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  • Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11

    Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11
    Dr. Bernadine Healy, a hard-charging cardiologist and educator who was the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and later commanded American Red Cross relief efforts after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Saturday at her home in Gates...
  • Big Tobacco adds nearly $9 million to fight against cigarette tax

     
    The parent companies of Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. reported nearly $9 million in contributions to the campaign against Proposition 29, the June ballot measure that would hike cigarette taxes by $1 per pack....
  • ADHD meds OK for kids' hearts, study says

    ADHD meds OK for kids' hearts, study says
    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 ...
  • NSAIDs following a heart attack greatly increase risk of a repeat heart attack, and death

    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...
  • Jamie Oliver: Food fighter

    Jamie Oliver: Food fighter
    Jamie Oliver presses a "happy cow" veggie burger on me with the fervor of a believer handing out religious pamphlets. He asks me whether I love it, but his smile is pure certainty that I will -- and even love him for making it. He's stepped out from the...
  • Star Jones is returning to 'The View,' but just for a day

     
    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....
  • Lance Armstrong to give $1.5 million to push California tobacco tax

     
    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...
  • Consumer Confidential: Soda warning; free Chick-fil-A meals

     
    Public-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...
  • Jamie Oliver: 'Food Revolution' goes to the lunch ladies for support

     
    With 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,......
  • Well-dressed bands and celebs in red: L.A. Fashion Week takes shape

     
    For 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 --......
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' recap: Three hours later, three feuding stars fizzle out

     
    Three 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,...