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  • Compton mayoral candidate has medical emergency, misses forum

    Compton mayoral candidate has medical emergency, misses forum
    Former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley was hospitalized Thursday, missing a candidates' forum he was to attend as part of his runoff campaign to become mayor again. A family friend told The Times that Bradley suffered a heart attack and had undergone...
  • Exclusive: 'Workplace wellness' fails bottom line, waistlines - RAND

    Exclusive: 'Workplace wellness' fails bottom line, waistlines - RAND
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-awaited report on workplace wellness programs, which has still not been publicly released, delivers a blow to the increasingly popular efforts, Reuters has learned, casting doubt on a pillar of the Affordable Care Act and a...
  • More salt in food, but should we take recommended limits with a grain of skepticism?

    More salt in food, but should we take recommended limits with a grain of skepticism?
    While many doctors urge patients to curb their sodium intake for better health, the processed food and restaurant industries continue to spike products with large amounts of sodium, according to a recent study. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans in...
  • Alan Trounson, California's Dr. Stem Cell

    In 2004, with President George W. Bush dead set against stem cell research, California just went ahead and did it. Voters made stem cell research a state constitutional right, and endorsed $3 billion in bond sales for 10 years to cement the deal. CIRM,...
  • Study: Babies born after moms' weight loss surgery are healthier

    Study: Babies born after moms' weight loss surgery are healthier
    Of the many powers mothers wield, few are more extraordinary than the power to nudge a child's health prospects in one direction or another simply by having incubated that child in her womb. Research is uncovering more and more instances in which a...
  • Some common prescriptions linked to impotence

    Some common prescriptions linked to impotence
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tranquilizers known as benzodiazepines and certain older antidepressants are linked with a greater chance of having erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new survey. "Definitely it confirms the tricyclics (antidepressants)...
  • Novel Middle East virus may take more than a week to sicken victims

    Novel Middle East virus may take more than a week to sicken victims
    The unfolding mysteries of the illness known as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus already have the makings of an epidemiological thriller, and two newly published case reports offer grist for whoever writes the screenplay based on the latest...
  • The Doctor's Corner: The why and how of hormones

    This is the second of two articles updating women of all ages on the use of hormones. * I had to bite my tongue while sitting at Zinc Cafe & Market in Laguna Beach (one of my favorite places) the other day. Two beautiful young women who looked to be...
  • Europeans seemingly healthier than ever -- with some caveats

    The good news from a report just released by the European Environment Agency and the Joint Research Centre at the European Commission is that Europeans are living longer and healthier lives than ever. For that they can thank rigorous government policies...
  • The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, Methodist pastor

    The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, Methodist pastor
    The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, who had pastored United Methodist churches for nearly 40 years, died May 21 of heart disease at his Cedonia home. He was 90. "He was clear, insightful and persuasive but not loud. He was gentle. That is the way he was as...
  • Funeral, wake set for Fr. Andrew Greeley

    Funeral, wake set for Fr. Andrew Greeley
    Funeral arrangements have been announced for the Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Chicago priest, novelist and sociologist who died this week at age 85. A wake for the Rev. Greeley is scheduled for 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Catholic...