| Apr 12, 2009
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis may have been a fashion icon in those perfect sleeveless sheath dresses, oversized sunglasses and triple-strand pearls, but she had nothing on her cousin Edie Bouvier Beale. The improvisational way Beale could tie a scarf --...
| Mar 25, 2009
Looking for an escape during these hard economic times? Here are 12 deals currently available at spas around the country.
Note: All the details were accurate upon publication; you'll want to double-check with a spa directly before booking. The offers may...
| Sep 22, 2008
When 24-year-old Lakenya McKinney entered the Marion County Jail on Thursday to serve a two-day sentence for a probation violation, she was relatively healthy. She hadn't had an epileptic seizure in several months.
But after a few hours in jail, and...
| Dec 5, 2008
Mouthwash may soon do more than kill germs. Researchers are developing a "medical mouthwash" that can detect certain kinds of cancer. When you think of mouthwash, you probably think of a rinse that freshens your breath. This mouthwash detects cancer....
| Apr 6, 2009
When the nurses wheeled Ana Rodarte into the operating room at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, she was already dopey from the sedative she'd been given in pre-op.
A heart monitor began to capture her drowsy rhythms. The anesthesiologist covered...
| Mar 2, 2009
If you don't move around nearly enough during the workday, you might need to compensate with these flexibility-enhancing moves. Some require minimal equipment such as dumbbells; others can be done at one's desk or against an unoccupied bit of wall space....
| Mar 5, 2009
Tonight edition of Idol announced the next three of the top 12. Those spots went to Lil Rounds, Scott MacIntyre, and Jorge Nunez. Also the judges announced 8 people to compete for the last three spot in the top 12, as the Wild Card picks. Those...
| Aug 26, 2009
Santa Monica Pier juts out into the Pacific like Jay Leno's jaw, a defiant, whimsical and improbable landing pad. Just 100 feet below, sharks are at play, scarfing the occasional hot dog and Coke cup that plop into their Sunday soup. Up on deck, L.A. is...
| Aug 26, 2009
Millions of window blinds and Roman shades are being recalled because they pose a strangulation danger to children.
The items are made by several different manufacturers. They were sold at major national retailers such as IKEA, Target and Pottery Barn,...
| Aug 8, 2009
Dr. Antonio De la Cruz, a renowned neurotologist at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles who performed cochlear implant surgery on conservative radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh, has died. He was 65.
De la Cruz, who also was the director of education...
| Jul 31, 2009
The heroin fumes rose, gray and twisting, into the nostrils of Mohammed Jawad Rezaie.
He inhaled and relaxed. For a few moments, Rezaie stopped scratching at his lice-infested groin. He lost interest in the blackened, rotting toes of his left foot, which...
| Jul 6, 2009
With summer in full swing and many families headed to the pool and beach, we're reminded that diving accidents are a common cause of spinal cord injuries. Males between the ages of 15 and 25 are the most common victims of diving injuries, 90 percent of...