| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Antibacterial soap is great stuff — if you’re talking about just plain old regular soap. Because all soap combats bacteria. It doesn’t need germ-killing chemicals added to do that. The difference is that regular soap doesn’t act so...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:38 PM
California has now confirmed 45 deaths from influenza this season, health officials have reported — an increase of 38 since the end of last week and further indication that this year's flu may be especially severe.
"The great majority" of the...
| Jan 19, 2014
New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 11:00 PM
The new face of the U.S. men's Alpine team has never skied "wasted," a la Bode Miller, but he has skied feeling sicker than a dog.
The face, in fact, could have used a box of tissues as he sniffled through an interview last November at training camp...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes nine years ago, not from poisoning by a radioactive substance as alleged by his widow, a Russian forensic investigation has concluded.
The Russian findings conflict with those of Swiss scientists,...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:11 PM
NASHVILLE -- Recovering from a weird flu-like illness has occupied Dustin Brown’s time since it hit him ferociously earlier in the week, forcing him to miss Monday’s game against the Stars.
So the Kings captain wasn’t exactly following...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:10 PM
CHICAGO -- Defenseman Drew Doughty was pondering why the Kings have had so much trouble against the Blackhawks in Chicago.
Then again, who hasn't? The Kings are hardly alone as plenty of teams have struggled at the United Center.
"In the past, our...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:41 AM
If you're fighting a winter cold or the flu, there's nothing like a hot bowl of chicken soup to jump-start the healing process. It's comforting, tastes great and is easy on the stomach.
Here are three different recipes for chicken soup that will warm...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Health officials Thursday confirmed Orange County's first reported flu-related death this season.
A 28-year-old San Juan Capistrano woman, who had an underlying medical condition, died last week of H1N1 -- the same strain of the flu that triggered the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:55 AM
A Glendale woman is expected to recover after being shot in the shoulder Wednesday as her husband was clearing a handgun for a safety check, police said.
The woman, 43, was in stable condition at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, where she was...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Ariel Winter has reflected on 2013 with quite a bit of nostalgia.
The 15-year-old "Modern Family" actress shared several holiday posts thanking her friends and family for their support during her "wonderful" year.
Ariel, full name Ariel Winter...