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  • Victor Espinoza has a cause beyond riding California Chrome to victory

    There we were, in a press conference, chronicling normal euphoria and gathering normal quotes from the winners of the Kentucky Derby, when the story took a 90-degree turn. Victor Espinoza was fighting back tears. And they weren't tears of joy. Until a...
  • Doctors: Supreme Court BRCA gene patent ruling benefits patients

    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...
  • Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?

    Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?
    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...
  • Film academy adds 276 new members; increase in minorities, women

    Film academy adds 276 new members; increase in minorities, women
    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,...
  • Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study

    Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study
    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...
  • Sigrid Reid October 25, 1939 - January 29, 2013

    Sigrid Reid October 25, 1939 - January 29, 2013
    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...
  • Susan Love, doctor/patient

     Susan Love, doctor/patient
    And now, she is the patient. For decades, as a surgeon, researcher, professor and medical celebrity of sorts, Susan Love has led the charge against breast cancer and for women's health. She served on President Clinton's cancer advisory board. She set up a...
  • Roger Whitney Gilbert

    Roger Whitney Gilbert
    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...
  • Rotary president was gruff but giving

    Rotary president was gruff but giving
    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...
  • Urban Outfitters comes to Malibu with a movie, concert and more

    Urban Outfitters comes to Malibu with a movie, concert and more
    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...
  • Exercise may cut endometrial cancer risk for heavy women

    Exercise may cut endometrial cancer risk for heavy women
    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...