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  • Honest, FDA guys, my wife made me take that 23andMe test

    Honest, FDA guys, my wife made me take that 23andMe test
    OK, FDA guys, when it comes to that 23andMe genetic test I recently took, I just want to make one thing absolutely clear: My wife made me do it! It’s a story as old as Genesis, really. My little Eve offered me — well, not an apple but a...
  • Death rates down in L.A. County, but Alzheimer's disease is on the rise

    Death rates down in L.A. County, but Alzheimer's disease is on the rise
    Los Angeles County's mortality rate dropped 19% between 2001 and 2010, according to a new report from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Data compiled for the report, which was released Monday, showed that death rates due to coronary...
  • Dr. Oz, shamelessly shilling for the NFL

    Dr. Oz, shamelessly shilling for the NFL
    Medical experts realized long ago that there's no point in guessing how low Dr. Mehmet Oz will sink in pushing patent cures, fad diets and unproven health "miracles" on his Oprah-produced TV show. But his appearance this weekend in an NFL promotional...
  • June Squibb knows her 'Nebraska' character well

    June Squibb knows her 'Nebraska' character well
    June Squibb was in a bit of shock when she first saw her performance as the tart-tongued wife of Bruce Dern's character in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska." Squibb had encountered women like the controlling, outspoken Kate growing up in a small town in...
  • Complete list of Sundance Film Festival selections: U.S. and World competitions

    Complete list of Sundance Film Festival selections: U.S. and World competitions
    The Sundance Institute has announced the selected films for the U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  This year's festival will be held Jan. 16-26 in...
  • From the Snowden files: 007 now wields a mouse, not a Walther PPK

    From the Snowden files: 007 now wields a mouse, not a Walther PPK
    If you’ve made a Christmas gift list that includes online gaming this year, you may want to be checking that twice. Intelligence agencies in both Britain and the U.S. have been paying attention to how you play games online — not for the...
  • Man kills wife, then goes to nursing home, kills sister, police say

    Man kills wife, then goes to nursing home, kills sister, police say
    A man shot and killed his wife who was allegedly suffering from dementia and then walked into a North Hills convalescent home Wednesday and killed his 58-year-old sister as she lay in a vegetative state, authorities said. After the second shooting,...
  • Man's slaying of sister in convalescent home called 'mercy killing'

    Man's slaying of sister in convalescent home called 'mercy killing'
    A woman who authorities say was shot and killed by her brother Wednesday as she lay in a vegetative state in a North Hills convalescent home was identified as Lisa Nave, 58. Before the 60-year-old man killed his sister with a small-caliber handgun, he...
  • Finding Alice Munro

    Finding Alice Munro
    Alice Munro may not, as Carolyn Kellogg reported Sunday, be going to Stockholm in December to pick up her Nobel Prize in literature (“Her health is simply not good enough,” Swedish Academy permanent secretary Peter Englund explained. “...
  • Man suspected of killing wife and sister gave away Christmas tree

    Man suspected of killing wife and sister gave away Christmas tree
    A man who authorities said killed his ailing wife in their Canyon Country home and then fatally shot his near-comatose sister Wednesday at a North Hills nursing home had recently given away the family Christmas tree, saying he didn’t need it this...
  • A pacemaker in the brain for spinal cord injury?

    A pacemaker in the brain for spinal cord injury?
    Deep-brain stimulation, a technique used for more than a decade to manage the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, may help restore greater function and more natural movement to patients with spinal cord injuries that have left at least a few nerves intact,...