| Apr 21, 2009
Women who have their healthy ovaries removed when they have a hysterectomy face a higher risk of death, including death from coronary heart disease and lung cancer, than women who keep their ovaries, according to new research.
The finding, from a study...
| Dec 6, 2009
William A. Wilson, a Los Angeles businessman and a member of President Reagan's "kitchen cabinet" who was appointed the first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, has died. He was 95.
Wilson died early Saturday in Carmel Valley, Calif., where he had a home,...
| Jan 11, 2010
If the journey toward fitness begins with a single step, make sure it's counted with a pedometer.
These little step-tracking gadgets now have a solid track record when it comes to motivating people to exercise. And their popularity is growing.
| Jun 25, 2009
| 10:12 AM
Farrah Fawcett, who soared to fame as a national sex symbol in the late 1970s on television's campy "Charlie's Angels" and in a swimsuit poster that showcased her feathery mane and made her a generation's favorite pinup, died today. She was 62.
| Jun 25, 2009
| 10:22 PM
Farrah Fawcett, the '70s style icon and star of "Charlie's Angels," has died. She was 62.
The actress passed away Thursday, June 25 at St. John's Health Center in Los Angeles after a long battle with anal cancer, reports "Entertainment Tonight."
| Jul 10, 2010
A coach who cared
Re "Don Coryell, 1924 - 2010," Obituary, July 2
The loss of Don Coryell reminds me what coaching should be about. I had the privilege of working with Coryell, first as sports editor of the student newspaper at San Diego State, then...
| Feb 5, 2010
Dr. Kathy Magliato, director of women's cardiac services at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., is a rare female in the largely male world of heart surgery.
Her just-published book, "Healing Hearts: A Memoir of a Female Heart Surgeon" ($24;...