| Aug 13, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Several thousand union members Friday rallied against pay cuts, furloughs and reduced services on the south lawn at Los Angeles City Hall at an event where their leaders railed against the top ticket Republican candidates in California, Meg Whitman and......
| Aug 30, 2010
When Richard Crusoe was diagnosed with a rare form of soft tissue cancer called liposarcoma, the retired firefighter and his family pinned their hopes of slowing the cancer's aggressive advance on a drug being tested in a clinical trial.
Crusoe, then 57,...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 9:33 PM
An oil industry measure to postpone enforcement of Californiaâs 2006 global warming law qualified for the November ballot Tuesday, setting up what promises to be a nationally watched struggle over the future of renewable energy. The initiative, launched...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Reports are circulating in the music industry this week that the office of Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan is conducting an antitrust investigation of Lollapalooza promoters for issuing contracts that severely restrict Midwestern club play by artists...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 1:35 PM
Some foods, like soups and stews seem to taste better when they are reheated, while others foods like pasta salads and dips seem to benefit from time spent in the refrigerator overnight. When flavors "marry" over time, the results are delicious....
| Oct 18, 2010
It's unbearable to wear clothing with tags. It's impossible to use scissors, no matter how many times you try. All mushy or soft foods are unbearable - not because of the flavor, but the consistency.
Depending on whom you ask, it's either common...
| Oct 21, 2010
When Oakland, Calif., mom Patricia Miranda's oldest son, Eduardo, was declared overweight and diagnosed with high cholesterol at age 5, she knew something about the family's eating habits had to change. But she didn't know where to start.
"I never got...
| Sep 23, 2010
Upper-income parents are more likely to have children with autism, according to a University of Wisconsin-Madison study. The findings suggest either the genetics or the lifestyles of wealthier people predispose their children to autism.
| Sep 3, 2010
With Labor Day only a few days away, many families will be traveling this weekend. Some are heading to the mountains, or maybe camping and hiking in a national park. Others may be headed for adventures in South America or even Asia and encounter higher...
| Jun 30, 2010
Not only is obesity bad for your health, it's one major factor behind skyrocketing healthcare costs. Even so, Americans are still losing the battle of the bulge in a big way. In fact, a new report from the Trust for America's Health says rates have...
| Aug 13, 2010
Whooping cough is a respiratory infection caused by the Bordetella pertussis bacterium. An airborne disease that can also be spread through direct contact, it infects infants when someone with the disease breathes on them or coughs or sneezes in close...