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  • Doctors relying more on iPhones

    Doctors relying more on iPhones
    The mother charged into the emergency room unannounced carrying her 8-year-old daughter, who was having seizures and couldn't breathe. As she placed the girl on a gurney, Dr. Kathy Corby instinctively reached for her iPhone. "It was very tense," recalled...
  • Teen shed shyness as library volunteer

    Teen shed shyness as library volunteer
    Rosemont Middle School eighth-grader Lace Co Ting Keh says she learned a lot during the summer at the La Crescenta Public Library. But, she wasn't just talking about the valuable lessons she retained from multiple books. A self-proclaimed shy teen, Co...
  • Books for the writer's bookshelf

    Books for the writer's bookshelf
    Books to keep writers inspired: "Architecture of the Novel: A Writer's Handbook" By Jane Vandenburgh Counterpoint Press, 240 pages, $15.95 Both practical and inspiring, this fast read offers a brick-by-brick refresher course for longtime writers in...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    TODAY Networkers Luncheon Meeting The Costa Mesa Chamber Of Commerce hosts at networking luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive. Visitors are welcome and cost is $17. For more information, call (714)...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    TODAY DJ Dan Giant Club presents DJ Dan, who will perform a set at Sutra Bar, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. Morgan Page also performs. The show is from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. and 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com. Free...
  • Organizations

    Jewel City Kiwanis Club seeking new members Members of the Jewel City Kiwanis Club are often seen throughout Glendale barbecuing for charitable events. Kiwanis members raise money for children's charities around the world. The Glendale area has...
  • 3 students win free travel between home and college

    3 students win free travel between home and college
    SAN DIEGO -- Three San Diego-area students were among 87 named Monday as among the winners of an annual Southwest Airlines program that provides free travel between their homes and colleges. The local winners are: - Monique Barrios of Escondido, a...
  • The X factor of healing

    The X factor of healing
    For decades, Dick Hattan, of Geneva, suffered survivor guilt as a result of his tour in the Vietnam War. After members of his church prayed for his psychological healing, he said, he was able to move on. "I've seen prayers help heal physical illnesses...
  • New Bristol, Pfizer clot drug saves lives in study

    New Bristol, Pfizer clot drug saves lives in study
    PARIS (Reuters) - An experimental anti-clotting drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer saved more lives than standard treatment warfarin in a major study, giving it an edge over rivals in an emerging multibillion-dollar market. Although Eliquis will...
  • 9/11: Events We Never Forget But Fail To Clearly Remember

    9/11: Events We Never Forget But Fail To Clearly Remember
    Every year, Wesleyan psychology and neuroscience Professor John Seamon asks his students if they remember the events of their lives on 9/11. "All the hands go up," Seamon said. "And I say, 'About a third of you are wrong.' They just sit there and say,...
  • Coffee studies should warm your heart

    Coffee studies should warm your heart
    Looking for a reason to not give up your coffee habit? Here's one possibility: heart health. Numerous studies in recent years have reported that drinking coffee may be good for the cardiovascular system and might even help prevent strokes. Just last...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast - Newport Harbor

    NEWPORT HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL Jason Cernius AP Classes/School Activities/Clubs: Art History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, English Language, English Literature, European History, Physics C (Electricity and Magnetism), Physics C...