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  • Eyes may mirror the soul, but mouth counts more for autistic minds

    Eyes may mirror the soul, but mouth counts more for autistic minds
    The eyes may be the mirror of the soul, but for those with autism, the mouth will have to do. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center isolated neurons in the brain's amygdala that respond to facial expressions, and tested patients with autism against...
  • Valerie Harper, Marta Kauffman Team to Raise Lung Cancer Awareness

    In January, Valerie Harper was told she had three months to live. Doctors had successfully removed a lung tumor in 2009, but the cancer cells had moved to her brain. Now, 10 months have passed since that diagnosis, and the TV icon is not only alive and...
  • Cardiologists recommend wider use of statin drugs

    Dramatically escalating the fight against heart attacks and strokes, the nation's cardiologists have rewritten the guidebook on how Americans should be treated with statins and unveiled a plan that could double the number of patients taking the...
  • WeHo Halloween burning death was accidental, sheriff's probe finds

    WeHo Halloween burning death was accidental, sheriff's probe finds
    An investigation into how a man burned to death at West Hollywood’s annual Halloween carnival has confirmed witness statements that he accidentally set himself ablaze while lighting a cigarette, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department...
  • Obama supporter miffed at botched healthcare rollout

    Obama supporter miffed at botched healthcare rollout
    Margaret Davis of West L.A. voted for President Obama and appreciates the ideas behind the Affordable Care Act. She agrees that everyone should have access to healthcare and no one should be denied coverage because of pre-existing conditions. But here's...
  • Crowd dances, cheers as man burns during Halloween carnival

    Crowd dances, cheers as man burns during Halloween carnival
    Festival-goers can be seen on a video dancing to electronic music and cheering as a man becomes engulfed in flames during West Hollywood's annual Halloween carnival. Gilbert Estrada, 51, later died. The video posted on YouTube shows him lying...
  • Homicide detectives study grisly video in Halloween burn death

    Homicide detectives study grisly video in Halloween burn death
    Homicide detectives investigating the burning death of a man at a popular West Hollywood Halloween carnival are studying a graphic video of the incident to determine whether foul play may have been involved. A video posted on YouTube shows a man...
  • Authorities investigating death of man burned in WeHo on Halloween

    Authorities investigating death of man burned in WeHo on Halloween
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a man who somehow became engulfed in flames Thursday at the West Hollywood Carnaval and later succumbed to his injuries, officials said. Gilbert Estrada, 51, was taken to Cedars-...
  • WeHo burning death: No sign it was self-inflicted, officials say

    WeHo burning death: No sign it was self-inflicted, officials say
    Homicide detectives investigating the burning death of a man who somehow became engulfed in flames at the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval said there is no indication the incident was self-inflicted. Investigators are studying a YouTube video of the...
  • West Hollywood burning death: Some bystanders rushed to man's aid

    West Hollywood burning death: Some bystanders rushed to man's aid
    The last thing Derek Easley expected to see on Halloween in West Hollywood was a man running through the crowd, flailing and on fire. He came out of nowhere, fully engulfed in flames ”like a torch,” the actor, writer and producer said of the...
  • Bill, Sue Gross to donate PIMCO fortune to charity

    Bill, Sue Gross to donate PIMCO fortune to charity
    The founder of Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Co. (PIMCO) and his wife have pledged to give their fortune to charity before they die, according to published reports. Bill and Sue Gross, who have an estimated wealth of $2 billion, plan to...