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  • Save the Children describe el desastre sanitario en Siria

    Save the Children describe el desastre sanitario en Siria
    Recién nacidos que mueren de frío en incubadoras hospitalarias, doctores que amputan extremidades para evitar que los pacientes mueran desangrados, un rebrote en los casos de polio: un nuevo informe publicado el lunes hace una espantosa radiografía del...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Make sure your teen is vaccinated for meningitis

    I was recently involved in the care of a 17-year-old boy who had meningococcal meningitis. This is a rare bacterial infection, but meningococcal disease continues to cause 75-125 deaths per year in the U.S. Meningococcal meningitis often begins with non-...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Charlie White, Meryl Davis to compete

    'Dancing With the Stars': Charlie White, Meryl Davis to compete
    Olympic gold-medal ice dancers Charlie White and Meryl Davis will compete against each other in the new season of "Dancing With the Stars." The contest, the most popular series on Disney-owned ABC, returns March 17. Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy,...
  • Before treating, learn fever's boons

    Before treating, learn fever's boons
    Feverish children are one of the most common reasons parents make panicked calls to doctors or head to the emergency room. But Minnesota internist and pediatrician Greg Plotnikoff rarely recommends bringing the body temperature back to "normal" with over-...
  • Medical school gig a healthy challenge for actors

    Medical school gig a healthy challenge for actors
    David Solomon lay in bed, a sheet draped over his legs. His darkened bedroom was silent, except for the ticking of a clock on the wall. A box of tissues sat on a bedside table; a Hebrew-and-English siddur, or prayer book, rested on his lap. The cancer...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Whether we like it or not, viral illnesses are typical this time of year

    We're starting off 2014 in the throes of a lot of viral illness. This is typical, with January and February notorious months for the peak of flu, RSV and common colds. Despite the historic statistics, my patients, their parents and even my friends...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Don't get too rattled about your child's health during 'sick season'

    Pediatric offices are swamped right now! The first months of the new year always mean children have colds, RSV, flu, vomiting, diarrhea, conjunctivitis and strep throat, just to name a few of the illnesses "lurking" around right now. What I don't...
  • The death penalty has become a game of chess

    Americans have developed a nearly insatiable appetite for morbid details about crime, as any number of docudramas, Netflix series and Hollywood movies attest. There is one notable exception: executions. Here, we'd just rather not know too much about...
  • Death Penalty Drugs Cloaked In Secrecy

    Americans have developed a nearly insatiable appetite for morbid details about crime, as any number of docudramas, Netflix series and Hollywood movies attest. There is one notable exception: executions. Here, we'd just rather not know too much about...
  • UC Santa Barbara to offer meningitis vaccine to students

    UC Santa Barbara to offer meningitis vaccine to students
    Health authorities are recommending that UC Santa Barbara students be inoculated against a strain of meningitis that infected several young adults at the seaside campus and caused an outbreak at Princeton University. University officials said Friday...
  • Spoelstra takes personnel personally

    Spoelstra takes personnel personally
       So there was Tom Thibodeau on Tuesday, talking through gritted teeth about the Chicago Bulls' luxury-tax dump of Luol Deng, and it was clear all was not right between coach and general manager.    And then, hours later, there was Erik Spoelstra...
  • At Paul Walker funeral, family and celebrities bid him farewell

    At Paul Walker funeral, family and celebrities bid him farewell
    Family members and several co-stars attended the funeral Saturday for “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker. The private ceremony took place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills. According to various reports, Tyrese Gibson,...