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  • Rise of the 'femivores': An activist woman's place is in the kitchen

    Rise of the 'femivores': An activist woman's place is in the kitchen
    Is the feminist movement to blame for our expanding waistline? In her book “Homeward Bound,” excerpted on Salon, author Emily Matchar points to food writers and experts who’ve pinned the problem on feminism. In driving women out of the...
  • Daughter and dad share dream of UCLA softball

    Daughter and dad share dream of UCLA softball
    Curled up on the floor near the front door of her grandmother's house, Angelica Felix mumbled in her sleep. "I have to study." It was well past midnight and the teenager was stressing out. For years, she dreamed of playing softball for 11-time NCAA...
  • Gut microbes again linked to diabetes -- but geography matters

    Gut microbes again linked to diabetes -- but geography matters
    Particular combinations of bacteria in the human digestive system can identify patients who have or are likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, scientists reported Wednesday in the online edition of the journal Nature. But the precise combinations of...
  • FDA approves skin cancer drugs and genetic test

    FDA approves skin cancer drugs and genetic test
    The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced its approval of two new drugs and a diagnostic test that can be used to treat advanced or inoperable melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin disease. Advanced melanoma has joined a wide range...
  • Study: Babies born after moms' weight loss surgery are healthier

    Study: Babies born after moms' weight loss surgery are healthier
    Of the many powers mothers wield, few are more extraordinary than the power to nudge a child's health prospects in one direction or another simply by having incubated that child in her womb. Research is uncovering more and more instances in which a...
  • Novel Middle East virus may take more than a week to sicken victims

    Novel Middle East virus may take more than a week to sicken victims
    The unfolding mysteries of the illness known as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus already have the makings of an epidemiological thriller, and two newly published case reports offer grist for whoever writes the screenplay based on the latest...
  • For the record

    Sex abuse lawsuit: In the May 23 LATExtra section, an article about a jury's award of $1.4 million to a girl who was sexually abused by a classmate said that jurors had apportioned part of the money to the Los Angeles Unified School District and part to...
  • Monday TV Highlights: 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager'

    Monday TV Highlights: 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 2 - 8, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Voice The top six artists perform...
  • Jimmy O'Neill dies at 73; L.A. deejay hosted TV's 'Shindig!'

    Jimmy O'Neill dies at 73; L.A. deejay hosted TV's 'Shindig!'
    Jimmy O'Neill, an Oklahoman barely out of his teens when he became Los Angeles' top-rated radio deejay and only 24 when he catapulted to national celebrity as the host of "Shindig!," one of the earliest rock 'n' roll shows on prime-time television, died...
  • Terry 'Tubesteak' Tracy dies at 77; model for Big Kahuna in 'Gidget'

    Terry 'Tubesteak' Tracy dies at 77; model for Big Kahuna in 'Gidget'
    In 1956, Terry "Tubesteak" Tracy, freshly fired from his job at a downtown insurance company, bid goodbye to the 9-to-5 life and headed for the Malibu shore, where he built himself a shack out of wood scraps and palm fronds and sailed into surfing...
  • Farmers Markets: Indigo Rose tomato, a dark beauty

    Farmers Markets: Indigo Rose tomato, a dark beauty
    Of the dozen tomato varieties displayed at Vang Thao's stand last Saturday, one, with purplish black skin over a flaming orange ground color, stood out spectacularly. It's a new variety, Indigo Rose, pigmented by anthocyanins, the same compounds...