| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
You know an unhealthy diet can make you fat, but new research suggests it can sap your motivation too.
In a study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior, researchers at UCLA found that rats fed a diet low in fat but high in simple sugars and...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:25 PM
To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside.
People who loaded up on light exposure at the beginning of the day were most likely to have a lower body mass index, according to a study...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Greek physician Hippocrates may well have been the first sauna aficionado. One can imagine him, circa 400 BC, sitting in a tiny windowless room heated by hot rocks, sweat dripping down his brow, proclaiming, "Give me the power to create a fever, and I...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:30 AM
SPOILER ALERT: Stop reading now if you haven't seen the season opener of "Mad Men."
Here we are bracing for the heartache of knowing we'll be saying goodbye to "Mad Men" in a mere 14 episodes -- and season seven opens with a joyous treat, the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Every year, one out of every three people over age 65 experiences a fall. Five years ago, that scary statistic was a reality for La Cañada resident Dianne Osburn.
A self-proclaimed klutz, Osburn often tripped and fell, facing injuries and a loss of...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Hundreds of residents gathered Sunday to mourn a Northern California teen who they hailed as a hero for sacrificing himself by shoving his girlfriend out of the direct path of an oncoming Union Pacific train.
Mateus Moore, 16, was pronounced dead at the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
If “Mad Men” is a story of the ‘60s told from the perspective of those who “lost” the decade, then it’s perfectly apt that the key line in the premiere of the show’s final season comes from Richard Nixon, the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:36 AM
In the sea of neon fishnet stockings, tutus and fluffy boots that is the Ultra Music Festival, Michelle Casares stands out.
In fact, when the three-day Ultra global phenomenon overruns downtown Miami this weekend, spotting her in the crowd will become...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
CBS captured Thursday's primetime ratings race in key demos with its second week of March Madness, but it was a good night for scripted drama too as ABC's "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" -- the top two series of the night -- and NBC's "Parenthood" showed...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:40 PM
No tunnel has yet been bored. No station has been built. Not a single track has been laid. But even the most preliminary work on the long-awaited Westside subway appears to be rousing the latent forces of Not in My Back Yard.
In Windsor Village, a...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Midway through winter, a chilly fog surrounded Theaux Le Gardeur's shop. Hardly anyone would be out on the Gunpowder River that day, he said.
But he didn't need the river or sunlight. He stood behind his fly-fishing store clutching three rods: graphite,...