| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
With the economy on the rebound, Americans once again are cracking open their pocketbooks to take family vacations and other leisure trips.
But corporate managers in charge of spending for business conferences and conventions remain tightfisted....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:00 PM
More -- and newer -- isn’t always better in medicine.
We imagine it’s a good idea to pay for a whole-body CT scan so that every last defect in our body can be detected and treated promptly, so we subject ourselves to radiation but also to...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:23 AM
Los Angeles City Hall gets lit in various colors in support of different causes....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Irony is the main entrée in the news this week: An unofficial spokesman for the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas died of a heart attack Monday. John Alleman, 52, who scoffed at healthy heart warnings by waving in customers outside the downtown eatery while...
| Feb 17, 2013
Robert Reid frequently gets sick when he travels. He has suffered dehydration, heat exhaustion, food poisoning and bronchitis. "I thought I was dying when I had several days of bronchitis in Vietnam," said Reid, the U.S. Lonely Planet editor. "Same for...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The Los Angeles Fire Department is offering 10-minutes lessons Tuesday on how to perform "hands only" CPR.
The "sidewalk CPR" event, being held at several locations in L.A., is similar to a program last year, in which the LAFD and other agencies...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:30 AM
About 11% of Americans over age 12 take an antidepressant, making the drugs the most widely used medication in the United States. And with more than 51 million in-patient surgeries performed annually in the United States, a substantial overlap between the...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 10:29 AM
We’ve all been through hurtful breakups. But in the age of social media, they can be even more painful, what with the kissy Facebook picture posts and sappy love statuses forever reminding you of your defunct relationship.
Enter KillSwitch. The...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Star Jones is returning to "The View" for a guest appearance in February. Star Jones had a falling out with Barbara Walters when she left the show in 2006, but they have since made up....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Former Tour de France champion and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong will announce a $1.5-million donation to Proposition 29, the June ballot measure in California that would create a new $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes to pay for cancer research. The...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:35 PM
L.A.County residents can receive free, hands-only CPR training at 80 locations on Thursday....