| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:04 PM
(Reuters) - A new supercomputer-based network will allow doctors to use genomic sequencing to speed cancer treatment and could increase survival chances for patients, its creator, billionaire healthcare businessman Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong, said on...
| Sep 9, 2012
It's a notion ingrained early: September, the start of the traditional school year, is a time to start over. For the nonstudent, that may mean cleaning out your closets, enrolling in an exercise class or recommitting to New Year's resolutions. It's also a...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Summer officially starts on Friday and no matter how old you are, the season still beckons your inner kid with play, adventure and freedom. Just don’t let grown-up, self-conscious worries zap the fun.
Swimmer, 12-time Olympic medalist and...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Kendall and Kylie Jenner’s summer collection for PacSun is set to go on sale starting Saturday, and to mark the occasion, they plan to make personal appearances at a couple of local stores this week.
It’s the second Kendall & Kylie...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Indoor tanning is a great way to get skin cancer – especially if you start young. People who use tanning beds, sunlamps or tanning booths before age 35 are up to 75% more likely to develop melanoma, and those who begin before 25 may double their...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Santa Barbara horticulturalist David Harris noticed an unusual succulent growing a few years ago in a client’s backyard in Ojai. Harris, a founding member of the Santa Barbara Cactus & Succulent Society, thought the plant was unlike any Echeveria...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The nearly 3 in 10 white girls of high school age who use indoor tanning beds likely will soon come face-to-face with a new and stiffer warning aimed at young people eager to get that sun-kissed glow in a hurry: Don't.
Faced with mounting evidence...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using sunscreen every day may help protect against aging skin, according to a new study from Australia.
Although the benefits of sunscreen are well know when it comes to preventing sunburns and lowering skin cancer risks,...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 9:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tanning facilities often given inconsistent or incorrect information about the risks associated with indoor tanning and may let kids as young as 10 or 12 tan, according to a new study from Missouri.
Although the U.S. Food...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:29 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 70,000 surviving firefighters, police officers and other first responders who raced to the World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11, 2001 will be entitled to free monitoring and treatment for some 50 forms of cancer....