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"Twilight's" creator Stephenie Meyer clearly has a few obsessions she can't quite shake: interspecies romance, love triangles and color-coded eyes — red-rimmed if vampires are involved, silver for the sci-fi aliens of "The Host." All those...
Thirty-four million people live with HIV today, and 1.7 million became newly infected in 2011. But on the eve of World AIDS Day, many experts see room for some optimism. Studies now show that identifying -- and effectively treating -- people who are...
The yards of dank tubing in our midsections form a complex, amazing and absolutely pivotal foundation for human health. And the more that scientists come to appreciate this, the more they anticipate that future medical discoveries will come from the lowly...
Los Angeles TimesTreat HIV now, don’t delay: That’s the new advice from the International Antiviral Society-USA, in a shift from earlier recommendations that called for waiting until a patient’s immune system showed serious damage. Studies show that...
Greenspace"The enforcement of vehicle emissions standards, labeling and reporting requirements is critical to protecting the air we breathe and ensuring that companies play by the rules,” said Cynthia Giles, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of...
Dr. Robert M. Chanock, a virologist who made a remarkable series of discoveries about respiratory viruses in the 1960s and 1970s, including the isolation of the deadly respiratory syncytial virus and four para- influenza viruses, died Aug. 4 at a...
The News & ObserverClean water is flowing to 22 homes in rural northern Wake thanks to new water lines that replaced contaminated wells. Last summer, environmental agencies discovered that more than 20 wells in the Stony Hill community west of Wake Forest were laced...
David Polochanin's op-ed "Fertilizing The Lawn Is A Fool's Game" [May 12] calls attention to the "excessive misuse of time" spent on promoting green, weedless and mole-free lawns. What he fails to note is the fact that many of the products used to bring...
With some exceptions, any illness can strike anyone at any time. One of the more dangerous to emerge in recent decades is Lyme disease. Harford County, as many of us know either first-hand or because of someone we know, is not immune from the tick-borne...
The Daily World, Aberdeen, Wash.The Grays Harbor Republican Party is once again looking for a new chairman after party members voted to remove Michael Thompson, who had served in the position since January. On Tuesday, party members voted to remove Thompson for a number of reasons,...
I am appalled at the op-ed by Dr. Ronald Kleinman regarding GMO foods [May 7, "Don't Label Genetically Engineered Food"]. As a parent, I have made every effort to feed my family organic, local and unprocessed foods because of my suspicion that there are...
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Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
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