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  • Is this type of breast cancer even cancer?

     
    Doctors have long debated what to do about a type of breast cancer called DCIS, or ductal carcinoma in situ, not because it's particularly dangerous -- because it isn't. Today, in a report published online in the Journal of the......
  • Sodas may be linked to higher risk of pancreatic cancer, but about that risk...

     
    Sugar-sweetened sodas -- with their high-glycemic load eliciting natural suspicion -- have been linked with varying degrees of success to an increased risk of pancreatic cancer. So scientists have been trying to clarify the precise nature and size of...
  • Memories of the 'Miracle on Ice'

     
    Thirty years ago today I was in a little town in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York watching a miracle unfold. We didn’t know that at the time. The reporters covering the Olympics thought we were just watching a......
  • Kings pregame: The state of hockey

     
    The Wild's home arena, the Xcel Energy Center (above), might be the best hockey arena in the NHL. It's a hockey-first venue, which means the sightlines were designed primarily for hockey, unlike many of the multi-use arenas around the NHL.......
  • Southern California man wins National Park Service volunteer of the year award

     
    The National Park Service recently announced that a Southern California volunteer has won the national George B. Hartzog Jr. award for outstanding volunteer service by an individual. Tony Valois, who lives at Circle X Ranch as a volunteer campground host,...
  • Bravo TV's 'Work of Art' favors emo-hipster backstabber Miles Mendenhall

     
    If little else, Bravo TV's "Work of Art" -- the new reality series set in the New York gallery scene -- proves that the art world is no different from just about every other profession: It's filled with sleaze, political......
  • Bloomingdale's Santa Monica gala goes for the heart

     
    Bloomingdale's opened in Santa Monica with a chic soiree Wednesday night to benefit the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute’s Women’s Heart Center. It was the first glimpse many people had gotten of the store -- one of the anchor retailers of the......
  • Report: Teen sex doesn’t cause bad grades

     
    From the Associated Press: LOS ANGELES — There's good news for parents who worry that their teenagers' sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative new study has found that teens in committed relationships do no better or worse in...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was a future Hall of Famer chosen in the NFL draft based on the sound of his name?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: A future Hall of Famer was drafted in the last round of the 1934 NFL Draft based on the sound of his name! STATUS: I'm Going With Essentially True. The first germ of the idea that became the......
  • Panthers imported from Texas help endangered Florida panthers begin to bounce back

     
    WASHINGTON — In the quest to save the endangered Florida panther, their Texas cousins were the cat's meow. Wildlife biologists moved eight female panthers from Texas -- close relatives yet genetically distinct -- into South Florida 15 years ago in......
  • Pages of History

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Clarence Darrow addresses the jury in one of his two trials on charges of trying to bribe jurors in the McNamara brothers’ case. For the last week, I have been reading the transcripts of People......