11, 2001, terrorist attacks, as many businesses cut travel expenditures. Contrary to the fears of some parents, a 10-year study by Danish researchers found no evidence that combination vaccines, such as the measles, mumps and rubella shot, weakened children’s immune systems.The study, published today in the Journal of the American Medical Assn., tracked 805,206 children born in Denmark.Many parents have felt uneasy about vaccine safety since 2002, when the federal Institute of Medicine concluded that “multiple antigen” vaccines could theoretically over-stimulate the body’s immune system, leaving it more — not less — vulnerable to disease.The new study found no increased rate of pneumonia, diarrhea, blood infections, or viral or bacterial infections of the nervous system.The study “should be reassuring to parents,” said Dr Margaret B. Factory orders were also higher when defense equipment was stripped out, growing 0.8% in the month.. In May elections in which Blair’s Labor Party lost ground in parliament, many disaffected voters cited the prime minister’s decision to join President Bush in invading Iraq.”It is hard to put a finger on what the British reaction is, but it seems to be considerably more phlegmatic,” said Patrick Dunleavy, a political scientist at the London School of Economics.So far, there have been only a few murmurings of discontent that the terrorist alert level was lowered at a time when the country was playing host to the world’s most powerful leaders, he said. Free admission; (805) 798-1231, www.lavenderfestival.net.In a decade, the Sequim, Wash., Lavender Festival has flowered into the official American meet-up of the lavender trade.Nearly 30,000 people attended last year. Frequent fog and sandstorms at Bucca also reduce visibility to near zero, allowing escapees to rip seams in the double line of fencing.One tunnel was discovered when a truck tire broke through its roof, and guards have discovered others by spotting prisoners trying to discard the excess sand. James Craig, left, consoles Cesar Avila, the father of murdered 3-year-old Kaitlyn Avila, after a news conference Monday Police say she was intentionally targeted on Oct 1 by a teen gang member.
Continue to be indifferent; it is your indifference, after all, that has brought her and her coterie of publicist-girlfriend-protectors drifting into your orbit. “We made a concentrated effort to take Candice and Brooke [Smith] away, but their other kids stepped up.”But I was happy We’re playing short-handed. On its third album, the Canadian band exerts a ridiculous command of the form, delivering a spectorgasmic rush of energy and action.Hooks abound Textures shimmer and dissolve. Men engaged in risky homosexual activity are fueling a sharp increase in the incidence of syphilis and a smaller but worrisome rise in gonorrhea resistant to common antibiotics, federal researchers said Tuesday.The increases are seen at a time when sexually transmitted disease rates among historically important risk groups, especially women and minorities, have been declining, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The diseases “are a significant and ongoing threat to millions of Americans,” said Dr Ronald O. But earlier this month, that line of reasoning did not stop voters in Bennington from rejecting an ordinance that prevented an existing Wal-Mart from expanding beyond 75,000 square feet. Even the windows were intact.Holton said she was surprised that the streets in her neighborhood weren’t clogged Friday. On the other hand, maybe that’s not a problem at all.Russ ParsonsOn the WebFor step-by-step photos showing how to fillet a fish for serving, please go to latimes.com/food..
So when people say Stoneman hasn’t accomplished something, they don’t have any idea of the time, effort and research he puts in.”*mike.digiovanna. The concept behind “Herbie: Fully Loaded” is so venerable it’s not only older than its intended audience, it may even be older than some of their parents.The Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own and a weakness for speed debuted in 1969’s “The Love Bug” and proved popular enough to dragoon the widest possible range of actors — from Don Knotts to Helen Hayes — into a series of theatrical and TV sequels.Now the only car that ever needed an exorcist is back in business with its rambunctious spirit remarkably intact. “Maybe it will be that last little straw that will cause someone to say, ‘We ought to go back and give it one more try,’ ” Crump said.. Other children’s networks already create programs for children that young, and Cartoon Network’s new “Tickle U” block is aimed at improving the network’s ratings on weekday mornings, when it falls behind rivals such as Nickelodeon and Disney Channel.Before, Cartoon Network relied on classic cartoons such as “Tom and Jerry” for the hours when older kids were in school.”Up until now, the focus has been, ‘What can we put on the air that Mom or baby-sitter remembers fondly from their childhoods?’ ” said Alice Cahn, Cartoon Network’s vice president for programming and development. Toney would not be permitted to fight for the WBA title for two years, and only then if he presents evidence that there are no illegal drugs in his system, under the sanctioning body’s rules.Toney can request a hearing before the New York commission.”No performance-enhancing drugs were used in this fight,” Goossen said from his San Fernando Valley office “The best proof is to look at James’ body. Over the years he has taken on a Franciscan nun, Jesse Jackson and his own industry on behalf of the principle that corporate management should be freed from political fashions, foolish regulations and government handouts.So no one was particularly surprised at the intensity of his remarks in a forum on corporate social responsibility last month in the libertarian magazine Reason, also featuring John Mackey of Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods and the economist Milton Friedman.Mackey’s pitch was that contributing to charity and treating customers and suppliers well are primary virtues that happen to enhance the bottom line.
David Boyd, who is prosecuting the case, has adamantly refused to consider a plea agreement with the Las Vegas couple charged with conspiracy to file a false claim and attempted grand theft in connection with a plan to defraud Wendy’s. That formidable task has caused some analysts to question the wisdom of pursuing another deal.It also doesn’t help matters that Oracle late Thursday announced the unexpected departure of its chief financial officer, Harry You.But Oracle management believes Retek can be easily digested because it’s so small. Civil War, is now growing in popularity on both sides of the Atlantic. regulatory approval for a generic version of Pfizer Inc.’s blood-pressure pill Norvasc.The Food and Drug Administration confirmed that Mylan was the first to file for approval of generic Norvasc, giving it six months of marketing exclusivity, the Canonsburg, Pa.- based company said.The period of protected sales will start when Mylan launches its product or when a patent dispute is resolved.Pfizer is fighting generic Norvasc plans by Mylan and three other companies.Mylan shares rose $1.02 to $20.40..
In many areas, competitors have done a better job of figuring out what physicians need — and giving it to them, said Stanley Otake, a hospital consultant and former administrator.”Now Tenet is going to do what its competitors have been doing for years,” Otake said. The Texas grand jury that indicted him on Wednesday has been investigating possible legal violations by DeLay and his associates for months.Yet DeLay is more than the sum of his ethical lapses He also has a long history of hypocrisy. The policy was revealed in 1996 and met widespread criticism, keeping Iran, headed then by reformist President Mohammad Khatami, and the U.S. Brown of TV critics.As the Los Angeles Times’ Scott Collins reported this week, this whole affair began Sept.