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By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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California professor, Mireille Miller-Young, pleads ‘no contest’ in assault of pro-life students

Mireille Miller-Young, an associate professor of feminist studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara, entered a plea of nolo contendere (no contest) onThursday to the criminal charges resulting from More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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NASA Study: Water reserves in Colorado River basin low levels ‘shocking,’ unknown when it runs out

The western U.S. has battling droughts over the last decade and a new NASA study points to worse times ahead and level of uncertainty. The underground resources in the Colorado River Basin are lower than expected More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Herpes evolution: Jump from chimpanzees to Homo erectus, according to UCSD researchers

NEWS RELEASE Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified the evolutionary origins of human herpes simplex virus (HSV) -1 and -2, reporting that the former infected hominids More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Novartis seeks FDA approval for meningitis B vaccine, Bexsero

Basel, June 17, 2014 – Novartis announced today the submission of a Biologic License Application (BLA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for marketing approval for the use of Bexsero® (Multicomponent More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Elliot Rodger identified as Santa Barbara gunman, killed six people

An attorney for a Hollywood director Peter Rodger says the family believes their son is responsible for a shooting rampage near a Santa Barbara, California, university campus. Elliot Rodger’s disturbing video More...

By Robert On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Former Playboy model, Jenny McCarthy, pens op-ed: ‘I am not anti-vaccine’

Former playmate and current hostess of The View, Jenny McCarthy got the opportunity to “clarify” her thoughts on vaccines and autism Saturday in an Op-Ed published in the Chicago Sun-Times. She comes More...

By Robert On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Sean Hannity ridicules Michael Savage and his college degrees. Really?

I’m not a fan of Sean Hannity or Michael Savage,neither are my cup of tea; however, Hannity recently increased his buffoonery factor, likely for ratings, by ….get this of all things–Criticizing More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Bexsero, meningitis B vaccine, receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation

PRESS RELEASE Novartis announced today that Bexsero® (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine [rDNA, component, adsorbed]) has received a Breakthrough Therapy designation from the United States Food and Drug Administration More...

By Robert On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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UC Berkeley student in isolation with measles, second reported case of measles at the university

The University of California at Berkeley and the City of Berkeley Public Health has issued a warning after a UC Berkeley student, who attended classes all week, was confirmed positive for measles Friday. Public More...

By Robert On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Donald Trump weighs in on vaccine-autism link, later resorts to name-calling

Billionaire real estate mogul, Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday after the release of the new Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on the new, increased estimates on autism spectrum disorder More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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UC Santa Barbara, Mireille Miller-Young at the epicenter of abortion protest

PRESS RELEASE: Life Legal Defense Foundation Attorney Urges Critics to be Civil to Santa Barbara Professor Who Attacked Pro-Life Students A University of California at Santa Barbara professor made headlines when More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Novel Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Methodology

Dementia is a neurocognitive disorder characterized by problems with memory, thinking and behavior.  Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, and is caused by accumulation of a variety More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Princeton meningitis strain confirmed in Drexel fatal case

Eight days ago, the community at Drexel University in Philadelphia was shocked by the sudden death of 19-year-old sophomore Stephanie Ross. At the time it was suspected that the cause of her dearth was bacterial More...

By Robert On Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Meningococcal meningitis group B confirmed in Drexel University student fatality

In a follow-up to a  report Tuesday, Philadelphia health officials confirm that the strain of bacterial meningitis implicated in the death of Drexel University sophomore, 19-year-old Stephanie Ross was serogroup More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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Princeton student’s possible adverse reaction to Bexsero: What is Rhabdomyolysis?

Just one week after Princeton University administered the second dose of the unlicensed meningococcal meningitis vaccine, Bexsero, and the week the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) began giving the More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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New Polio-like illness found in children in California

A report issued Sunday by Dr. Keith Van Haren of Stanford University and his co-author, Dr. Emanuelle Waubant with the University of California-San Francisco, states that 5 children residing in California have More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 1st, 2014
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UC Santa Barbara will be offering the meningitis B vaccine, Bexsero, starting Feb. 24

In a follow-up to a story one month ago, The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), who has experienced four cases of meningococcal meningitis group B during a three week time frame in Nov. 2013, will More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, January 25th, 2014
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California electrician has ‘star shaped cataracts’ in his eyes after electrical accident PHOTOS

A California man’s illness is being featured in the New England Journal of Medicine. After a work-related accident, the electrician has been left with amazing and bizarre star-shaped cataracts in his eyes. The More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, January 3rd, 2014
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Gary Bullock arrested for murder of California priest Rev Eric Freed

Police say they have a suspect in custody tied to the murder of a California priest who was found dead on New Year’s Day. Gary Lee Bullock, age 43, was arrested by Humboldt County deputies after he was surrendered More...

By Robert On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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UCSB: CDC will make meningitis B vaccine available ‘if the circumstances of this outbreak warrant its use’

Just as the vaccine clinics at Princeton opened this Monday to immunize undergraduates and select others against the outbreak strain of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B, the University of California, Santa Barbara More...


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