| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Today’s Movie Quote Quiz features an interesting twist. All the quotes here are from movies featuring actors who appear in No. 1, the origin quote, if you will. Once you identify that one and recall its stars – and a......
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:32 PM
It was a jarring note to begin a year of celebrating surfing — an image of a shark with its mouth wide open, looking set to devour a board like the one it was painted on.
But if it garnered attention for a cause, mission accomplished.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Time Warner Cable chairman-CEO Glenn Britt has had a recurrence of cancer but will continue to run the cable operator through the end of the year, he announced in a memo to employees Tuesday.
In July, Time Warner Cable announced that Britt will retire at...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Time Warner Cable Chairman and Chief Executive Glenn Britt disclosed to the company Tuesday that he has begun treatment for cancer.
Britt, who is retiring at the end of the year, who will be succeeded by Time Warner Cable Chief Operating Officer Rob...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM
People die in TV and movies all the time, but understandably, drama seldom dwells on the actual moment. Perhaps that's why Showtime describes "Time of Death" as a "brave new documentary series," focusing as it does on end-of-life matters, in a format sure...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Do babies need vitamin D supplements? I have three children and am pregnant with my fourth. I've never been told until now that I should plan to give the baby vitamin D.
ANSWER: Research has shown a noticeable rise in the number of...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 1:01 PM
The Baby Boom, that largest of American generations, is a bundle of contradictions. Its signal characteristics are self-absorption and short attention spans, but also tolerance, nonviolence, a tendency toward political engagement (for better or worse)...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Death is universal, inevitable, irrevocable and profound, and yet even in our reality-fixated times, it is rarely depicted on television.
Oh, people die all the time on TV. They fall victim to detective procedurals and hospital dramas, or are killed off...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:36 PM
In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage.
About 900,000 Californians and many more nationwide have...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Twenty-five-year-old Nicole “Little Lencioni has a beautiful face, an instrument-filled house of her own in Santa Cruz, CA, a surfboard, a motorcycle and a devoted circle of ultra-cool friends. She should be having the time of her life. Instead,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:32 AM
In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage, the Los Angeles Times reported.
About 900,000 Californians and...