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Washington (U.S. state)

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  • Diabetes belt: American South gets more health notoriety

    First, we had the "stroke belt," a swath of the American South characterized by those with unmanaged high blood pressure and a sedentary lifestyle. Then, we got the "obesity belt," a portion of Southern geography inhabited by a number of folks with...
  • Concussions soar among child athletes

    Concussions soar among child athletes
    The number of children in the U.S. seeking emergency medical care for concussions incurred playing competitive sports more than doubled in the five years leading up to 2005, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Much of that...
  • Two Guys Lose Weight: Oops!

    Two Guys Lose Weight:  Oops!
    The following is a blog documenting two Los Angeles Times editors' attempts to lose weight. It all began on Jan. 10. Yeah, I cratered. To skeptics who didn’t think I could survive the D.C. trip without falling off the diet bandwagon, they were...
  • What berries can do for you

    What berries can do for you
    Berries are nutritional powerhouses whether they're eaten fresh, frozen, dried, freeze-dried or powdered. But can they protect our brain and memory, melt fat and prevent urinary tract infections? Though emerging research is juicy, scientists know less...
  • Linda Evans puts her Beverly Hills Post Office-area home on the market

    Linda Evans puts her Beverly Hills Post Office-area home on the market
    Actress Linda Evans has listed her house in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for sale at $3,295,000. The one-story ranch house, built in 1937, sits on a half-acre behind gates and tall hedges. A main house and a detached guest unit/office have a...
  • Hot Property: Kaley Cuoco selling in Sherman Oaks

    Hot Property: Kaley Cuoco selling in Sherman Oaks
    Actress Kaley Cuoco, who plays the neighbor of two socially inept physicists on "The Big Bang Theory," has listed her Sherman Oaks home at $949,000. The gated Spanish-style house was built in 1937 but has been updated. Features include distressed...
  • Jose Arguelles dies at 72; New Age thinker conceived 1987's Harmonic Convergence

    Jose Arguelles dies at 72; New Age thinker conceived 1987's Harmonic Convergence
    In 1983, art historian Jose Arguelles was driving down Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles to return a rental car when a vision bloomed: On Aug. 16, 1987, a critical mass of humanity would congregate at sacred spots around the world to bond with the...
  • Lucian Freud dies at 88; British painter

    Lucian Freud dies at 88; British painter
    Lucian Freud, a British artist who gained fame for his intense and deeply textural nude paintings, has died. He was 88. Freud, the grandson of the pioneering psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, died Wednesday at his home in London following an illness,...
  • PASSINGS: Annette Cardona, Nikolai Petrov

    PASSINGS: Annette Cardona, Nikolai Petrov
    Annette Cardona Actress played Cha Cha in 'Grease' Annette Cardona, 63, a versatile actress, dancer and singer best known for her role as Cha Cha in the 1978 movie musical "Grease" about romance at a 1950s high school, died Wednesday at USC University...
  • Richard Chavez dies at 81; brother of Cesar Chavez

    Richard Chavez dies at 81; brother of Cesar Chavez
    Richard Chavez, who helped his older brother, legendary labor organizer Cesar Chavez, build the United Farm Workers into a force in state politics and agriculture, died Wednesday. He was 81. Chavez died from complications following surgery in a...
  • PASSINGS: Joe L. Brown, Robert Wilson, Dan Avey

    PASSINGS: Joe L. Brown, Robert Wilson, Dan Avey
    Joe L. Brown General manager reshaped Pirates Joe L. Brown, 91, the general manager whose shrewd trading and expert rebuilding of the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system resulted in two World Series championships, died Sunday in Albuquerque after an extended...