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  • Think twice before giving up grains

    Think twice before giving up grains
    Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains--especially in their whole form--provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites and specialty foods aimed at helping...
  • Commentary: Keep track of your numbers, live longer

    Asking Siri to place calls for us has made memorizing our best friends' phone numbers unnecessary. But there are some numbers you can't get from your smartphone — numbers you should know by heart and for your heart. Your Body Mass Index (BMI),...
  • Surgeon general to Hollywood: Kick the cigarette habit

    Surgeon general to Hollywood: Kick the cigarette habit
    The U.S. surgeon general is calling on Hollywood to kick the tobacco habit, saying too many youth-rated films contain harmful images of tobacco use. In a new report on smoking released Friday, acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak and other U.S....
  • Private Investigator in Controversial Murder Case Gets Harsh Prison Term

    Private Investigator in Controversial Murder Case Gets Harsh Prison Term
    A 69-year-old former cop and private investigator has been hit with a four-year prison sentence after a jury convicted him of witness tampering and bribery for his work on a highly controversial New Haven murder case. The sentence handed down by...
  • Honoring the memory of a loved one: Area dance academy to present 'Priceless Soul' at GCC

    Honoring the memory of a loved one: Area dance academy to present 'Priceless Soul' at GCC
    When Anna Djanbazian lost her brother after his battle with colon cancer, she grieved the only way that seemed natural to her — through dance. “As soon as it happened, I felt I needed to do something,” she said. It took Djanbazian, who...
  • Folic acid is important, but avoid excessive intake

    An adequate amount of folic acid is vital to achieve optimal health. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate, a water-soluble B vitamin that supports cell production, including hair, skin and nail growth, and may protect against anemia, as well as...
  • Donation honors pancreatic cancer victim

     Donation honors pancreatic cancer victim
    A $100,000 donation to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to discover a cure and early detection methods for pancreatic cancer is linked to the deaths of a Deerfield woman and two close relatives. Leslie Schwartz, wife, mother and a Chicago media...
  • Thursday's Highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory'

    Thursday's Highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 9-15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   --------------------   SERIES Chicagoland Mayor Rahm Emanuel cheers on...
  • 'The Simpsons' Set Sam Simon Free

    Sam Simon just returned from a rescue mission. "The Simpsons" co-developer released at least 18 bears (two were pregnant) into Colorado's Wild Animal Sanctuary. He's been buying zoos and circuses to free animals since December 2012, the month after he...
  • Returning to smoking not a safe way to reduce symptoms of ulcerative colitis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently quit smoking and ended up with a moderate ulcerative colitis flare. Could a short return to nicotine help with my symptoms? Are there any other recently discovered treatments for flare-ups? ANSWER: Studies have shown that...
  • Ray Gibson, 1949-2014

    Ray Gibson, 1949-2014
    Ray Gibson, an award-winning Chicago Tribune reporter who exposed city contractors with Outfit ties, federal jurors with criminal backgrounds in the George Ryan trial, and politicians who enriched themselves at taxpayers' expense, died Friday, Jan. 31, at...
  • Middle-aged skateboarders defy family skeptics, and falls

     Middle-aged skateboarders defy family skeptics, and falls
    Scott Hostert has heard it all: You're too old. You're nuts. You don't want to live the rest of your life being fed through a tube, do you? Hostert scoffs, then smiles. Too old to ride a skateboard? Just watch me. With that, the 51-year-old Brea tax...