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Step away from the beer pong table! College binge drinking may leave you with more than just embarrassing memories and excruciating hangovers. In a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers found that four...
Researchers at UCLA have genetically engineered tomatoes that, when fed to mice, mimic the beneficial qualities of good cholesterol, according to a new study. In a paper published Tuesday in the Journal of Lipid Research, authors used bacteria to insert...
As medical director of the MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Memorial Hospital, preventive cardiologist Dr. Gregory Thomas counsels modern-day patients, urging them to eat right, exercise and quit smoking to keep their hearts healthy....
We went for it anyway ... even though we were geographically undesirable. Love knows no bounds, right? So we flew in the face of reason and committed to a commuter relationship. If it weren't for the vexing distance between us, we'd be the inspiration...
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L.A. NOWThe L.A. County coroner's office has concluded that Sage Stallone, the son of Sylvester Stallone, died of coronary artery disease, commonly known as hardening of the arteries. The coroner declared death by natural causes and the toxicology test came back....
Genes make us who we are — in sickness and in health. We get our genetic makeup from our parents, of course, but in the future, we might be getting genes from our doctors too. Imagine your doctor promising to cure your cancer or heart disease by...
L.A. NOWConservative commentator and website editor Andrew Breitbart died of heart failure and had up to a 60% narrowing of a major artery, a Los Angeles County coroner's office report released Wednesday said. The office ruled that the cause of Breitbart's......
L.A. NOWThe Los Angeles County coroner's office could close the books on conservative commentator and editor Andrew Breitbart's death within weeks, after concluding that he died of heart failure and hardening of the arteries. The finding matched earlier...
L.A. NOWCommentator and editor Andrew Breitbart, a polarizing website publisher who once helped edit the Drudge Report and found his way to tea party stardom in recent years, died of heart failure and hardening of the arteries, the Los Angeles County......
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...
GreenspaceLos Angeles residents living near freeways experience a hardening of the arteries that leads to heart disease and strokes at twice the rate of those who live farther away, a study has found. The paper is the first to link......
Richmond Times-DispatchHave you ever heard of a condition called mucous colitis? I am 88 and began to have attacks of this painful condition maybe 20 years ago. My primary care doctor said it might be from scar tissue from an earlier bowel resection. A gastroenterologist gave...
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