| May 14, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Angelina Jolie said the decision to undergo a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of getting breast cancer "wasn't easy."
In an op-ed in the New York Times under the headline “My Medical Choice,” the Oscar-winning actress said she...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:51 AM
After undergoing a cancer-preventive double mastectomy and breast reconstruction, Angelina Jolie will follow up with surgery to remove her ovaries, according to a report in People magazine.
Jolie's mother, Marcheline Bertrand, died of ovarian cancer...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:46 PM
There's a fair amount of circumstantial evidence that regular exercise reduces a woman's risk of developing breast cancer. But contradictory findings, and lingering questions as to how physical activity would work to ward off breast cancer, have clouded...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:34 AM
The links between sleep and cancer are now so many, you could build a chain. A new study has found that for men who suffer insomnia and unwelcome wakefulness, the risk of prostate cancer is greater than for those whose sleep is undisrupted.
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:28 AM
It's the Knockouts, that instant elimination round sandwiched between the Battles and the live shows, on "The Voice" this week. On Monday night, in the first of two back-to-back two-hour shows that will trim 32 contestants to only 16 (four from each team)...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Efforts to sequence the human genome have revealed genetic risk for disease, and taught us about our early ancestors. Now, efforts to sequence the genomes of cancer cells -- to pinpoint the changes that occur in cancer cells' DNA when a person has the...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Pierce Brosnan was self-assured and sexy as James Bond in four blockbusters. He warbled ABBA in the 2008 musical "Mamma Mia!" and played a former British prime minister in Roman Polanski's 2010 thriller "The Ghost Writer."
But be vulnerable? Not so...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 7:32 AM
The celebrity couple scandal du jour involves not a love triangle but a love square, I guess. Kristen Stewart apologized to Robert Pattinson for cheating on him with Rupert Sanders, her director on "Snow White and the Huntsman, " and Sanders apologized...
| Feb 21, 2012
Dr. Renato Dulbecco, an Italian American virologist who shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for demonstrating how certain types of viruses invade mammalian cells to cause cancer, died of natural causes Sunday at his home in La Jolla....
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:04 PM
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| Oct 21, 2012
| 11:12 AM
In 1979, Los Angeles' city and county fire agencies agreed to link their dispatching operations to save lives and cut costs....