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Booster ShotsMany studies have documented the fact that patients of color are less likely to receive the same quality of medical care as whites, and that those differences often translate to worse health outcomes. The pattern holds up even after taking......
The Religion WorldGospel Fest 2010 will pay tribute to William “Billy” Hall, a 52-year-old jazz and rhythm-and-blues pianist who died of stomach cancer last November. Hall was a deeply religious man who played for several churches and...
Despite strong competition from "Pan's Labyrinth" and "Days of Glory," Germany's "The Lives of Others," which arrives Tuesday on DVD, won the Oscar this year for foreign language film. The gripping dramatic thriller marked the film debut of writer-...
Of The Morning CallJohn Feninez Jr. got numerous decorations for his Army service in World War II. One more came last month, just before he died at 89. It was France's highest award, the Legion of Honor. The French government honored 200 American veterans with the award...
There's something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company--which leaves many of us suffering one problem or another in silence. Yet fixes can be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or taking over-the-...
Coy Watson Jr., who was the eldest in a family of nine child actors and whose book "The Keystone Kid," recounted a silent-film career that began in 1913, has died. He was 96. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Coy Watson Jr. obituary: The obituary...
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Andres Bermudez, the burly immigrant known as the "Tomato King," who made his fortune as a rancher near Sacramento and was believed to have been the first immigrant in the United States to win a mayorship in Mexico, has died. He was 58. Mexican President...
Special to The Morning CallCreating a family tree can enhance your knowledge of your history and your roots. Doing a ''medical family tree'' can save your life. That's the message from black nutritionist Rovenia M. Brock, author of ''Dr. Ro's 10 Secrets to Livin' Healthy,''...
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Dr. Charles S. Lieber, who overturned conventional wisdom by demonstrating that alcohol is a toxin that can damage the liver and that alcoholism is a disease that can be treated, died March 1 at his home in Tenafly, N.J. He was 78 and had been battling...
Times Staff WriterMary and Billy Boy Holiday bought their one-room house from a medicine man in 1967. They gave him $50, a sheep and a canvas tent. For the most part, they were happy with the purchase. Their Navajo hogan was situated well, between a desert mesa and the...
From Times Staff and Wire ReportsDarlene Conley, a veteran stage and television actress who entertained daytime audiences for nearly two decades as the feisty fashion mogul Sally Spectra on "The Bold and the Beautiful," has died. She was 72. Conley died Sunday of stomach cancer at her...
Special to The TimesA few weeks back, I received a call from a hopeful patient asking for confirmation of a nightly news story -- one claiming that bacon might be good for the heart because of the nitrite and nitrate it contains. Sounds surprising? After all, cured meats...
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