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Common Cold (INACTIVE)

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  • Dorothea Puente dies at 82; boarding house operator who killed tenants

    Dorothea Puente dies at 82; boarding house operator who killed tenants
    Dorothea Puente, a notorious, grandmotherly Sacramento boarding house operator convicted in the 1990s of killing her tenants, died Sunday in a state prison in Chowchilla. She was 82. Puente died of natural causes at the Central California Women's...
  • Q&A: Radiation risks and potassium iodide

     
    An expert on potassium iodide says that Californians should "absolutely not" be taking the drug as a precaution in a Q&A with the Los Angeles Times....
  • Computer viruses and phony restaurant inspections: Your weekly ScamWatch

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Restaurants scammed –- A fake health inspector has been targeting restaurant owners in Los Angeles County, trying to get their credit card information, Supervisor Don Knabe........
  • Consumer Confidential: FDA pulling cold pills, Verizon switching rates, Ford recalling pickups

     
    Here's your wherefore-art-thou Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Federal authorities are cracking down on untested cold medicines. The Food and Drug Administration says it will remove roughly 500 unapproved cold and allergy...
  • Brand X Files: Britney Spears is back. Natalie Munroe plays defense. Zinc beats colds.

     
    Watch Britney Spears' 'Hold It Against Me' video teaser: Here's 30 seconds of the resurgent pop princess dancing amid columns of flame. Or as she calls it, Wednesday. [MTV] Natalie Munroe defends blog rants: The Pennsylvania teacher, who was suspended...
  • Book review: 'Tough Without a Gun: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart' by Stefan Kanfer

    Book review: 'Tough Without a Gun: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart' by Stefan Kanfer
    No other star of Hollywood's golden age continues to hold audiences in quite the way that Humphrey Bogart does. The American Film Institute voted him the greatest male star of all time, and his influence as cultural icon and representative of a certain...
  • Francis Avenue Community Garden: a chile-lover's delight

     
    Community Gardens Dispatch No. 17: Francis Avenue, Los Angeles Although the Francis Avenue Community Garden is small -- only 18 10-foot-by-10-foot plots—it's a Meso-America foodies' delight. "This one is hot," said Marta Servin, the caretaker, pointing....
  • Zimbabwe's rhinos are the targets of poachers with advanced technology

     
    HARARE, Zimbabwe — Poachers are using aircraft to hunt and kill rhinoceros, Zimbabwe's wildlife chief said Tuesday, as demand in Asia for their horns' supposed medicinal benefits grows. Seven endangered rhinos were killed in southern Zimbabwe from early...
  • 'House' recap: Meet the parent

     
    Patient presents with symptoms of “acute superhero infarction.” Average Joe (actually, this week, it’s Jack, walking with his daughter in a subway) leaps in front of a train that’s barreling into a station, in order to rescue an ave...
  • Times music writers pick their favorite albums of 2010

     
    In this day and age, critical consensus is hard to come by in the world of popular music. There are as many musical subgenres in 2010 as there were album releases four decades ago, and even the most plugged-in fan......
  • White House: Cocaine market in U.S. under 'stress'

     
    The cocaine market in the United States is under "significant stress," reports the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy. Cocaine production has dropped in Colombia due to recent eradication efforts, putting stress on the U.S. market in...