| 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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:55 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black lung cancer patients seem more likely to die of the disease than white cancer patients in the U.S., especially those living in segregated counties, according to a new study.
Researchers, who published their findings in...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I got lost on the way to the church.
A few weeks ago, I was heading down Wolfe Street into the complex that is Johns Hopkins Hospital when I drove past Ashland Street. I had to stop at a Citgo station for directions to get back on track.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:12 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Physicians and nurses at four Boston medical centers cited a lack of training to explain why they rarely provide spiritual care for terminally ill cancer patients - although most considered it an important part of treatment...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:03 PM
A memorial service for Ken Bauermeister, who coached baseball and football for 27 years at Newport Harbor High, will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 18 at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Costa Mesa.
FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Ronald H. Agins
Oct 26, 1932 - August 5, 2012
Ron was born to Harry and Yetta Agins in Corona, California. He joined the family made up of Leona, Sam, Bette, and Obby. Ron being the youngest was treasured by all his family. Friends that he made...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Sigrid Reid, 73, entered the kingdom of heaven on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Sigrid passed
away peacefully, surrounded by her family at the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, CA.
Sigrid was born October 25, 1939, in Los Angeles, CA to Ben and...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:02 PM
ROGER WHITNEY GILBERT
Our husband, father, grandfather was with us until February 12, 2013.
Roger was born on March 3, 1932 in Los Angeles, CA to Al Whitney Gilbert and Evelyn Kleinsorg Gilbert. Roger grew up in Los Angeles with his younger brother...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:18 PM
A longtime Newport Beach resident known for his decades of service with the Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa has died.
Friends and colleagues of Roger Whitney Gilbert, who died Feb. 12, called him "the rock" of the club who always gave sage advice. He was...