| Sep 16, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Google's orange doodle celebrates Szent-Györgyi, discovered vitamin C....
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:36 PM
What's the worst cocktail you've ever had? The worst drink I've ever had is a fuzzy navel. It should not exist. Nobody should consume something that tastes like that. It was sweet and faux-fruity and utterly disgusting. Is there a benchmark drink by which...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Blackouts in a can are so 2010. Come 2011, Angelenos may be popping cans of Just Chill, a new ârelaxation drinkâ ready to take on Four Loko and its âjitter juiceâ allies. Created by Malibu native Max Baumann and business partner Rob...
| Mar 27, 2011
Fuller, plumper lips can be achieved by numerous methods, with varying degrees of permanence, without resorting to implants or fillers.
Lip-enhancing colors and glosses line the shelves of beauty stores. They're popular because, for well under $20,...
| Nov 21, 2010
As families sit down at the table Thursday to give thanks for a bountiful feast, we can also give thanks for the bounty of California, where the harvest is diverse and year-round.
And — more thanks — many of California's abundant crops and...
| Dec 19, 2010
This time of year — pretty much from Halloween through New Year's Day — we're tempted at every turn by rich, sugary high-calorie foods, from candy corn to candy canes, with plenty of pumpkin pie, fruit cake and chocolate decadence in between....
| Apr 25, 2011
It's hard to feel upbeat about spring weather if you suffer from seasonal allergies. While other people can spend all day outside without a sniffle, you can barely look at a field of grass or an oak tree without turning into a watery, miserable mess....
| Feb 14, 2011
The average man produces hundreds of billions of sperm cells in his lifetime. Only a minuscule fraction of those little guys ever manage to swim far enough and fast enough to fertilize an egg. Successful sperm must be strong. It stands to reason then that...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 3:18 PM
The multifarious symbols, icons and exclamatory nutrition claims that adorn food packaging may sell products, but a group of independent experts in nutrition and communication acknowledged Wednesday that a patchwork of "front-of-package" nutrition...
| Oct 31, 2011
You wouldn't last very long without oxygen. But just as rust slowly eats away at a nail, oxygen can age your body. As your cells use this vital element, they produce free radicals — unstable molecules that can damage your tissues and add wear and...
| Jun 23, 2011
Public Enemy No. 1 in America's battle of the bulge isn't cupcakes, soda or double bacon cheeseburgers. It's the simple potato, according to Harvard University researchers.
Daily consumption of an extra serving of spuds — French fries, crispy...