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  • Pau Gasol recovering from vertigo, could miss next two games

    Pau Gasol recovering from vertigo, could miss next two games
    The Lakers are off on a two-game trip to Milwaukee and Minnesota, but center/forward Pau Gasol remains in Los Angeles, recovering from vertigo. The Lakers will visit the Bucks (13-58) on Thursday and the Timberwolves (34-35) on Friday.  Gasol is...
  • Can an artificial protein defeat infection by supercharging immunity?

    Can an artificial protein defeat infection by supercharging immunity?
    Between vaccine refusal, drug resistant strains of bacteria, and the growing ranks of the immuno-compromised, it sometimes seems that we humans are losing our brief moment of superiority in the unending arms race against pathogens. But a new technique has...
  • Meditation: A stress reliever, but not a panacea

    Meditation: A stress reliever, but not a panacea
    Take a deep breath, meditation enthusiasts: A new study finds that research on mindfulness meditation has yielded moderate evidence that the practice can reduce anxiety, depressive symptoms and pain, but little to no evidence that it can reduce...
  • 2 relatives of UC Berkeley student contract measles, officials say

    Two relatives of a UC Berkeley student with measles have also contracted the disease, Bay Area health officials said Friday. The relatives, identified only as men in their 20s and 30s, voluntarily quarantined in their Contra Costa County homes after the...
  • California can't afford to cater to the anti-vaccination crowd

     California can't afford to cater to the anti-vaccination crowd
    The state of California issued an advisory on measles last week. Though only about a dozen cases have been reported so far, many more people have been exposed to the virus. In the Bay Area, thousands were warned to watch for signs of the disease after a...
  • Uncle Ben's rice products recalled after skin reactions reported at schools

    Uncle Ben's rice products recalled after skin reactions reported at schools
    The company that produces some Uncle Ben's rice products has issued a recall of specific flavors after the rice was linked to complaints of rashes and flushing in Texas.  Children and teachers at three schools in Houston reported the symptoms, which...
  • New therapies offer bright hope against the darkness of depression

     New therapies offer bright hope against the darkness of depression
    The numbers are staggering: Almost 7% of the U.S. adult population — about 17.6 million people — is diagnosed with depression, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report...
  • Subway will stop using chemical found in yoga mats in its bread

    Subway will stop using chemical found in yoga mats in its bread
    Subway is known for that distinct smell of fresh baked bread. But the sandwich chain is making a big change to its signature bread recipe. Subway announced Wednesday it will stop using a chemical commonly found in shoe rubber and yoga mats in its bread. ...
  • China reports first human case of new H10N8 bird flu, and it's fatal

    China reports first human case of new H10N8 bird flu, and it's fatal
    Chinese health authorities have identified a brand-new type of bird flu that killed an elderly woman in November and infected at least one other person in January. That trend prompted the experts to call for stepped-up surveillance to track the new...
  • U.S. venture gathers 10 drug makers to fight Alzheimer's, diabetes

    U.S. venture gathers 10 drug makers to fight Alzheimer's, diabetes
    Pfizer Inc., Eli Lilly & Co. and eight other large drug makers will partner with the U.S. government in a $230-million effort to identify new approaches to treat Alzheimer's, diabetes, lupus and arthritis. Data generated from the work will be made...
  • Cruise ship back home in N.J.: Tales of quarantine after 684 fell ill

    Cruise ship back home in N.J.: Tales of quarantine after 684 fell ill
    BAYONNE, N.J. -- At first he thought it was the fish. Maurice Weizmann, a Montreal businessman on a Royal Caribbean cruise with his wife, started vomiting on the second night of the 10-day voyage after eating dinner and watching a show on the ship...