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Preventative Medicine (INACTIVE)

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  • Flu-related deaths total 43 in San Diego County, a near-record

     
    Three more influenza-related deaths in San Diego County have pushed the seasonal total to 43, the second highest on record, county health officials reported Wednesday. But "on a positive note," new lab-confirmed flu cases declined for the fourth...
  • Six die from flu in San Diego County

     
    Six people ranging in age from 49 to 92 have died from influenza in San Diego County, health officials said Tuesday....
  • Here it comes: California reporting widespread flu illnesses

     
    The severe flu that spread across the U.S. has arrived in California and is causing illnesses and hospitalizations in much of the state....
  • No shortage of flu vaccine in California, health officials say

     
    Public health officials said there is no shortage of the flu vaccine anywhere in California, despite anecdotal reports of people having a difficult time finding a place to get the shot....
  • Amid serious flu season, should nurses be required to get shots?

     
    Public health officials warned that the flu virus wreaking havoc elsewhere in the nation has finally arrived in California, causing widespread hospitalizations across the state....
  • Pakistan evicts Save the Children foreign workers

     
    Pakistani authorities have ordered foreign workers with the Save the Children aid group to leave the country, after alleging ties between the group and a Pakistani doctor enlisted by the CIA to help track down Osama bin Laden....
  • The Cutting Edge

    The Cutting Edge
    When Dr. Amir Abolhoda recently performed robot-assisted lung cancer surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center — the first procedure of its kind in Orange County — it marked the latest leap in the fast-evolving field of robotics. The minimally...
  • Shiitake DIY: How to grow beloved mushrooms at home

    Shiitake DIY: How to grow beloved mushrooms at home
    On a ridge in Echo Park, the fungus kingdom has established a small beachhead in Mary Steffens’ side yard. She’s growing shiitake, the iconic tree mushroom native to China and beloved in Japan. For many backyard mycologists, shiitake was the...
  • Review: A rowdy, shaggy night for Bad Religion at the Echo

    Review: A rowdy, shaggy night for Bad Religion at the Echo
    Wednesday night was probably the first time a singer used the phrase “hemagglutinin” onstage at the Echo. Longtime L.A. punk fans know that can mean only one thing -- local heroes Bad Religion were playing a rare club-sized show, and its...
  • Whooping cough cases rise

    Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in patients. In California, there have been 584...
  • Leila Denmark dies at 114; pediatrician practiced until she was 103

    Leila Denmark dies at 114; pediatrician practiced until she was 103
    Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark, a Georgia pediatrician who was the country's oldest known practicing physician when she retired at 103, died Sunday at her daughter's home in Athens, Ga., her family announced. She was 114. Denmark was the world's fourth-...