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  • Animal lovers' calendar: Memorial Day weekend and beyond

     
    It's Memorial Day Weekend, and we hope you and your animal friends will be enjoy some well-deserved relaxation (while observing the ASPCA's Memorial Day pet-safety tips, of course). We've got the details on a number of upcoming animal-centric events in......
  • Arizona towns to quarantine cats in response to rabies outbreak

     
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A persistent rabies outbreak has prompted a renewed cat quarantine in areas around Flagstaff through at least mid-September. The lockdown of domestic cats will allow health and wildlife officials to trap local wildlife and to disperse...
  • USDA licenses first-ever canine influenza vaccine

     
    A vaccine to protect dogs from canine influenza, or H3N8, has received the U.S. Department of Agriculture's stamp of approval. The company Intervet/Schering Plough Animal Health released the vaccine, called Nobivac, last year. Since then, Nobivac had been...
  • Whooping cough epidemic spurs calls for the elderly, children and pregnant women to get vaccinated [Updated]

     
    California public health officials on Monday strongly urged elderly adults, children and pregnant women to get vaccinated against whooping cough, citing an epidemic in the state that is on track to be the worst in 50 years. Nearly 1,500 cases......
  • Infant dies of whooping cough, third confirmed death this year in L.A. County, sixth in state

     
    A third Los Angeles County infant has died of whooping cough, public health officials announced Tuesday. The confirmation of the death -- the sixth pertussis-related death this year in the state -- comes a day after the California Department of......
  • Animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of May 8-9 and beyond

     
    From fundraising events -- emphasis on fun -- to opportunities to meet adoptable pets, the coming weeks and months are full of opportunities for Southern California residents to have fun while helping animals. We have the details on a number......
  • Videos of Michael Jackson’s children surface on YouTube

     
    Michael Jackson may have carefully shielded his children from public view, but new videos of Paris and Blanket Jackson have popped up recently on YouTube, giving fans a peek at the children as they sing, rap, and goof around. KTLA......
  • Andrew Wakefield responds to article about journal retraction of autism study report

     
    Dr. Andrew Wakefield has responded in an e-mail message to Tuesday's article citing the medical journal Lancet's retraction of his 1998 article purporting to link autism to the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. The article stated that Wakefield now...
  • Too many seniors not immunized against pneumonia, report says

     
    Pneumonia is by far the leading killer of seniors who contract either seasonal or pandemic H1N1 influenza, but far too many of the elderly are not immunized against it, according to a report issued Thursday by the Infectious Diseases Society......
  • Lessons from the swine flu pandemic

     
    It's too soon to say if the swine flu pandemic is over, but health experts have begun to look back and survey the damage. One of the lessons from the pandemic is that pregnant women are at particularly high risk......
  • Few African Americans vaccinated at L.A. County H1N1 flu clinics

     
    Few African Americans were vaccinated at Los Angeles County H1N1 flu clinics, despite outcry from county leaders last fall and a million-dollar county-funded public outreach campaign. “We did not reach the number of African Americans we would like to,â€...