| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:01 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese women who get plenty of exercise may have a lower risk of endometrial cancer than if they were sedentary, according to new research.
Strenuous and moderate physical activity were linked to lowered risk for...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Urban Outfitters is opening its first Malibu store this week with a days-long grand opening party.
The 10,075-square-foot store officially opens at 10 a.m. Thursday at 3806 Cross Creek Road in the Malibu Country Mart. Throughout the day, until closing...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Phil Provenzale, who served as senior VP of intl. post production and theatrical services at Fox, died of cancer Aug. 1 in Duarte, Calif. He was 61.
A 17-year veteran at Fox, he was brought to the company by Jim Gianopulos in 1996 after working at...
| Jul 27, 2013
Breast cancer: In the July 24 LATExtra section, an article about racial disparities among breast cancer patients said that the primary reason black women fared worse than white women was that they had more chronic health problems before their cancers...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Richard Boss, a 50 year resident of La Canada Flintridge, passed away peacefully and comfortably in his sleep on Friday, July 12, 2013. He had been battling Melanoma for six months. He leaves his wife of 59 years, Lillian Boss, their two sons and...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:43 PM
A new device that analyzes the smoke that arises when an electrosurgical tool slices through or cauterizes flesh may help physicians determine, during a surgery, whether tissues they're removing are cancerous or not.
Using mass spectrometry to determine...
| 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,...
| 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 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...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Frank passed away May 7th in Burbank, CA. There will be a private burial. Frank is survived by his wife Jerilyn, sons Robert Enthofen and James Robinson, and his loving family and friends. We want Frank’s memory to make a difference to others...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Family Promise is having its third annual Empty Bowl fundraiser on June 2 with proceeds going to provide safe shelter, meals and support for homeless families.
Guests are welcome from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Glendale,...