| Jun 10, 2010
Pregnant women should limit their intake of canned foods and drinks, according to a report that finds 92 percent of food from metal cans is contaminated with an estrogen-like chemical called BPA, or bisphenol A.
The chemical is used in countless...
| Apr 19, 2010
A few simple techniques can make the difference between a sore back (or other body part) and a strong, healthy one.
Co-owner and director of Liberation Yoga, Los Angeles
Downward-facing dog: The body bends at the hips in an upside-...
| Mar 23, 2010
Joint pain is a common side effect for women being treated with aromatase inhibitors for breast cancer. The treatment halts estrogen production in post-menopausal women, which means less of the hormone can fuel certain breast cancer cell growth.
| Jul 20, 2010
| 8:08 PM
A federal grand jury investigating Toyota Motor Corp. is expanding its inquiry into the automaker's handling of safety issues, subpoenaing documents dealing with defects unrelated to sudden acceleration.
The Japanese automaker disclosed Tuesday that a...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 12:04 AM
WASHINGTON -- The government took a big step Wednesday toward eliminating from stores, hotels and daycare centers any crib with a side rail that can be raised and lowered - so-called drop-side cribs.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission proposed new...
| Feb 19, 2010
Thousands of items of children's clothing from several brands are being recalled because they can put kids in danger. Here is a breakdown of the latest recalls.
Weeplay Hooded Sweatshirts:
About 11,800 hooded sweatshirts from Weeplay Kids LLC of New...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 7:42 PM
The Mets made more major additions to their front office, hiring Paul DePodesta as vice president of player development and amateur scouting.
DePodesta, who had been an executive vice president with the San Diego Padres, joins friends, new Mets General...
| May 3, 2010
| 7:36 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Tens of thousands of marchers crossed downtown and rallied at Los Angeles City Hall Saturday to urge immigration reform. The event was the largest May Day rally in the nation.
Authorities unofficially estimated the turnout to be between...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 4:31 PM
The International Red Cross and other aid groups are announcing plans for major relief efforts after a devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake rocked the island nation of Haiti. It says a third of Haiti's 9 million people may need emergency aid. Read more....
| May 10, 2010
Lena Horne, the silky-voiced singing legend who shattered Hollywood stereotypes of African Americans on screen in the 1940s as a symbol of glamour whose signature song was "Stormy Weather," died Sunday in New York City. She was 92
Horne died at New York-...
| Feb 2, 2011
Stylishly dressed couples stare back from a sepia-toned photograph on the cover of "High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey From Africa to America" (Bloomsbury, $26), by Jessica Harris. In this picture, from the 1920s, facial expressions foreshadow the same...