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  • Wear a helmet: It's worth it

    Wear a helmet: It's worth it
    Two weeks later and the muscles in my neck are still sore. It wasn't my fault. She took a sharp turn right into me without looking, clipped my skis and sent me spinning. I ended up falling backward downhill and smashing the back of my head hard...
  • Older working women may be healthier as a result

    Older working women may be healthier as a result
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women who work tend be in better health than their unemployed counterparts, according to a new study from South Korea. Researchers found that employed postmenopausal women were about 34 percent less likely to...
  • Memo: Appropriate office attire is a must

    Memo: Appropriate office attire is a must
    Chelsea Lanzoni was on her way from the lacrosse fields of Vanderbilt University to a summer internship at National Geographic in Washington, but her first stop was a dressing room at Nordstrom Rack in Annapolis. "I had, literally, nothing to wear," she...
  • New SARS-like virus poses medical mystery

    New SARS-like virus poses medical mystery
    Scientists are trying to unravel a medical mystery involving a new type of coronavirus, which come from that same large family of viruses that bring us the common cold but also brought us Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome - better known as SARS - back...
  • Study: UCI law school faculty in top 10 nationally

    The UC Irvine School of Law faculty has been ranked in the top 10 with the highest scholarly impact in the nation, according to a recent study. The law school, now in its third year, was ranked No. 7 nationally, moving Irvine up two spots from a...
  • Dr. Carlton Lasley Sexton

    Dr. Carlton Lasley Sexton
    Dr. Carlton Lasley Sexton, a retired Baltimore internist who was also a member of the clinical faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, died July 20 of pneumonia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Stevenson...
  • Exercise: Alternative reward for those battling addiction

    Exercise: Alternative reward for those battling addiction
    I like to run. Apparently, this gets me high. Last year, researchers at the University of Arizona published a study in the Journal of Experimental Biology examining the "neurobiological rewards" of treadmill running in 10 humans, eight dogs and eight...
  • Daily sunscreen may prevent skin aging

    Daily sunscreen may prevent skin aging
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using sunscreen every day may help protect against aging skin, according to a new study from Australia. Although the benefits of sunscreen are well know when it comes to preventing sunburns and lowering skin cancer risks,...
  • 'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy

    'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy
    In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...
  • Intersections: A coroner delves into his family's past

    When retired coroner investigator and La Crescenta resident Vidal Herrera took a reporter to visit the L.A. County coroner's office last May, he didn't expect his questions about the building's history to unravel a long-buried and traumatic family history...
  • Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke

     Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke
    A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke. Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...