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  • Many have had H1N1 flu, many have had a shot -- and many remain vulnerable

     
    An estimated 18% of Americans have fallen ill with H1N1 flu, but about 20% have been vaccinated against the strain, according to new estimates released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new numbers show that......
  • Heartening statistics for Puget Sound orca whale population may be related to salmon stocks

     
    SEATTLE — A little over a year after researchers feared that a drop in the Northwest's endangered killer whale population meant disaster, the number of orcas has bounced back with six new babies and no whales lost. Though scientific evidence......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 22, 1960

     
    'Dead' Bill Howard Now Living New Life The night of Nov. 16, 1958, I never quite made it to bed. The reason was William K. Howard, a man whose obituary three months before included the vital statistics that he had been a buddy of Mickey Cohen and had...
  • Fish and Game Q&A: How does managed hunting benefit deer herds?

     
    In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday afternoon or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: I am quite concerned about the.......
  • Northern Rockies gray wolf populations held steady in 2009, biologists say

     
    BILLINGS, Mont. — A new tally of gray wolves in the Northern Rockies shows the population held steady across the region in 2009, ending more than a decade of expansion by the predators but also underscoring their resilience in the......
  • Art review: 'Fazal Sheikh: Beloved Daughters' at the Museum of Photographic Arts

     
    Photographer Fazal Sheikh's two most recent projects tell of indignity but show only beauty. It's an unusual combination for a photographer drawn to populations under duress. Throughout the history of the medium, socially concerned photographers have...
  • West Africa's last giraffes make surprise comeback

     
    Koure, Niger — A crisp African dawn is breaking overhead, and Zibo Mounkaila is on the back of a pickup truck bounding across a sparse landscape of rocky orange soil. The tallest animals on earth are here, the guide says,......
  • Consuls from Latin America nations will help with the census

     
    U.S. Census officials met with the consuls of several Latin American nations to ask for their support in spreading the word about the 2010 Census and the importance of being counted and to allay any concerns that immigrant communities may have. “It is...
  • Headed to the emergency room? Bring a book

     
    The stereotype of hospital emergency rooms crowded with patients waiting endlessly to be seen by a doctor is true, according to a new study in Tuesday's edition of Archives of Internal Medicine. The conventional wisdom that throngs of low-income,...
  • Backlash over report showing big drop in L.A.'s homeless population

     
    (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times) CRACKDOWN: Officers detain two people encamped on the sidewalk along 6th Street. There is growing concern that skid row's problems are getting worse. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times) ENCAMPMENT: A man sleeps on......
  • The future for older Americans: More disabilities

     
    One of the resounding hopes expressed by the baby boom generation is to change the perception of aging by remaining active, vital and healthy deep into their golden years. The prospect of achieving that goal isn't promising. A study published......