| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Feeling lackluster about your skill set lately? How would you like to pick up some knowledge without all of the hardship of student loans, applications to postgraduate education programs and mind-numbing studying for the GRE?
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between osteoporosis and osteopenia? Are they treated differently?
ANSWER: Osteoporosis and osteopenia are related conditions connected to bone health. Osteopenia can be a precursor to osteoporosis, but that's...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:20 PM
One in five recruits in a new Los Angeles Fire Department training class are related to firefighters working at the agency, according to figures released Thursday evening.
Of the 70 recruits hired for the class now in training, 13 are sons of...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:44 AM
North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds into South Korean waters as part of a drill on Monday, prompting the South to fire back, officials in Seoul said, but the exercise appeared to be more saber rattling from Pyongyang rather than the start...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Two top commanders who oversaw hiring and training at the Los Angeles Fire Department have been reassigned after officials learned their sons advanced during a recruitment process that has come under scrutiny at City Hall.
Interim Fire Chief James G....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:13 PM
For thousands of people seeking coveted spots at the Los Angeles Fire Department last year, it all came down to April 22.
They had passed a written exam and a grueling physical agility test and now had to turn in their paperwork, which officials would...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Whoa. That was quite a nap. I feel totally disoriented.
What was I doing before I fell asleep?
Oh, that's right. I was listening to the news about how few voters are interested in Tuesday's Illinois primary and ...
Sorry. Didn't mean to make...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:08 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Canada won a third consecutive Olympic title in men's curling with an overwhelming 9-3 victory over Britain in eight ends Friday to complete the country's sweep of the gold medals at the Sochi Games.
Canada beat Sweden in the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:39 AM
About 26 million Americans suffer from Type 2 diabetes, including nearly 7 million people who don't even know they have the disease, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Based on these numbers, the CDC projects that...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
There are days when just the thought of leaving the house seems like a huge effort. Days when you don't feel like getting off the couch, never mind going to the gym. But guess what--if you got out of bed this morning, you jump-started your fitness routine...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Thomas Corbett may never know what if anything from his five years as a heavy-equipment mechanic in the Marine Corps brought on the disease that likely will steal from him the use of nearly every one of his muscles and, sometime in the next several years,...