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  • UCLA's Fowler Museum turns 50 in worldly fashion

    UCLA's Fowler Museum turns 50 in worldly fashion
    A pharmaceutical mogul who traveled the world collecting objects made by native artists and left them to a trust in London probably never would have guessed that 30,000 of those works would end up at UCLA's Fowler Museum. Now, with the museum turning 50...
  • Ibuprofen may ease arthritis patients' depression

    Ibuprofen may ease arthritis patients' depression
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with a painful cartilage condition, common pain relievers may have small benefits for depression symptoms as well, a new study hints. Depression is more than twice as common among people with osteoarthritis, which...
  • 'Breaking Bad' gives Badfinger's 'Baby Blue' a belated break

    'Breaking Bad' gives Badfinger's 'Baby Blue' a belated break
    Leave it to the hit show "Breaking Bad" to resurrect a 1972 song by the British rock band Badfinger. The final episode of the AMC drug trade drama, which drew more than 10 million viewers Sunday night, closed out with the band's 41-year-old single "Baby...
  • Go away with Gary Forbes

    Go away with Gary Forbes
    Born in Colon, Panama, and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Gary Forbes had basketball on his mind when he was growing up. When he discovered he had Type 1 diabetes, he worried that it would derail his NBA plans. But, with the help of his diabetic father, he...
  • Some alternate Chicago Humanities Festival highlights

    Some alternate Chicago Humanities Festival highlights
    The Chicago Humanities Festival kicks off a strong lineup for its fall festival next Sunday — a program so strong that tickets have already sold out for several events, including the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize talks with Chimamanda Ngozi...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities will be offered at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. European river cruise The center's trip committee is accepting reservations for a cruise on the Danube which will...
  • Jordan Thomas Salon & Spa expands its offerings with a variety of med spa services

    Jordan Thomas Salon & Spa expands its offerings with a variety of med spa services
    Terry McGill, the petite dynamo who owns Jordan Thomas Salon & Spa in Bel Air, has set the bar high for her business: “We want to be everything to everyone,” she says with a laugh. But don’t think for a minute, despite that laugh, that...
  • 21 arrested for alleged sales of prescription drugs via Craiglist

    Ventura County authorities have arrested 21 people in connection with alleged sales of prescription drugs via Craigslist.  The arrests, announced this week, took place in recent months and stemmed from illegal sales of drugs like Adderall, OxyContin and...
  • 23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge

    23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge
    What’s even more repulsive than the idea of using DNA tests to help people create a designer babies? Getting a patent for the idea. 23andMe, the pioneering direct-to-consumer genetic testing company, was awarded such a patent in September. U.S....
  • Santa Ana winds batter Southern California; fire danger high

    Santa Ana winds batter Southern California; fire danger high
    Wind gust topping 50 mph were reported in some parts of Southern California on Friday as Santa Ana winds battered the region. The strong winds and dry conditions have officials worried about wildfires this weekend. Red flag warnings are in affect this...
  • Battling Alzheimer's, and slowly losing ground

     Battling Alzheimer's, and slowly losing ground
    His eyes misted up momentarily as he surreptitiously scanned the medical building for a clue to the name. He then shook his head in frustration and looked away, unable to dredge up the words he sought. Jim Garner, 51, has mild cognitive impairment,...