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  • Virgen's View: Cancer fundraiser makes for great day to go bald

    Virgen's View: Cancer fundraiser makes for great day to go bald
    Mike Johnson casually sipped a glass of Guinness beer as he lost his big hair and eventually his bushy beard to an electric razor.
  • Political support for medical marijuana begins to waft away

    A proposed law to return medical marijuana dispensaries to Costa Mesa lost traction Tuesday, as City Council members took turns expressing their reservations about trying to regulate the drug and its distribution. During an informal study session...

    Fitness Files: Take advice with a grain of salt

    "Don't Toss Out Your Salt Shaker!" says Dr. Niels Graudal's Danish study, which adds that people with very low levels of salt in their diets suffer elevated mortality. Of course, a few lines down, Graudal's American Journal of Hypertension article...

    Commentary: My eye-opening opportunity to operate on Mandela

    How, you may ask, did I end up washing my hands in President Nelson Mandela's bathroom in Groote Schuur, the opulent mansion built by DeBeers founder Cecil Rhodes and now used as the official residence of South African presidents? I wish I could say it...

    My Pet World: Be honest with kids about pet's death

    Question: How do I tell my kids (ages 7 and 5) that our dog, Bella, is dying? I'm told she has a week to three weeks to live. — S.C., Charleston, S.C. Answer: "The first and most important rule is to be honest," says Stephanie LaFarge, senior...