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  • 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...
  • 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. Veterans from previous war periods are more likely to suffer from mental...
  • 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....
  • Tech companies look to grow in new Irvine incubator

    Tech companies look to grow in new Irvine incubator
    Inside an unassuming beige office building next to the UC Irvine campus, eight entrepreneurs aim to grow fledgling companies in a new tech business hub. The Irvine work space offers the entrepreneurs free rent, opportunities to collaborate,...
  • Commentary: Each woman is an individual when it comes to cancer screening

    Some researchers recommend that women get mammograms annually after age 40. Others suggest the test is best if women receive it every other year starting at age 50. Still others assert that if a woman has a family history of breast cancer, it's really...
  • Apodaca: Educated parents should know better and vaccinate

    Will those parents who continue to withhold vaccinations for their children now please, please, please wake up? The recent measles outbreak must at least give pause to those who harbor misguided beliefs about vaccinations. For here in recent weeks we...
  • UCI blames new reporting methods for leap in assault numbers

    UCI blames new reporting methods for leap in assault numbers
    The number of serious assaults tracked by UC Irvine police more than quintupled last year, but campus officials say the spike can be attributed to altered reporting procedures and does not suggest a wave of violence at the university. Twenty-eight...
  • Vitamin Shoppe opening in Costa Mesa

    Vitamin Shoppe, Costa Mesa, Share the Health, SOCIAL Costa Mesa restaurant, Bistango, Bill Blank, Talk About Curing Autism, "Real Help Now" conference, Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa hotel, Michael Leon, Dr. Anju Usman, True Health Medical Center, Dan...
  • Drug take-back day set Saturday

    Police in Orange County will collect unused pills Saturday as part of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program designed to prevent prescription drug abuse. Anyone can anonymously drop off pills or medicated patches at locations in Irvine, Newport...
  • Classic car competition coming to beach

    Classic car competition coming to beach
    Old-school style on four wheels — and two — is heading to the seashore Sunday. The 10th annual Coastline Car Classic at Corona del Mar State Beach is expected to attract hundreds if not a couple thousand people, who will be able to gaze at...