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  • EPA officers sickened by fumes at South L.A. oil field

    EPA officers sickened by fumes at South L.A. oil field
    Federal environmental officers were sickened by toxic vapors as they toured a south Los Angeles urban oil field whose emissions are blamed by neighbors for a variety of ailments, an EPA official said Friday. Jared Blumenfeld, U.S. Environmental...
  • Chemical odor, kids' nosebleeds, few answers in South L.A. neighborhood

    Chemical odor, kids' nosebleeds, few answers in South L.A. neighborhood
    Monic Uriarte says she began having headaches and bouts of dizziness three years ago, about the time she and her neighbors began smelling a chemical odor on the streets and in their homes. Then Uriarte's 9-year-old daughter and other children in the...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Waffles aren't just for breakfast

    Easy dinner recipes: Waffles aren't just for breakfast
    Waffles are one of those simple culinary marvels. Baked in a hot iron to crisp and light perfection, these honeycombed breads are made for catching whatever you lovingly ladle on top. While those deep pockets are perfect for holding warm syrup, they're...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Recipe: Cinnamon ice cream

    Recipe: Cinnamon ice cream
      Cinnamon ice cream 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 cup half and half 2 cups whipping cream 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar In bowl combine milk and cinnamon. Stir to thoroughly distribute cinnamon. Add half and half, cream and sugar....
  • Recipe: Ginger ice cream

    Recipe: Ginger ice cream
      Ginger ice cream 1 cup milk 1 (1/4-inch) chunk ginger root, grated 1 cup half and half 2 cups whipping cream 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar Scald milk over medium heat in saucepan. When milk is almost boiling, remove from heat and add ginger...
  • Food safety law won't mend regulatory divide

    Food safety law won't mend regulatory divide
    As lawmakers prepare for hearings into the largest egg recall in U.S. history, food safety advocates say the congressional probe could give momentum to a long-delayed measure that would enhance the power of the Food and Drug Administration. If passed,...
  • Additive claims to be the boss of sugar, benefiting diabetics

    Additive claims to be the boss of sugar, benefiting diabetics
    Diabetes can affect how your body uses blood glucose, commonly called blood sugar. Glucose is the brain's main source of fuel and provides critical energy for the cells. If you have diabetes, it means that eating too many carbohydrates can spike blood...
  • The food-mood connection

    The food-mood connection
    You've heard the claims: Chocolate evokes that loving feeling. Eating fish makes you smarter. Pure carbs calm you down. If you are what you eat, as they say, then it certainly stands to reason that food can influence mood and brain power. The theory...
  • A reversal on carbs

    A reversal on carbs
    Most people can count calories. Many have a clue about where fat lurks in their diets. However, fewer give carbohydrates much thought, or know why they should. But a growing number of top nutritional scientists blame excessive carbohydrates — not...
  • Sally Fallon is not afraid of fat

    Sally Fallon is not afraid of fat
    What do raw milk, kombucha, probiotics, trans-fat avoidance and nose-to-tail eating have in common? Yes, they've all come into vogue over the last few years. But they were on the fringe when Sally Fallon advocated them more than a decade ago in...
  • EPA wants companies to reveal chemicals used in controversial gas extraction method [Updated]

     
    This is a corrected version of the original post; see the note below. The federal Environmental Protection Agency has asked nine companies to voluntarily reveal the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing, a method used to extract natural gas by......