| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:52 AM
It's a common enough request: A store asks if you'd like to make a small donation to aid some charitable cause.
Andrea says her husband was recently shopping at a Pavilions supermarket, where he was asked if he cared to make a donation for breast cancer...
| Oct 13, 2013
NEW YORK — Older women who take regular walks are less likely to get breast cancer than their less-active peers, according to a new study.
American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers found postmenopausal women who walked for at least one hour each...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Kenneth Edmonds is more than just a Babyface. He's an R&B legend with Grammys, multi-platinum records and chart-topping singles under his belt; a father; and a philanthropist.
Edmonds is involved with numerous charitable organizations, including the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:02 PM
La Providencia Guild's 66th annual fashion show on Oct. 20 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel should be the social event of the fall season.
The guild raises funds for Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the current project is the Associates Endowment to...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:01 PM
While the Supreme Court’s decision to forbid patents on human genes knocked out Myriad Genetics' long-guarded patent on two genes linked to breast cancer, the Utah-based company’s stock still rose soon after the news broke. That bit of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Women with breast cancer who created a personal website about their health reported feeling less depressed, more positive and having a greater appreciation for life in a recent small study.
Though cancer patients have long benefited from support...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The picture that Yatzie Dee took down from the wall looked, to an uninformed eye, like a depiction of a myth or a tribal memory — certainly nothing that reflected life in modern Southern California.
But as Dee spoke in his soft, high voice, the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Reclusive rocker Steve Perry made a rare public appearance last week at the City of Hope Spirit of Life gala in Los Angeles, where the former Journey frontman spoke to The Hollywood Reporterabout why he’s stayed out of the spotlight. Perry, now, 64,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Los Angeles Philharmonic kicks off its celebration of Walt Disney Concert Hall's 10th anniversary with three free community concerts: Wednesday at City of Hope in Duarte, Thursday at Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles and Saturday at...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Darrin Reed, who is battling leukemia, has retired from his job with the Laguna Beach Unified School District, he said Thursday by phone.
Reed, the former executive assistant to the superintendent, is leaving after 14 years with the district to keep his...