on stuttering
    Kate Allen looks like the quintessential California girl, with her soft blond hair, a girl-next-door smile and lovely, ocean-colored eyes. The Corona del Mar High School freshman likes hanging out with her friends and rowing on a crew team. She dreams of...
  • O.C. now has largest measles outbreak in California

    O.C. now has largest measles outbreak in California
    Orange County health officials met in an emergency session this week after the latest measles tally showed the number of cases in the county had rocketed in the past few weeks. There are now 21 confirmed cases of measles in Orange County, the most of...
  • Portraits of a troubled economy

    Portraits of a troubled economy
    Elyssa Houchen smiled faintly as she faced the camera. "I'm 17," she wrote in her response to the photographer's question. "My dad couldn't make enough money to keep my mother married to him. She left. I now live with my dad, older sister and 3 room...