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  • Commentary: Veterans' suicide rate alarming

    According to a study in the American Journal of Public Health, the causes for suicides among post-9/11 veterans included mental health, substance abuse and relationship problems.
  • Biz News: Allergan plans 557 layoffs at Irvine base

    Allergan Inc., the maker of Botox, plans to lay off 557 workers at its Irvine headquarters effective June 4, according to a notice filed this month with the California Employment Development Department. The Irvine headquarters lost 129 jobs in October...

    Apodaca: Sufficient sleep is essential for healthy minds and bodies

    When my younger son was a junior in high school, his packed schedule left appallingly insufficient time for a basic human need: sleep. He was taking four advanced placement classes, played sports, and was co-captain of his school's mock trial team, a...

    Fitness Files: America's weight problem is a drag on insurance, the economy

    Hiking Crystal Cove State Beach on Monday morning, my friend Laurie asked, "Did you see the 'Bizarro' cartoon in Sunday's Times?" I hadn't, so she emailed it with the comment, "Not so funny funny!" Dan Piraro had drawn early man's progression, from...

    Fitness Files: Merry Christmas ... and now, a healthy new year

    My last article quoted WebMD, which pegged the average American as 23 pounds overweight. So what? Current ads feature plus-sized models. Mumus are out, and large-size stretchy jeans are in. The message is, "Wear heft proudly." Yes! Accept ourselves....