| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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The health of the arts in the United States worsened for a fourth straight year during 2011, according to the latest National Arts Index report, released this week by the advocacy group...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:57 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database to include new data on more than 100 countries, including China, Ghana, Ethiopia, India and Cameroon.
The update comes as United Nations officials are reporting...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:13 PM
As a full-time student and single mother of five, Theclia Holloway had little time to spare for a mammogram. So she put it off for two years, and when the doctor called her in for more extensive tests after the mammogram, she was in the midst of midterms,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Based on various quality-of-life factors, Livability.com this week has dubbed Costa Mesa one of its Top 100 Best Places to Live.
The city clinched the No. 99 spot based on eight categories: economics, housing, amenities, infrastructure, demographics,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The term "sandwich generation" has been around for a few decades, but the issue of caring for geriatric parents is gaining urgency as our population steadily ages.
Increasingly, baby boomers and Gen-Xers find themselves caught between their...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Retailers had a shaky September, as lukewarm back-to-school shopping and a plunge in car purchases caused sales to slide from August, according to the government.
Retail sales last month amounted to $425.9 billion, down 0.1% from August, the U.S. Census...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:38 PM
It didn't matter that consumer confidence slumped or that retail sales were weak.
The stock market barreled to new highs anyway.
The nation's two closely watched stock barometers — the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The rate of premature births dropped slightly in the United States last year, but the country still has a ways to go before reaching the March of Dimes’ goal of only 9.6% of babies born prematurely.
Preliminary figures for 2012 show that 11.5%...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:28 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Driven by an aging population and increased access to health insurance, the U.S. will need more doctors by 2025, says a new study.
The expected rise in demand varies by state and medical specialty, according to the study's...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:54 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Close to half of pediatricians do not use a professional interpreter when seeing patients and families with a limited understanding of English, according to a new study.
"We were surprised that the majority of pediatricians...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:05 AM
More than three-quarters of all Latino adults get their news in English, according to a comprehensive study released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center.
The Pew Hispanic Center's 2012 National Survey of Latinos found that 82% of Latino adults said...