| Jun 15, 2013
It's difficult to imagine what Laura Moriarty's four novels would have been like if she had chosen a place to live other than Kansas, with its endless wheat fields and abundance of ordinary light.
Moriarty, 42, focuses her gaze on the most common,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:02 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens with asthma and type 1 diabetes often don't take their medication as prescribed, and those that skip doses are more likely to end up in the emergency room, according to a new review.
More than half of children...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
OK, all together now: No wonder we didn’t get into Harvard. We weren’t cheaters.
Turns out that that “C” isn’t just for “Crimson.”
As The Times’ Matt Pearce wrote Thursday: “According to an email...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Could pumping roughly 2,000 oranges' worth of vitamin C into a patient’s bloodstream boost the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs and mitigate the grueling side effects of chemotherapy?
In research published Wednesday in the journal Science...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:33 PM
Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.
But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 9:27 PM
New Mexico has seen celebrations across the state since its highest court 10 days ago unanimously ruled it was unconstitutional to deny a marriage license to same-sex couples. Not so for the sovereign Navajo Nation, whose borders spill over into the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Access to music programs in Glendale schools recently won the district recognition from a music industry group.
Late last month, the National Assn. of Music Merchants designated Glendale Unified as one of about 375 school districts in the country as...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:40 PM
Football Hall of Fame
Mike McCormack, 83, a Hall of Fame offensive lineman with the Cleveland Browns, died of natural causes Friday in Palm Desert, where he had a winter home, the Carolina Panthers said.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:00 PM
In a world where the most minute details quickly become public, Juan Dixon’s discussions with Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon were kept quiet for months.
It was well known that Dixon, the school’s all-time leading scorer...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A new study suggests you are where you live — at least in terms of weight.
A rural address could be a risk factor for being overweight, according to the research published in the fall issue of the Journal of Rural Health.
The study, led by...
| Mar 12, 2012
F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84.
Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in Corona del Mar of complications from Parkinson'...