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  • Burb's Eye View: A tale of unexpected friendship

    Burb's Eye View: A tale of unexpected friendship
    Norman Sewelson was out of his car for… 20 minutes? Maybe 30? He doesn’t remember — it was a long time to be sitting by the heavy traffic on Pico Boulevard, waiting for the dirty little dog to trust him. Then he realized the little...
  • Apodaca: Lessons learned from an ailing family pet

    Apodaca: Lessons learned from an ailing family pet
    Since my dog lost his vision, I've listened to experts and consulted websites for advice about coping with a sightless pet. But aside from all the practical tips, I've learned that living with a blind dog is a lesson in patience, commitment and letting go...
  • New York to be 21st state to OK medical marijuana

    New York to be 21st state to OK medical marijuana
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has loosened up on medical marijuana. An executive order on Wednesday by Cuomo, a longtime opponent of legalizing pot for medicinal purposes, is set to legalize medical marijuana. But it's restrictive. It will still be illegal...
  • Mayo: Meet Florida's lone legal pot smoker

    I don't coordinate with the Sun Sentinel's editorial board/page, but with the Florida Supreme Court about to rule whether a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana can appear on the November 2014 ballot, it turned out to be Cannabis Sunday...
  • Washington, D.C.'s strict medical marijuana law keeps demand low

    Washington, D.C.'s strict medical marijuana law keeps demand low
    WASHINGTON — The tidy Takoma Wellness Center, one of the first medical marijuana dispensaries to open in the nation's capital, has a quaint reception area furnished with black leather chairs, plants and artwork. On the front desk are a pile of...
  • Eye exams can help save sight for diabetics

    Eye exams can help save sight for diabetics
    Diabetic retinopathy affects about 28.5 percent of Americans with diabetes age 40 and older; that amounts to 7 million people. It is the leading cause of blindness in adults up to age 74 —- and in many cases, early detection can prevent it. The...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Parks and Recreation' on NBC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Parks and Recreation' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Leonard and Penny...
  • Like gay marriage, medical marijuana is here to stay

    Like gay marriage, medical marijuana is here to stay
    On the Venice Boardwalk, the pot hawkers come at you like carnival barkers. In their green scrubs, armed with business cards, they beckon passersby to enter their narrow shops. “Do you have a headache? A backache? Come on in, our doctor is...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 8 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 8 Picks
    This has been a good week.  Our government shutdown ended, people went back to work, Pearl Jam released a new album, we successfully pawned off Vanilla Ice on the Amish, and Saturday’s Clemson-Florida State match-up has potential to be the game of...
  • Eyeball wars compromise goes to the governor

    TALLAHASSEE – A decades-long battle between the optometrists and the ophthalmologists nicknamed the “eyeball wars” may be at an end. The Senate sent a measure to the governor Thursday that effectively ended a long battle between two...
  • Pet shots: They're doggone costly

    Buster, our One-Eyed Jack Russell terrier, does a pretty good Elvis impression when we walk into the vet's office. I'm all shook up when I get the bill. Buster, who lost an eye last year to glaucoma (he's fine), will soon get the shivers because it'...
  • Linda Pugach dies at 75; disfigured by lye, she married attacker

    "It's me and Burt against the world." -- Linda Pugach, 2007 With those words, Linda Pugach explained, perhaps as well as anyone could, an unfathomable chain of events. PHOTOS: Linda Pugach | 1937 - 2013 In 1959, she was Linda Riss, a 22-year-old dark-...