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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    SATURDAY Newport Doctors Greater Newport Physicians and Hoag Hospital present a free informational event to help people understand Medicare and prescription drug options. The event is from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hoag Conference Center, 3900 W....
  • UCI researcher wins presidential award

    President Obama this week awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers to UC Irvine assistant professor Rommie Amaro. "I was pretty surprised — very honored and surprised," said Amaro, 34, an assistant professor of...
  • Community Commentary: American Medical Assn. losing its credibility, membership

    Editor's note: This article was also recently published on BigGovernment.com. * Sally Pipes, president of the Pacific Research Institute, has written an important article in Forbes analyzing new survey results that demonstrate that 87% of medical...
  • My Pet World: Giving female dog a male name is no big deal

    Question: On a walk with our dog, Payton (a male shepherd/collie mix), we met two girls with a female miniature schnauzer named Butch. I realize dogs don't know a male name from a female name, but people laugh at this dog all the time. This is wrong, and...