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  • Man shot to death near Maywood, Bell border

    Man shot to death near Maywood, Bell border
    Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man who was shot and killed Wednesday night near the border of Bell and Maywood, authorities said. The shooting occurred at about 10 p.m. in the 4500 block of Randolph Street, according to the Los...
  • Dr. Hooman Melamed's tips for avoiding workout injuries

    Dr. Hooman Melamed's tips for avoiding workout injuries
    Those fitness resolutions will do you no good if they lead you to visit the likes of Hooman Melamed. As an orthopedic spine surgeon, Melamed sees the downside of efforts to get strong and fit. Exercising the wrong way can put a person out of...
  • Guitarist Joe Satriani finds the right chord for fitness

    Your favorite guitar player wishes he could play like Joe Satriani. Those righteous riffs you hear when Metallica is on the radio? Satriani taught that band's Kirk Hammett and many other metal greats, including Steve Vai and Larry LaLonde, to play. I...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    New Year resolutions Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer a variety of health classes in January. Unless otherwise noted, all classes will be held at AAMC's Belcher Pavilion (formerly Health Sciences Pavilion), seventh floor of the Doordan Institute,...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: You can alter your genetic destiny with a healthful diet

    At one time, if your mother had cancer, your genetic destiny for this disease seemed to be etched in stone. At least that was the old way of thinking about genetic predisposition for diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. But there's been a...
  • The awkward state of U.S.-China relations

    As 2013 draws to a close, where does the complex and consequential relationship between the United States and China stand? Relations between the two nations are enormously broad now, with hundreds of policy issues from agriculture to zoology joining...
  • Inmates go from lock-up to start-ups

    SAN QUENTIN — North of Silicon Valley on a rocky promontory overlooking San Francisco Bay stands California's oldest prison. Inmates here are cut off from the innovation the nearby high-tech industry produces. They are not permitted on the...
  • There are several choices available to treat degenerative hip disease in a younger patient

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 36 years old and have had constant pain in my right hip for two years. Last year, I was diagnosed with moderate degenerative hip disease. Medication managed my pain initially but is no longer effective. My doctor says the next step...
  • Five Super-Size Myths About Obesity

    The obesity epidemic is among the most critical health issues facing the United States. Although it has generated a lot of attention and calls for solutions, it also has served up a super-sized portion of myths and misunderstandings. 1. If you're obese,...
  • Inside Sandy Hook School, Wrenching Tales Of Heroism

    Inside Sandy Hook School, Wrenching Tales Of Heroism
    Natalie Hammond thought it might have been the sound of pipes banging when the furnace kicks in. Other teachers figured a janitor had knocked over a toolbox, or perhaps a stack of metal folding chairs had slipped off a cart, or maybe it was just the...
  • Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013

    Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013
    The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...