| May 13, 2014
| 2:32 PM
The Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Guild and supporters of the Champion Fund of Children's Hospital Los Angeles staged respective fundraisers this past week at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.
Presented under the theme "On the Red Carpet," the...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Special Needs Shelter Registration for Seniors
The recent storms that hit the Florida Panhandle area have reminded us of the approaching hurricane season. The Atlantic Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30.
For some in Central Florida,...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:00 PM
My row of Leyland cypresses suffered terrible winter burn this year. Will fertilizer help them recover faster? A couple of them look dead. Is that possible?
Some Leyland cypresses were killed by this severe winter or are still in the process of dying...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Activist investor Bill Ackman warned Botox maker Allergan Inc. on Monday that it would be unwise to court potential buyers as an alternative to the offer that he and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have made for the company.
| May 1, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Existing antidepressants, if they work at all, can take weeks to work, and for the deeply depressed, that can mean the difference between life and death. Researchers have discovered and tested an agent that, in mice at least, appears to reverse hopeless...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The former head of GlaxoSmithKline in China was charged with corruption by local authorities after a probe that resulted in accusations that the drug maker ran a wide-ranging bribery scheme that included payoffs to doctors.
Chinese police alleged that...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Call it the C-7 smack-down.
Broadcasters have been lobbying hard to be paid for viewers who watch a show within a week after its network airing.
Advertisers have largely resisted the move because it would mean having to fork over payments for an...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:18 AM
A Las Vegas physician has been cleared of wrongful death and medical malpractice allegations in a civil suit arising from the suicide four years ago of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg.
The 25-year-old Blasberg, a native of Corona, had fallen on hard times...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:51 PM
More than a decade has passed since scientists completed the Human Genome Project, a worldwide effort to decode our DNA. That DNA sequence contains instructions for making all of the proteins that our bodies need to function.
Now researchers have...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:05 PM
PEOPLE are living longer, which is good. But old age often brings a decline in mental faculties and many researchers are looking for ways to slow or halt such decline. One group doing so is led by Dena Dubal of the University of California, San Francisco,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:23 PM
About a decade after the Food and Drug Administration first warned that antidepressant medications increase the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children, new research has found that kids and young adults starting on high doses of...