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  • Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds

    Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - After a close review of more than 1,000 research studies, a federal panel of experts has concluded that vaccines cause very few side effects, and found no evidence that vaccines cause autism or type 1 diabetes. The report, issued on...
  • Shaken by shingles

    Shaken by shingles
    It wasn't just any raking job; it was dethatching to get all the old, dead grass out. That's hard work. You have to dig in and put some real muscle into it. The pain in my rib cage started the day after the dead grass was bagged and bound for the...
  • Insurance adjusters get to work once storm subsides

    Insurance adjusters get to work once storm subsides
    Heavy branches from a neighbor's silver maple snapped off during Friday's violent storm and plunged onto power lines connected to Tom MacDougall's house in Northeast Baltimore. The wires ripped from the dwelling, damaging its vinyl siding. The branches...
  • Should I get the shingles vaccine?

    Q: I'm 79 and had chickenpox as a child. Should I get the shingles vaccine? What are the risks? A: The U.S. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends the shingles vaccine for most people ages 60 and over, regardless of whether they...
  • Bricks turning to dust? Moisture's the culprit

    Bricks turning to dust? Moisture's the culprit
    Q: I own a rowhouse built in 1905, and the bricks in the basement seem to be turning to dust over time. What should I do? A: Moisture does it every time. Bricks are porous. You see the deterioration in chimney bricks especially, so you'll need to track...
  • Female lawyers forging new paths to success

    Female lawyers forging new paths to success
    On a typical day, Mindy Mora arrives at her law office about 8 a.m. and leaves 12 hours later. She will drive home, eat dinner and put in a few more hours of work, even taking client calls late at night. "Being a partner at a law firm is not a 9 to 5 job,...
  • Fire breaks out at Universal Studios backlot in Universal City

     
    A fire broke out Thursday at the Universal Studios backlot. The Los Angeles County Fire Department told The Times the blaze broke out around noon at a three-story building near the corner of Lankershim and Cahuenga boulevards in Universal City.......
  • Before and after: Old L.A. storybook house gets a sensitive makeover

     
    Christina Craemer's remodel of a super-rustic house brings a modern sensibility and improved function to the home's entrance without ruining the charming character of the original facade....
  • Shopping La Cienega: L.A.'s thriving design district

     
    La Cienega shopping: A guide to L.A.'s hottest design district, which includes newcomers such as Harbinger, expansions by Hollywood at Home and Downtown, decorator favorites such as Kristen Buckingham and old favorites such as Lee Stanton....
  • Lisa Ling house: Modern lines, family circles

     
    Lisa Ling house: With guidance from Marco DiMaccio of Punchouse Ecodesign Group, Lisa Ling and Paul Song have built a Santa Monica house that not only expresses their love of modern architecture but also serves as a concrete, wood and glass prism of their...
  • Curiosity for Rent: Snow White cottages in Silver Lake

     
    Storybook cottages Silver Lake: Fans of storybook architecture will find a charming example on the 2900 block of Griffith Park Boulevard, where Ben Sherwood designed courtyard homes called the Snow White Cottages or the Seven Dwarf Cottages by locals....