| Jul 13, 2013
An elated William R. "Bill" Harvey, president of Hampton University, announced Friday that the university had received a $13.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
"It's a huge grant and it's...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:51 PM
CrossFit was founded by Greg Glassman after he trained Santa Cruz Police Department officers.
The first CrossFit gym opened in Santa Cruz in the 1990s. The only machines in CrossFit gyms are for rowing. The exercises focus on functional movements, or...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Richard Boss, a 50 year resident of La Canada Flintridge, passed away peacefully and comfortably in his sleep on Friday, July 12, 2013. He had been battling Melanoma for six months. He leaves his wife of 59 years, Lillian Boss, their two sons and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:05 PM
LONG BEACH — A two-time cancer survivor who never played indoor volleyball, Jake Gibb is used to having something to overcome. And despite finishing No. 1 in the world on the Federation Internationale de Volleyball beach tour in 2012, a...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:13 AM
A study conducted by the University of Miami found that tanning salons outnumber McDonald's restaurants and CVS pharmacies in Florida, according to the Miami Herald.
Researchers set out to find whether skin cancer can be linked to certain geographic...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Those who have a habit of biting their lips may find that a small bluish bump has developed inside their mouth. It might disappear on its own or it might linger. Dr. Zaineb Hassan Makhzoumi, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:32 PM
It was a jarring note to begin a year of celebrating surfing — an image of a shark with its mouth wide open, looking set to devour a board like the one it was painted on.
But if it garnered attention for a cause, mission accomplished.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in humans, and within the U.S. more than 9,100 men and women die each year from melanomas of the skin. That puts it among the top-10 deadliest forms of cancer, ranking 6th overall for whites.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:32 AM
In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage, the Los Angeles Times reported.
About 900,000 Californians and...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
For airplane-phobic drummer Travis Barker, the gig required a quick trip across town in a pimped-out low rider. Singer-bassist Mark Hoppus flew 5,400 miles from London. And with sky's-the-limit rock-star gusto, guitarist-vocalist Tom DeLonge bypassed...