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Measles outbreak at ‘critical juncture’ in Arizona

Measles outbreak at ‘critical juncture’ in Arizona

Arizona is second to California in the number of cases traced to Disney visits.

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Once easily recognized, signs of measles elude doctors

Medical schools do not dwell on the now-rare virus, its deadly effects.

January 27, 2015 1:10 pmLoading…
Cancer: counting too much on bad luck theory

Cancer: counting too much on bad luck theory

Be smart about unnecessary risks. Nudge the odds in your favor.

January 26, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

California measles outbreak is up to 87 cases in 7 states, Mexico

LOS ANGELES — Officials have now confirmed at least 87 cases of measles in seven states and Mexico, as the outbreak centered in California continues to spread.

January 26, 2015 5:36 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak centered in California climbs to 78 cases

Measles outbreak centered in California climbs to 78 cases

In this January file photo, visitors follow Mickey Mouse for photos at Disneyland, in Anaheim, Calif.

January 23, 2015 5:08 pmLoading…

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

January 22, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Visitors arrive at the main entrance to the Disney theme parks, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children to…

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

A woman with a Mickey Mouse hat walks toward Sleeping Beauty's Castle at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. California public health officials urged those who haven't been vaccinated against measles to avoid Disney parks where a spreading outbreak originated. Seventy peo…

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Visitors ride Dumbo the Flying Elephant at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children too young t…

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

A vendor holds balloons at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children too young to be immunized, …

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

In this photo taken Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, Jane Szalkowski poses with her 6-month old granddaughter, Livia Simon, who is currently under a measles quarantine as a precaution in Oakland, Calif. The baby visited a doctor's office earlier this month where a child with measles was diagnosed. In …

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Elizabeth Orsini takes pictures of her hairband with the Sleeping Beauty's Castle in the background at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been va…

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

LOS ANGELES — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

January 22, 2015 4:47 pm Photos

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Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Visitors follow Mickey Mouse for photos at Disneyland, in Anaheim, Calif., where a major measles outbreak has been traced.

January 22, 2015 4:47 pmLoading…
The deadly truth about 'healthy obesity'

The deadly truth about 'healthy obesity'

Here’s a cold dose of reality for people telling themselves that their extra pounds aren’t harming them: Contrary to 2013 research linking extra weight to a lowered risk of mortality, there’s really no such thing as “healthy obesity.”

January 19, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

The fine art of complaining in a restaurant

Well-run restaurants welcome constructive complaints.

January 16, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…
Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Do that and we'll all promise not to panic about Ebola.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Thai chicken kabobs with brown rice

This spicy Thai treat is easy to make using a good quality Thai peanut sauce. My secret for cooking these kabobs is to leave about ¼ inch between the ingredients on kabob skewers. This gives the heat a chance to reach all around the food. If you have short skewers, use a few more.

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Carolyn Hax: Life partner choice not about being noble

Carolyn Hax: Life partner choice not about being noble

 "Foreign and scary" five years in = Does Not Work.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Roasted Salmon With Asparagus and Pepper Penne Pasta

This is the season for wild salmon. It’s so flavorful, it only needs a little olive oil and salt and pepper and it cooks in minutes. At other times of the year, good quality wild salmon can be found in the frozen seafood section of the supermarket.

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