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  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Team effort

     
    It’s the seventh week of the seventh moon of the seventh star of “Dancing With the Stars,” ballroom fans, and the pressure in the Rectagon has been cranked up to 11. In addition to everyone’s individual dances, this week also......
  • The flu sidelines another 'DWTS' competitor

     
    First it was Derek Hough and Mark Ballas. But the pesky flu has jitterbugged its way around the 'Dancing With the Stars' set, and now pro dancer Lacey Schwimmer is reportedly the latest to be sidelined by the illness and......
  • An all-natural cold and flu remedy courtesy of Hot Knives

     
    In what can only be described as the most productive sick day ever, Evan George (one-half of the food-blogging/catering outfit known as Hot Knives), whips up his own all-natural version of NyQuil, which he calls KniQuil. Hot Knives is known......
  • L.A. County's free H1N1 vaccine clinics have vaccinated few blacks, public health officials say

     
    Free H1N1 vaccine clinics in Los Angeles county have failed to vaccinate many African Americans, considered some of those most at risk of developing complications from the flu, public health officials told county leaders today. “I’m disappointed we...
  • Google launches flu shot locator

     
    Advertising for flu shots at a clinic in New York. Credit: Spencer Platt / Getty Images Feel a fever coming on? Now that flu season is in full swing, people are scrambling for a vaccine. And the rush is even more hectic because of the H1N1 scare. To...
  • Find a flu shot near you with Google Maps

     
    Not content to merely offer free airport Wi-Fi to holiday travelers, Google has developed a new tool (using Google Maps) to help the public find flu shot providers near them. Although the project has just launched and more information is being added every...
  • Final H1N1 clinics in L.A. County kick off with few complaints

     
    The first of the final dozen county-sponsored H1N1 flu vaccination clinics opened this morning in Santa Clarita with faster-moving lines as Los Angeles County health officials applied many of the lessons learned from previous clinics, which had been...
  • L.A. County opens up distribution of H1N1 flu vaccine to the public

     
    Los Angeles County public health officials have opened up distribution of H1N1 flu vaccines to the general public and plan to increase efforts to vaccinate African Americans. High-risk “priority groups” were given early access to the vaccine by...
  • Pregnant? Don't trust those flu tests

     
    A new post over at the L.A. Now blog describes a report published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine. Times staff writer Rong-Gong Lin II writes: "A new study by California health officials says pregnant women with......
  • New data show young, minorities disproportionately hit by H1N1 in L.A. County

     
    New data released this week indicate H1N1 flu disproportionately struck the young and minorities in Los Angeles County, groups public health officials have vowed to increasingly target for vaccination. About 55% of patients hospitalized with H1N1 flu in...
  • Would you like fries with that diagnosis?

     
    As we all know, Californians are car-crazy. So perhaps it was only a matter of time before an enterprising group of ER docs set up an experimental drive-through flu clinic in a parking garage near Stanford University Hospital in Palo......