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  • Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit

    Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit
    At the farthest fringe of the Inland Empire, southeast of the hardscrabble town of Hemet, lies the world center of summer grapefruit, one of the least known and most fascinating of California's agricultural niches. The major commercial grapefruit...
  • PASSINGS: Peter Wood

    Peter Wood, 81, a Stanford University professor of medicine whose research helped decode the effects of diet and exercise on human health, died March 3 in Palo Alto of bile duct cancer, the university announced. In a pioneering study published in 1977,...
  • Wylie W. Vale Jr. dies at 70; researcher helped discover stress hormone

    Wylie W. Vale Jr. dies at 70; researcher helped discover stress hormone
    Wylie W. Vale Jr., a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla and an internationally renowned expert on brain hormones who led a team of Salk researchers that discovered the brain hormone that triggers the body's reaction to...
  • Dr. Richard J. Bing dies at 101

    Dr. Richard J. Bing dies at 101
    Dr. Richard J. Bing, a research cardiologist, composer and author who has been called a "Renaissance man" and "a man for all seasons," died Monday at his home in La Cañada Flintridge. He had celebrated his 101st birthday a month earlier and had been...
  • Laurent Fignon dies at 50; two-time Tour de France champion

    Laurent Fignon dies at 50; two-time Tour de France champion
    Laurent Fignon, the Frenchman who won the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984 and lost to American Greg LeMond in 1989 in the race's closest finish, has died of cancer. He was 50. Fignon died Tuesday, the French cycling federation announced. Fignon said in...
  • Later school start times and Zzzs to A's

    Later school start times and Zzzs to A's
    As summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation. With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...
  • Breastfeeding counteracts risk for a type of cancer, study says

    Breastfeeding counteracts risk for a type of cancer, study says
    This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. African American women have higher rates of a type of breast cancer that isn't dependent for growth on the hormones estrogen or progesterone. They also have a higher rate of childbearing...
  • Benefits of the bean

    Benefits of the bean
    There's something inexplicable about our relationship with coffee. It percolates through our day from the moment we wake, enlivening our senses and galvanizing us into action. It's an affair that has been going on for more than 500 years, since the...
  • Make your body earn/burn what it eats

    Make your body earn/burn what it eats
    All calories are not created equal. Some require more energy to digest, giving you "a bigger bang for your buck," says dietician Leslie Bonci, director of sports nutrition at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and an author of the upcoming book...
  • Irreconcilable differences at the end of the day: Men, women and housework

    Irreconcilable differences at the end of the day: Men, women and housework
    Men, it's your health and happiness or hers. Women, it's your health and happiness or his. At the end of the day, if there's housework to be done (and there's always housework to be done) and you’re both employed (as almost 52% of married couples...
  • Insomnia: Can't sleep? Try cooling your brain

    Insomnia: Can't sleep?  Try cooling your brain
    You can't sleep.  You've tried counting sheep, drinking warm milk, maybe even taking medications like Benadryl or sleeping pills.   Maybe next you should try cooling your brain. According to research presented Monday at Sleep 2011, the annual meeting of...