| Dec 8, 2009
Antidepressant medications taken by roughly 7% of American adults cause profound personality changes in many patients with depression, far beyond simply lifting the veil of sadness, a study has found.
Researchers saw strong drops in neuroticism and...
| Jun 27, 2009
Hermien M. Lee, a Beverly Hills nutritionist who taught her no-nonsense approach to eating right to a variety of stars including Ann-Margret, Joan Lunden, Suzanne Somers and Robert Wagner, has died. She was 92.
Lee died of heart failure June 18 in...
| Jul 13, 2009
Harry J. Gray
Former CEO of United Technologies
Harry J. Gray, 89, the retired United Technologies Corp. chief executive who is credited with transforming the company into an industrial conglomerate, died Wednesday in Hartford, Conn., according to his...
| May 27, 2009
WASHINGTON -- For a teenager from a Puerto Rican family struggling upward from the public housing projects of the Bronx, Princeton University in 1972 was a foreign land. "I felt isolated from all I had ever known," she said later, and the low grade she...
| Aug 19, 2009
When cryptic posters portraying President Obama as the Joker from "The Dark Knight" began popping up around Los Angeles and other cities, the question many asked was: Who is behind the image?
Was it an ultra-conservative grass-roots group or a...
| Aug 19, 2009
Robert Novak, the longtime syndicated columnist and television commentator who was at the center of a furor late in his career as the first journalist to disclose the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame, died Tuesday. He was 78.
Novak died at home in...
| Feb 28, 2009
Johnny "Red" Kerr, 76, the former Chicago Bulls coach who spent more than three decades as a broadcaster for the NBA team, died of prostate cancer Thursday at his home in Chicago, Bulls spokesman Tim Hallam said.
Kerr’s death is a double blow for...
| Dec 28, 2009
| 10:02 PM
Dr. Edwin G. Krebs, the University of Washington Nobel laureate who co-discovered the mechanism by which a wide variety of processes are turned on and off within cells and thereby led to an explosion of knowledge about how cells grow, change, divide and...
| Jan 8, 2010
Retired Air Force Gen. Lew Allen Jr., who during his multifaceted career headed the National Security Agency, was Air Force chief of staff and shepherded the Jet Propulsion Laboratory through a crucial period when budgets were at an all-time low and new...
| Jul 13, 2009
You may have heard the advice "If you exercise, you'll live longer." The good news -- or the bad news, if you hate doing anything more active than downloading iTunes -- is that it's true.
Research backs this up. A 2007 study in the Journal of the...
| Jan 29, 2010
| 10:18 PM
Luis Leal, an internationally recognized scholar of Mexican, Chicano and Latin American literature who was one of the founders of the field of Chicano literary studies, has died. He was 102.
Leal, a professor of Chicano studies at UC Santa Barbara,...