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  • Music fan creates 'Mayhem'

    Music fan creates 'Mayhem'
    First came the idea for a game. Then came the plan for a cause. When Bill Solboe originally envisioned Music Mayhem, it was as a board game in the late '90s — the result of a long car ride with college buddies, during which they passed the time...
  • Shrimp 101

    Shrimp 101
    America's favorite seafood? Shrimp. It's easy to see why; shrimp are available fresh or frozen, shell-on and peeled, raw and cooked. Shrimp lend themselves to countless dishes, from curries to gumbos to kebabs to stir fries. "Mom and I loved shrimp,"...
  • Questioning Dr. Oz

    Dr. Mehmet Oz is known as "America's Doctor," and it's not much of a stretch. Though he is a medical specialist -- an acclaimed cardiac surgeon -- Oz offers health information on just about any topic, from diet to child care to sex, through a...
  • Ron Paul calls it quits

     
    by Katie Fretland Tonight in a formal announcement that was foreshadowed by his low popularity in the Republican primaries, Ron Paul will tell his supporters that his campaign for president is over. Paul (R-Texas) will instead launch a different kind........
  • Stadium presentation -- Round 1

     
    HOK was up first. Impressive resume. From Heiniz Field in Pittsburgh to building University of Minnesota's new stadium for $220 million. Some tidbits: The overall budget is $62 million, and they figured $48 million for the stadium itself, and, "I......
  • McCain, Obama running mates: Guess

     
    by Mark Silva If Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama have pared their short lists for running mates as much as confidants and speculators say they have, they are down to a very short list indeed: With names such as......
  • Obama, McCain stiff voters on health facts

     
    by Frank James Why aren't the medical records of the presidential and vice presidential candidates an open book? That's the critical question raised in the last two days by presidential historian Robert Dallek in an opinion piece in the Washington......
  • More women choose prophylactic mastectomy [Updated]

     
    The choice to remove a healthy breast in order to avoid breast cancer is a deeply personal decision that appears to be on the upswing in one group of women, according to a study published today in the journal Cancer.......
  • But surely people providing healthcare have health insurance

     
    As the nation's leaders discuss who should get health insurance and in what fashion and how much it should cost, many people who provide healthcare are watching from the sidelines. First, the Kaiser Family Foundation offered up an analysis this......
  • Would you drink Coke or Pepsi for breakfast?

     
    It appears that L.A. Times readers love their juice. Dozens of you wrote in to sound off about Sunday’s story “Nutrition Experts See Juice Glass as Half Empty.” The bottom line – that 100% fruit juice can be as unhealthy......