| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:10 PM
If an asteroid is ever on a collision course with Earth, it is feasible that the planet could be saved by firing paintballs at it, according to an MIT graduate student whose detailed plan won this year's prize in a United Nations space council...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Lisa Jey Davis and plastic reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Lisa Cassileth, join KTLA live to discuss Lisa's decision to remove her breasts and ovaries while simultaneously receiving reconstructive surgery to replace both breasts as a preventative measure...
| Nov 22, 2012
Not long after I started this column more than seven years ago, I came to realize the folks who read it are among the best on Earth.
Whenever I failed to come through for a consumer — and often even when I succeeded — there was a small...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:11 AM
This month you will likely see a lot of pink ribbons in celebration of breast cancer awareness month. Those ribbons are more than just decorations. Behind each one is a woman who has had to face the frightening diagnosis of breast cancer… and the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine?
A new study suggests, people who are happier in their daily lives have healthier levels of key body chemicals than those who muster negative thoughts. The study further suggested that happier people may have...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:26 PM
There’s a big push to get cancer patients to the right doctor.
A new study suggests thousands of women are not getting the care they need, so as we “focus on cancer,” we’re focusing on what that study means for people in our...
| Jul 17, 2011
In the first decade of the 1900s, a Spanish couple boarded a ship in Malaga and sailed to Hawaii to work in the sugar cane fields. They later continued to California, opened a small grocery store an hour east of San Francisco and raised six children,...
| Feb 22, 2012
My dad never called a tow truck. That would have cost too much.
It didn't matter where he broke down in his second-hand jalopies. Tony Lopez was a Depression-era guy who watched his wallet and dropped daily pocket change into a cigar box to pay for...
| Nov 14, 2011
Evelyn Lauder, 75, the daughter-in-law of cosmetics magnate Estee Lauder who helped create the pink ribbon symbol for breast cancer awareness, died Saturday at her Manhattan home of complications from nongenetic ovarian cancer, said Estee Lauder Cos....
| Dec 6, 2011
Patricia Dunn, the former Hewlett-Packard Co. chairwoman whose role in an explosive corporate spying scandal overshadowed her storybook rise from temporary secretary to one of corporate America's most powerful women, has died. She was 58.
Dunn, who had...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Around the time of menopause, many women complain of mental slippage. But, as if to inflict some perverse trick upon them, cognitive scientists have found that they actually perform no more poorly than women who do not have such complaints. (Reassuring in...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:44 AM
Women who underwent at least one vitro fertilization cycle in an effort to become pregnant were almost twice as likely to develop ovarian cancer as women who experienced infertility but did not get such treatment, say the authors of a large Dutch study...