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  • Oscars 2014: Producers discuss the key scenes for acting nominees

    Pinning down the "best" scene of any Oscar-nominated performance is something of a Stygian nightmare for producers because — as they correctly protest — if an actor or actress has been nominated, they have far more than one great scene. But...
  • Bit by bit, a more fit workplace

    Bit by bit, a more fit workplace
    Nearly all of us need to make more time for fitness. Finding that time, though, can seem impossible. But what if you could wedge that workout in at work? If it sounds far-fetched (or a great way to get yourself fired), listen up. Dr. James Levine,...
  • World Cancer Day: Share your story

    World Cancer Day: Share your story
    "Cancer" is still one of those words that can steal your breath, ring so loudly in your ears that your surroundings go silent, and simultaneously make your mind race and time slow to a crawl.  On this World Cancer Day, The Times invites you to share...
  • Moraine Valley's fitness center attracts a crowd

     Moraine Valley's fitness center attracts a crowd
    When Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills opened its new 113,000-square-foot, $35 million Health, Fitness and Recreation Center, 84-year-old Don Aulwurm was waiting at 5:30 a.m. to be the first user. He and many others followed during the...
  • LAFD recruit program is suspended

    LAFD recruit program is suspended
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti suspended the city's firefighter recruitment program Thursday amid concerns about mismanagement and nepotism, including new emails that show special recruitment workshops were organized for relatives of department insiders....
  • Cardiac rehab beneficial for variety of heart disorders

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What does cardiac rehab involve? Do you recommend it for everyone who's had a heart attack, or only in certain cases? ANSWER: Cardiac rehabilitation is extremely beneficial for people with a variety of heart disorders. It involves a...
  • Oscars Picks: Variety Critics on Who Should Win Best Supporting Actor/Actress

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR JUSTIN CHANG: Bonjour, Peter. I know you're still settling into your new Parisian digs as we speak (I'm picturing you at your laptop in an "I Louvre Paris" T-shirt with a cafe au lait at the ready), so I appreciate your taking the...
  • Healthy Eating Is Key To Diabetes Control

    Healthy Eating Is Key To Diabetes Control
    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...
  • Singing bowls help cancer patients relax

    Singing bowls help cancer patients relax
    Listening to the Tibetan Singing Bowls transports Ed Susralski to a peaceful place, far from the terminal cancer that might otherwise cloud his thoughts. As Jayne Hayes played the rims of 17 different Tibetan Singing Bowls with a mallet during a...
  • Sochi Olympics: Dario Cologna wins 15k-classic/15k-free skiathlon

    Sochi Olympics: Dario Cologna wins 15k-classic/15k-free skiathlon
    SOCHI, Russia — Dario Cologna had the strongest finish to win the men's 15-kilometer Classic/15-kilometer free skiathlon at the Sochi Olympics on Sunday, showing he's back to full fitness after a season disrupted by an ankle injury. The Swiss...
  • Sochi Olympics: Canada wins gold in men's curling

    Sochi Olympics: Canada wins gold in men's curling
    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...