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  • Lockheed Martin looks to grow health care role

    Lockheed Martin looks to grow health care role
    Lockheed Martin, a government contractor best known for its fighter jets, formally opened a health care center in Baltimore County Wednesday, part of a bid to expand the company's role in the medical sector. While health care services still represent a...
  • Area doctors appear on cable program

    Two area doctors are featured this month on former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino’s cable TV program “The Question Is.” City of Hope Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alexandra Levine, a La CaƱada Flintridge resident, and Dr. Laura...
  • Singletons are on the rise thanks to changes in IVF practices

    Singletons are on the rise thanks to changes in IVF practices
    Triplets are out, singletons are in and twins are holding steady. So says a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine that examined birth trends in the United States from1971 to 2011. The authors of the report, from the Centers for Disease...
  • Katie Couric under fire for allegedly slanted report on HPV vaccine

    Katie Couric may want to brush up on her reporting skills before she takes on her new role as "global anchor" at Yahoo!, according to a number of critics displeased with a report about the HPV vaccine on her syndicated talk show, "Katie." In a segment...
  • Commentary: In 24 hours I turned 70, became a grandmother

    There's a difference between being a 69-year-old runner and a 70-year-old grandma. For me it was one day. I celebrated my 70th birthday on Nov. 12, and my granddaughter, Jules Maggie, was born on Nov. 13. My daughter, Rachel, a marathoner, finished...
  • Certain diabetes drugs reduce cancer risk in women, study finds

    A class of oral diabetes medications that has drawn controversy in recent years reduces the risk of cancer in women taking it by almost a third, says a large new study conducted by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic. In preventing cancer, the...
  • Legalization is the best way to reduce the risks of pot [Letter]

    Legalization is the best way to reduce the risks of pot [Letter]
    In response to Nancy Starr's recent letter, those of us who advocate for a regulated, aboveboard cannabis market do not argue that the use of marijuana by adults is not without potential risks or that it cannot be abused by some people ("Don't legalize...
  • Neighbor raised a stink about backyard meth lab, deputies say

    Neighbor raised a stink about backyard meth lab, deputies say
    Ooooh that smell. Can't you smell that smell? One nosy neighbor did. Deputies said Gary Beatty's Daytona Beach neighbor dropped the dime on him when he called to complain about a really weird smell, reports WESH NBC News-2 in Orlando. Turns out...
  • 'Natural Sciences,' 'Open Cage' win Primer Corte at Buenos Aires' Ventana Sur

    BUENOS AIRES - Two first features - Argentine Matias Lucchesi's "Natural Sciences" and Uruguayan Max Zunino's "Open Cage" - swept Primer Corte, the pix-in-post showcase at Ventana Sur, Latin America's biggest movie mart-meet. Also announced Friday,...
  • Milk tabs make a cheap cat toy

    Milk tabs make a cheap cat toy
    Sometimes, the most amazing discoveries come by accident. For instance, the well-known drug Viagra began at the research stage as a medicine to treat spasms in arteries. It didn't work for the intended purpose, but had a startling side effect that found...
  • Obamacare backers not relying on White House to meet law's challenges

    WASHINGTON — As supporters of the Affordable Care Act brace for new headaches next year, many have concluded they cannot count on the Obama administration, whose efforts to explain and promote the law are increasingly viewed as poorly planned,...