| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Q: I have never been a coffee drinker. I don't enjoy its taste, and I can't handle the caffeine because of an irregular heartbeat. But I've heard that coffee contains many antioxidants and other beneficial chemicals.
Does anyone make a coffee extract...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:30 PM
When Dr. Amir Abolhoda recently performed robot-assisted lung cancer surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center — the first procedure of its kind in Orange County — it marked the latest leap in the fast-evolving field of robotics.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:42 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with chronic dry mouth related to cancer treatment reported some improvement in symptoms like sticky saliva and dry lips after eight weeks of group acupuncture, in a new study from the UK.
It's not clear how much of...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Fifteen years ago, in a 10-by-10-foot room in Newport News, Nancy Davenport-Ennis went to work to help breast cancer patients get a fair shake from their insurance companies. She was motivated by the death of her friend Cheryl Grimmel, whose...
| Feb 15, 2012
It's common knowledge that HPV — or human papillomavirus — is linked with cervical cancer, thanks to the controversy over the vaccine. But far fewer people know that this same sexually transmitted viral strain is connected to oral cancers,...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 1:18 PM
Your dog smells like a pair of sweat socks that have been dunked in cabbage soup. Little Spanky needs a bath, now. Forget the pricey groomer and tackle this one yourself. It will be quicker and cheaper and can be a bonding experience for the two of you....
| Mar 8, 2010
| 2:48 PM
Store-bought felt has long been a craft-closet staple, and no wonder: it's soft, sturdy, and inexpensive, doesn't fray, and comes in your pick of candy colors. Recently, however, more and more crafters have begun exploring the possibilities of felt by...
| Apr 19, 2010
A few simple techniques can make the difference between a sore back (or other body part) and a strong, healthy one.
Co-owner and director of Liberation Yoga, Los Angeles
Downward-facing dog: The body bends at the hips in an upside-...
| Jul 29, 2010
Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes, plus 1 1/2 days chilling time
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: This recipe requires the use of a small pump (such as a bicycle pump); the duck can be inflated by hand using a bamboo straw or turkey baster, though...
| Sep 21, 2010
Release tension in your neck and shoulders with this terrific stretch. Do it after lifting weights or after sitting in front of a computer all day. You can sit in a chair, on the floor or, if you're one of those people with sensitive knees and tight...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Artists with great facility never want their works to look facile. So they go to great lengths to make them look unpolished, casual, even crude. This often makes them more vigorously authentic. But sometimes it backfires. At CB1Gallery, Martin Durazo's......
| Nov 24, 2010
| 4:32 PM
After winning "Dancing With the Stars" on Tuesday night, actress Jennifer Grey was suddenly hotter than green bean casserole. Grey, 50, overcame an injury-filled season to win with a series of perfect scores, delivering a fresh "favorite dance" waltz...