| Jul 14, 2008
The product: Judging from the slew of energy products taking up space in supermarkets and convenience stores, B vitamins have become the new go-to ingredients for a quick pick-me-up.
A 2-ounce gulp of the popular liquid supplement 5-Hour Energy...
| May 21, 2007
ONCE a year or so, Roy Tialavea is summoned from his classes at Oceanside High School to report to the athletic director's office bathroom. He receives a urine specimen cup and heads for a stall.
The 17-year-old is unruffled. Random drug testing has been...
| Feb 15, 2010
Ever had a claim denied by your insurer because of something like a RAD Code 0022? If so, you're not alone.
Wading through healthcare bills is a daunting task -- and appealing them can be an impossible one. But if you think you've been overcharged or...
| Oct 12, 2009
In Southern California, it's sometimes hard to tell that the seasons have changed, but here's a tip that it's fall: Many employers are beginning to send out the information you'll need to re-up for 2010 health insurance if you get your coverage through...
| Sep 28, 2009
When Woodland Hills resident Amy Regenstreif was diagnosed with cancer in 2001, it was her elderly mother she worried about most.
The survival rate for Regenstreif's cancer, a rare form called leiomyosarcoma, was only five years and she worried that...
| Jun 29, 2010
| 6:20 AM
Who: Tanya Abreu, president and national program director of Spirit of Women.
What: Boca Raton-based company is a women's health marketing and strategies firm that also serves as a clearinghouse of information for consumers. The company publishes the...
| Jun 12, 2009
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration promised to end political meddling in scientific decisions, but some critics say the White House botched an early test on a key question of public health: how to assess the danger of industrial chemicals.
| Dec 8, 2007
Key members of Congress on Friday called for multiple investigations into the CIA's destruction of interrogation videotapes, charging the agency may have eliminated evidence of torture, obstructed justice or engaged in an illegal coverup.
| Oct 12, 2009
Reporting from Culiacan, Mexico, and Monterrey, Mexico -- Silvia Raquenel Villanueva, once hailed here as "the Bulletproof Lawyer," could outrun the bullets no longer.
Villanueva, one of Mexico's most controversial attorneys, was shopping in Monterrey in...
| Apr 22, 2009
David Kim insists it tastes like his mom's. He says despite machines that rumble as they chop and wash and mix and label, his factory-produced kimchi can compete with what appeared on the table after his mother spent hours laboring over wilted cabbage and...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 6:58 PM
HAMPTON — The Hampton School Board is suing former Superintendent Patrick Russo for $102,220 claiming he must forfeit money put into a retirement fund for him because he broke his contract with the school division.
Russo submitted his resignation...