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  • Study finds hormone problems in group of retired NFL players

    Study finds hormone problems in group of retired NFL players
    Repeated head injuries among professional football players can lead to hormonal dysfunction and decreased quality of life, according to a study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma earlier this month. The study found 16 of the 68 retired NFL players...
  • Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher

    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,...
  • Roger Richman dies at 69; agent represented celebrity estates

    Roger Richman dies at 69; agent represented celebrity estates
    Agent Roger Richman had a ton of celebrity clients — James Cagney, Mae West, Maria Callas, Albert Einstein, the Marx brothers, Sigmund Freud, Gypsy Rose Lee and W.C. Fields, to name a few. Contrary to expectations, none of them were overly...
  • MacArthur 'genius' tackles concussions in football

    MacArthur 'genius' tackles concussions in football
    Kevin Guskiewicz, one of the winners of the MacArthur Foundation award announced Tuesday, was long a thorn in the side of the National Football League. Since 1999, he has wired the helmets of about 700 college football players with accelerometers to...
  • Scene & Heard: 'What a Pair!' revue gets boost at Library Alehouse

    Scene & Heard: 'What a Pair!' revue gets boost at Library Alehouse
    "What a Pair!" organizers Jody Price and Ruth Stalford paired up with "the beer chicks," Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune, and the Library Alehouse in Santa Monica on Tuesday for a class in "Beer Pairing 101." "What a Pair!" is an annual musical revue,...
  • Fashion News: Hair industry legend Vidal Sassoon dies

     
    Hair styling legend Vidal Sassoon dies. Cameron Diaz's Met Gala gown was a burden. And people are wondering if Kim Kardashian was snubbed by fashion elite....
  • Playing for a good cause

    Digs trumped kills at La Caņada High girls' volleyball match against Rio Hondo League opponent South Pasadena. The Oct. 21 game was about more than just volleyball — it involved the Spartans' second annual Dig for the Cure. Leading up to the match,...
  • Experts Warn of Cancer Threat from Spray-on Tans

    Experts Warn of Cancer Threat from Spray-on Tans
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- People who get spray-on sun tans are being warned that their faux glow could be harmful to their health, and possibly even deadly. The active chemical used in spray tans -- called dihydroxyacetone, or DHA -- has been shown in...
  • Melrose Salon Offers Organic Alternative to Spray Tans

    Melrose Salon Offers Organic Alternative to Spray Tans
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The active chemical used in spray tans -- called dihydroxyacetone, or DHA -- has been shown in scientific studies to cause genetic mutations, according to a recent ABC News report. That report hit home for salon owner Vered Valensi,...
  • Paddling against cancer

    Though he overcame cancer, Jack Marshall Shimko was no match for the recent large ocean swells and rough seas off the Southern California coast. The Newport Beach native had to divert his quest to paddle to each of the eight Channel Islands —...
  • Hysterectomy risk

    Hysterectomy risk
    Women who have their healthy ovaries removed when they have a hysterectomy face a higher risk of death, including death from coronary heart disease and lung cancer, than women who keep their ovaries, according to new research. The finding, from a study...
  • Coming soon in the medical arsenal against cancer: vaccines

    Coming soon in the medical arsenal against cancer: vaccines
    It's a deceptively simple idea: What if doctors could recruit the body's own immune system to fight cancer? The complexities of the immune system have kept this from becoming reality, until now. Three cancer vaccines -- for prostate cancer, melanoma and...