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  • Race doesn't affect injury outcomes in kids

    Race doesn't affect injury outcomes in kids
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - White, black and Hispanic children who got seriously injured were equally likely to survive their hospital stay in a new study - despite past evidence of racial disparities for injured adults and sometimes children as well....
  • Paul Alfred Wollam

    Paul Alfred Wollam
    Paul Alfred Wollam     April 11, 1958-September 15, 2011 It is with great sadness that the family of Paul Wollam announces that he passed away on September 15, 2011. Paul, loving father of three, died late Thursday after a brief battle with brain cancer....
  • Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study

    Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black lung cancer patients seem more likely to die of the disease than white cancer patients in the U.S., especially those living in segregated counties, according to a new study. Researchers, who published their findings in...
  • Ob-gyns sound alarm on 'contraceptive sabotage'

    Ob-gyns sound alarm on 'contraceptive sabotage'
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors should ask teen girls and women whether their partners are trying to force them to get pregnant or otherwise "reproductively coercing" them, according to a group of ob-gyns. That could include pressuring women to...
  • Sex and objectification in travels between East and West

    Sex and objectification in travels between East and West
    Early in "Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West," a most intriguing new play from Naomi Iizuka, an American woman visiting Yokohama in 1884 is told of the Japanese practice of tattooing the skin with pictures that seem like pieces of a jigsaw...
  • Federal government sues UCSD Medical Center over job bias

     
    The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit alleging that the UC San Diego Medical Center has discriminated against new employees who are not citizens by requiring them to present more documentation than is required of citizens....
  • UCSD researchers say they may be homing in on lost Leonardo fresco

     
    UC San Diego researchers announced Monday that they had reached a new milestone in their decades-long search for a lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci, saying they had found the type of material used by the Italian Renaissance master on......
  • A long-lost Leonardo da Vinci fresco?

     
    Leonardo da Vinci's "The Battle of Anghiari" has been lost for centuries. Researchers from the UC San Diego say they have found evidence suggesting the fresco is hidden beneath another fresco in Florence, Italy....
  • Firefighters rescue teen's science project drone from palm tree

     
    One of the best student science projects in all of Los Angeles County’s nearly fell victim to a palm tree....
  • New details emerge in L.A. assessor corruption probe

     
    A corruption probe into Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez widened as investigators in two states served search warrants on a dozen locations, and new details emerged about Noguez’s personal attention to the tax concerns of generous campaign...
  • Ridley-Thomas questions timing of tax measure sought by Villaraigosa

     
    Saying the November presidential ballot is already "full to overflowing," L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas expressed "serious reservations" about whether voters should also be asked to endorse a permanent extension of a half-cent sales tax for...