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Show TrackerWith the brass ring of the Los Angeles schools out of his reach, activist chef Jamie Oliver shows off some smaller successes in Friday night's episode of "Food Revolution" on ABC. And he sets viewers up for the series finale,......
Money & CompanyPublic-health advocates are calling on Americans to go easy on the soda. A coalition of health and consumer groups would like to see Americans reduce their consumption to three cans per week. And fast-food chain Chick-fil-A is giving away breakfasts to...
Heart patients who used common pain relievers called NSAIDs even briefly are at much higher risk of having a repeat heart attack or of dying than those who stay away from the drugs, which include such widely used over-the-counter medications as...
Children taking stimulant medications to quell symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a very low risk of suffering heart attack, stroke or sudden, unexplained death, and the probability that they will suffer such a crisis ...
Los Angeles TimesIf you want to live longer -- avoid heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer -- then pick and choose your foods with care to quiet down parts of your immune system. That's the principle promoted by the founders and followers of anti-inflammatory...
Most Americans eat between 250 and 300 grams of carbohydrates a day, the equivalent of 1,000 to 1,200 calories. The Institute of Medicine, which sets dietary nutrient requirements, recommends 130 grams a day. Some, such as Dr. Frank Hu, professor of...
Eric Carle's famous book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" has become a foot soldier (well, a many-footed soldier) in the war against child obesity. The storybook character, beloved by parents and children since he emerged from an egg -- pop! -- on a...
Strokes are much in the news these days after the release of a study that determined that their occurrence is rising rapidly among young and middle-aged Americans, probably as a result of increasing obesity and bad eating habits. A stroke is...
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It was 4:05 a.m. on Oct. 29, 2009. I heard my wife, Dianne, say, "I think I'm having a heart attack." I opened my eyes and saw her standing in the bathroom doorway. She grabbed her chest, took one step and collapsed on the bed. Two weeks earlier, a...
All The RageFor most of the fashion press and buyers, the fall and winter 2011-2012 runway circuit will draw to a close when the Paris women's ready-to-wear shows wrap up on Wednesday. But, for organizers of Los Angeles' assorted fashion-focused events --......
Show TrackerThree hours of "Celebrity Apprentice" and three contestants went home: NeNe Leakes sent herself packing, going home instead of going hard; La Toya Jackson, getting fired for a second time this season; and in a beautiful moment of reality TV justice,...
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