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  • Handshakes are germ bombs -- let's embrace the fist bump!

    Handshakes are germ bombs -- let's embrace the fist bump!
    There's a movement afoot to end handshaking. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 80% — 80%! — of all infections are transmitted by hands. That very well might explain why you are sick —- or recovering from...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Banshee' on Cinemax

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Banshee' on Cinemax
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------     SERIES The Carrie Diaries A big work...
  • Coachella Valley man who died tested positive for swine flu

    A 30-year-old Coachella Valley man who died at a hospital this week tested positive for the H1N1 virus, according to the Riverside County Health Department. The case marks the first influenza-related death of the flu season in Riverside County, health...
  • Bench scoring gives W&M a chance in shootouts

    William and Mary head mustache Tony Shaver is justifiably concerned about the Tribe’s ability to defend, in order to contend for a conference title. W&M opponents shoot 46.4 percent from the field, dead last in the CAA and 290th out of 345...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Chicken soup or stew in an hour or less

    Easy dinner recipes: Chicken soup or stew in an hour or less
    Sometimes it doesn't get better than a bowl of hearty chicken soup or stew. Whether you're fending off a cold or flu, or are simply looking for an easy dish that's both comforting and warm, we've got you covered with some great ideas: Chicken coconut...
  • Flu activity rises across state and L.A. County, health officials say

    Flu activity rises across state and L.A. County, health officials say
    Following an uptick in flu activity across the state, California Department of Public Health officials said Friday that influenza activity here was “widespread,” and urged Californians to obtain a flu immunization if they hadn’t done...
  • Health officials warn flu is striking early this season

    Health officials warn flu is striking early this season
    It may be no surprise to snifflers stuck in doctor's office waiting rooms: The 2013-2014 influenza season appears to be picking up steam earlier than most flu seasons. On Friday, state and Los Angeles County health officials reported "sharp increases"...
  • Baby born with brain tumor celebrates 2nd birthday

    Baby born with brain tumor celebrates 2nd birthday
    Matthew Erickson just turned 2, a milestone remarkable for the other numbers that have defined his young life: Six brain surgeries. Five rounds of chemotherapy. Thousands of blood draws. Nearly two years since doctors told his parents he had an...
  • 'Downton Abbey' recap: A shocking crime below stairs

    'Downton Abbey' recap: A shocking crime below stairs
    Well, that was awful. Sunday’s “Downton Abbey” begins as a fun, frivolous return to form, as a party of visitors, including Lady Mary’s new love interest, Lord Gillingham, descend on the estate for an sumptuous dinner. Everyone&...
  • 1 in 8: Anne Waller strives to break the silence on perinatal mood disorders

    1 in 8: Anne Waller strives to break the silence on perinatal mood disorders
    There’s a catchy tune called “When Mama Ain’t Happy (Ain’t Nobody Happy).” The song is about a man who stays out late drinking and comes home to an angry wife. For such domestic drama, the lyrics and music strike a...
  • A personal air purifier

    A personal air purifier
    Name: AirTamer A302 What it is: An air purifier worn around the neck or clipped to a pocket that, the company says, creates a 3-foot radius of cleaner air around your head. How it works: According to the company, AirTamer emits more than "2 million...