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  • Nonsurgical cosmetic devices that tighten, smooth and slim

    Doctors' offices are full of brochures listing new nonsurgical procedures that promise to tighten skin, eliminate redness or brown spots and get rid of fat. Though the machines have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the clearances don't...
  • Pregnant breast cancer patients more likely to survive

    Pregnant breast cancer patients more likely to survive
    There may be few pregnancy nightmares worse than finding a lump in one’s breast, given the dueling fears that if it’s cancer, treatment could harm the developing fetus, while delay and pregnancy hormones could fuel a tumor’s growth....
  • Dennis Quaid lists Pacific Palisades equestrian estate

    Dennis Quaid lists Pacific Palisades equestrian estate
    Actor Dennis Quaid has put his equestrian estate in Pacific Palisades on the market at $16.9 million. A French country-style main house, a guesthouse, a studio, a barn and a corral sit on 2 lush acres with a year-round creek. There are eight bedrooms,...
  • Rex Linn's new home has football party potential

    Rex Linn's new home has football party potential
    After a two-year house hunt, "CSI: Miami" star Rex Linn has bought a Sherman Oaks home for $1,415,000. The actor had been renting a less than 1,000-square-foot John Lautner-designed house nearby for 20 years but decided he was ready to pull the trigger...
  • The Rev. David Wilkerson dies at 79; founder of Teen Challenge ministry

    The Rev. David Wilkerson dies at 79; founder of Teen Challenge ministry
    The Rev. David Wilkerson, an evangelical pastor who founded the Teen Challenge ministry and wrote the best-selling book "The Cross and the Switchblade," died Wednesday in a car accident in East Texas. He was 79. Wilkerson's car smashed head-on into a...
  • Rice? Soy? Goat? Knowing your 'milk' options

    Rice? Soy? Goat? Knowing your 'milk' options
    If you've strolled past the dairy case lately, you might have noticed that it has grown to ranch-size proportions. Dozens of products are labeled "milk," and they spill over onto the nonrefrigerated shelves. Gone are the days when selecting a carton of...
  • PASSINGS: Eunice G. Sanborn

    PASSINGS: Eunice G. Sanborn
    Eunice G. Sanborn World's oldest person was 114 Eunice G. Sanborn, 114, a Texas woman cited as the world's oldest person, died Monday morning at her home, according to Patricia Ellis of Boren-Conner Funeral Home of Jacksonville, Texas. ----------------...
  • Unused sick days add up to big payouts

    A few years into John Butts' superintendent job in DuPage's Lake Park High School District 108, a lucrative perk showed up in his contract: 300 sick days. In an amendment to his contract, the school board signed off on 150 sick days in 2006-07 —...
  • Meda Chamberlain dies at 94; South L.A. community leader

    Meda Chamberlain dies at 94; South L.A. community leader
    Meda Chamberlain, a longtime local leader of the National Council of Negro Women who spent three decades working in tandem with major civil-rights activist Dorothy Height, has died. She was 94. Chamberlain, whose health had been in decline, died Aug. 5...
  • PASSINGS: Larry Totah, Rita Bronowski, Thomas Guinzburg

    PASSINGS: Larry Totah, Rita Bronowski, Thomas Guinzburg
    LARRY TOTAH L.A. architect and designer Larry Totah, 55, a Los Angeles architect and designer who created the look of retail boutiques, restaurants, furniture and home furnishings, died Sept. 3 at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. He had...
  • Army Spc. Nathan W. Cox, 27, Fremont; dies of injuries suffered in Afghanistan

    Army Spc. Nathan W. Cox, 27, Fremont; dies of injuries suffered in Afghanistan
    During his breaks amid the violence and chaos of the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, when most soldiers would rest or play video games, Nathan Cox studied Arabic. He practiced such phrases as "What do you need?" and "How can we help?" — phrases he...