| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:54 PM
It's impossible to measure how many lives John Arnold touched, or how many people he reached out to, or how much food he put on the tables of hungry families.
The former executive director of Feeding America died Sunday after a six-year battle with...
| Apr 4, 2012
The new listing of 45 common treatments patients and doctors should question is part of a growing movement that challenges routine care.
Next up: The upcoming Avoiding Avoidable Care summit, to be held on April 25 in Boston, will bring together more than...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Charles Lombardo, a longtime commissioner on the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, died Sunday. He was 57.
Don Brown, who has served with Lombardo on the authority for about a decade, said he was found reclining in a lounge chair in the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:27 PM
After a lengthy battle with prostate cancer, Charles Lombardo, a longtime Bob Hope Airport commissioner, died Sunday. He was 57.
Don Brown, who has served with Lombardo on the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority for about a decade, said he was...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 8:40 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- French actor Gerard Depardieu is apologizing for peeing on the floor of an airplane and blames the incident on prostate issues.
Depardieu's travel companion and fellow actor, Edouard Baer, has released a statement on Depardieu's...
| Aug 23, 2011
There are more than 100 types of cancer out there, including breast, prostate and lung cancer - and although we all want to avoid the BIG C, many of us aren't helping our bodies fight back. Nutritionist Ashley Koff will be here to help you cancer-proof...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:40 PM
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent advisory panel, recently recommended that healthy men not be given PSA blood tests to detect prostate cancer. But that won't mean the end of diagnosis and treatment of the disease, the most common...
| Oct 26, 2011
Men who spend little time in the sun, live in northern locales or have dark skin may need to increase their intake of vitamin D to prevent deficiency, a Northwestern University medical researcher has found.
Vitamin D is required for the proper absorption...
| Nov 6, 2011
Sunday, 10am At Home with History Exploring Los Angeles' Historic Preservation Overlay Zones Los Angeles Conservancy (213) 623 2489 www.laconservancy.org
Make yourself "At Home with History" at the Los Angeles Conservancy's special onetime tour Sunday at...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:54 AM
For men of a certain age getting a PSA blood test -- to check for possible prostate cancer -- is an annual affair. If you're over 50, chances are you've had the test and if you haven't it's not because your doctor didn't mention it.
Now comes the...
| Nov 9, 2011
For most of the last decade, Ronald Vari watched helplessly as his PSA level steadily rose, all too aware that the pattern could be a sign of prostate cancer. Yet initial biopsies didn't detect the disease.
Confused and frustrated, the Chicago resident...