| Jan 28, 2010
Q: In your excellent article "Strategies for dodging colds, flu", you suggest eating 10 to 12 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. I have read articles in the past that suggest five servings. I have never been sure if it is meant to be a combined...
| Feb 26, 2010
As a society, we are watching more television and doing less exercise than we should, with increasingly adverse effects on our health.
The reasons our patients give us for their TV watching include: "I work hard and need TV to relax," "Why should I...
| Mar 2, 2010
Ginkgo biloba is probably the herb most widely used in the United States and Europe by people hoping to prevent memory decline and dementia. If you're someone who has been taking this herb to keep your brain healthy, you may want to reconsider where you...
| Jun 21, 2010
Of our five senses, touch is the only one that is essential to life.
Studies on premature babies have shown a link between holding the babies and better survival rates. Touch has also been linked to many other health benefits—from decreased pain to...
| Mar 1, 2010
Many people have experienced the discomfort of urinary tract infections, or UTIs. These are usually due to the bacteria Escherichia coli. E. coli normally colonize the lower intestinal tract, but they can get up into the urinary system and cause...
| Jun 29, 2010
A new botanical supplement on the U.S. market called Estrovera offers a potential alternative to women who suffer from hot flashes or night sweats but do not wish to take estrogen or other hormones.
The key ingredient in Estrovera is a phyto-estrogen...
| Apr 19, 2008
When Laurel Canyon native Noah Stone went looking for a place to call his own last year, his thoughts first turned to Silver Lake and Atwater Village.
But then Stone, 35, remembered an ad he had seen in Dwell magazine about a new part of downtown near...
| Jul 26, 2007
Downtown Los Angeles is the largest employment center in the Southern California region. It is where the largest transit and transit-related investment has been made and thus the location in which the highest density of housing should be encouraged. It is...
| May 20, 2009
Atwater Village, Sunday: 3250 Glendale Blvd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Burbank, Saturday: Orange Grove Avenue and 3rd Street, behind City Hall, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Calabasas, Saturday: Calabasas (Old Town): 23504 Calabasas Road at...
| Jul 27, 2010
Trying to decide on an activity to keep yourself healthy this summer?
Try green exercise.
Green exercise refers to physical activity that is done while simultaneously being exposed to nature. Various forms of green exercise include hiking, biking,...
| Jan 21, 2009
Los Angeles, January 21, 2009 -- If you're looking for adventure, escape and worldwide travel opportunities, then drop the remote and head to the Los Angeles Times Travel & Adventure Show. The show, which is value-priced adventure in itself, will be...