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  • California limits workers' comp sports injury claims

    California limits workers' comp sports injury claims
    After more than a year of intense lobbying by professional sports leagues, California has slammed the door on most athletes looking to file injury claims in the state, including those with serious brain injuries. Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed...
  • Old, arthritic Mars rover Opportunity has brand new 'mission'

    Old, arthritic Mars rover Opportunity has brand new 'mission'
    NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity has scraped away at some of the oldest rock it's examined and found the strongest signs for water it has ever discovered over its 9.5-year mission, scientists for the Mars Exploration Rover project said Friday. The...
  • Review: Time has overtaken 'The Sunshine Boys'

     Review: Time has overtaken 'The Sunshine Boys'
    The knock against Neil Simon in the early days was that he cared more about his punch lines than his characters. "The Sunshine Boys," his 1972 play about the rocky reunion of a pair of elderly vaudeville comics, attempts to turn this playwriting vice into...
  • Man with blue skin dies at 62: Unlikely his condition was responsible

    Man with blue skin dies at 62: Unlikely his condition was responsible
    Paul Karason, the man with blue skin and white beard, died this week. He was 62. Karason was being treated for pneumonia at the time of his death, and had also recently suffered a heart attack and a stroke, according to a report on Today.com. The...
  • For baby boomers, staying fit past 50 is not a gray area

    For baby boomers, staying fit past 50 is not a gray area
    Greta Goplen stood in position with a cane at the ready, like a ninja warding off invisible foes. As an instructor yelled out directions to the class — "left, left, jab, jab, nose! right, right, jab, jab, nose!" — the 59-year-old raised...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Continuum' on Syfy

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Continuum' on Syfy
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Cracked The Canadian police drama...
  • Broccoli could be key to fighting inflammation, arthritis

    Broccoli could be key to fighting inflammation, arthritis
    Broccoli is supposed to be good for you, right? That's what Mom said. But now, researchers in Britain say the veg might be a veritable fountain of youth -- or at least a way to slow painful inflammation and degenerative joint disease such as arthritis....
  • Amgen may be near $10.5-billion deal for Onyx, cancer-drug maker

    Amgen may be near $10.5-billion deal for Onyx, cancer-drug maker
    After being spurned on its first try, biotech giant Amgen Inc. is said to be close to a $10.5-billion deal for cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. In June, the Thousand Oaks company made an unsolicited offer of $120 a share for Onyx, which is...
  • Biotech giant Amgen agrees to acquire Onyx for $10.4 billion

    Biotech giant Amgen agrees to acquire Onyx for $10.4 billion
    Two months after being turned away, biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it has reached a $10.4-billion deal for cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. Amgen will pay $125 per share for the outstanding shares of Onyx, the two companies said Sunday. In...
  • Amgen reaches deal to buy Onyx for $10.4 billion

    Amgen reaches deal to buy Onyx for $10.4 billion
    After being spurned two months ago, biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it has reached a $10.4-billion deal for Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc., which has developed a promising drug to fight blood cancer. Amgen, based in Thousand Oaks, will pay $125 per share for...
  • Is Boy Scouts' ban on the severely obese severely misguided?

    Is Boy Scouts' ban on the severely obese severely misguided?
    This week through July 24, about 40,000 Boy Scouts and their leaders are descending on a vast encampment in the hills of southern West Virginia to engage in traditional Boy Scout pastimes — hiking, shooting, repelling, orienteering, swimming,...