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  • Star Jones returns to ‘The View’ on Feb. 22

     
    Jones' return will be closely watched because she generated a lot of drama at "The View." In 2009, Walters raved over Jones' appearance on "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Walters praised Jones' look and honesty. "We had very happy years with her," Walters said....
  • Lance Armstrong to give $1.5 million to push California tobacco tax

     
    Former Tour de France champion and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong will announce a $1.5-million donation to Proposition 29, the June ballot measure in California that would create a new $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes to pay for cancer research. The...
  • The carrot or the stick?

     
    Here's Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on WTTW-Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight" program yesterday discussing "Spring into Health," a new wellness initiative for county employees, Segment host Eddie Arruza: Let's start with that wellness program you...
  • Big Tobacco adds nearly $9 million to fight against cigarette tax

     
    The parent companies of Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. reported nearly $9 million in contributions to the campaign against Proposition 29, the June ballot measure that would hike cigarette taxes by $1 per pack....
  • Tobacco companies add $15 million to fight cigarette tax

     
    Tobacco companies are stepping up their efforts to defeat Proposition 29, the June ballot measure that would hike cigarette taxes by $1 per pack. On Friday, the parent companies of Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. reported giving......
  • CPR training offered throughout L. A. County on Thursday

     
    L.A.County residents can receive free, hands-only CPR training at 80 locations on Thursday....
  • Voters back tobacco tax but split on term-limits change

     
    A proposed $1-per-pack tax increase on cigarettes remains highly popular among California voters, but they are split over whether to change the state’s 22-year-old term limits law, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. The two...
  • Good coffee news: Drink helps prevent skin cancer, heart failure

     
    Java lovers drink up! Two separate studies released today have found that those who drink coffee have a lower risk of developing the most common kind of skin cancer – basal cell carcinoma – and also have a lower risk of heart failure. The...
  • Grocery tours teach Boyle Heights residents about nutrition

     
    Cedonia Castillo, 81, said she knows salt and sugar are bad for her health. But the Boyle Heights resident, who has diabetes, heart disease and hypertension, said she doesn't know what food to avoid. So when she heard that a dietician from White...
  • Eggs: Good or bad for you?

     
    You're probably familiar with the famous movie scene in which Sylvester Stallone's Rocky Balboa wakes up, opens the fridge, cracks about a half-dozen raw eggs into a glass and sloppily drinks them. It's the Breakfast of Champions, circa 1976. These days,...
  • Lehigh Valley Heart and Stroke Walk raises money to help children like Cassidy

     
    The 2012 Lehigh Valley Heart and Stroke Walk at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township raises awareness of heart disease and stroke and funds for the American Heart Assocation, which goes toward research and resources for people with heart...