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  • In Theory: Are religious beliefs enough to exempt parents from vaccinating their children?

    The ongoing measles outbreak tied to visitors at Disneyland in December has put increased scrutiny on the antivaccination population.
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Measles outbreak is a sign of selfishness

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Measles outbreak is a sign of selfishness
    What began as a curious story of a small measles outbreak in, of all places, the so-called Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland, has stretched to nearly 100 cases across eight states and into Mexico. With all the health problems that can befall people,...

    Saint Joseph's turns to the East

    Saint Joseph's turns to the East
    It is now East meets West for cancer patients at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, which recently started offering acupuncture and other supplementary treatments through a new educational partnership. Interns from Emperor's College of...

    Doctors supplement income via drug companies

    A cardiologist, endocrinologist, psychiatrist, nurse practitioner and allergist. These five medical professionals in Burbank and Glendale may have different specialties, but they have one source of income in common — drug companies. Since 2009, 33...

    Source of strength

    Source of strength
    Cancer patients and survivors find respite from treatment and build friendships with those facing similar trials in a program offered at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Weekly dancing, yoga, knitting, jewelry-making and journaling classes along...