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  • Study finds hormone problems in group of retired NFL players

    Repeated head injuries among professional football players can lead to hormonal dysfunction and decreased quality of life, according to a study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma earlier this month.
  • Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher

    Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...

    Roger Richman dies at 69; agent represented celebrity estates

    Roger Richman dies at 69; agent represented celebrity estates
    Agent Roger Richman had a ton of celebrity clients — James Cagney, Mae West, Maria Callas, Albert Einstein, the Marx brothers, Sigmund Freud, Gypsy Rose Lee and W.C. Fields, to name a few. Contrary to expectations, none of them were overly...

    Melrose Salon Offers Organic Alternative to Spray Tans

    Melrose Salon Offers Organic Alternative to Spray Tans
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The active chemical used in spray tans -- called dihydroxyacetone, or DHA -- has been shown in scientific studies to cause genetic mutations, according to a recent ABC News report. That report hit home for salon owner Vered Valensi,...

    Experts Warn of Cancer Threat from Spray-on Tans

    Experts Warn of Cancer Threat from Spray-on Tans
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- People who get spray-on sun tans are being warned that their faux glow could be harmful to their health, and possibly even deadly. The active chemical used in spray tans -- called dihydroxyacetone, or DHA -- has been shown in...