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  • O.C. man convicted of fatally stabbing two men in parking lot

    An Orange County man was convicted Thursday of fatally stabbing two men during a fight in a Lake Forest parking lot, prosecutors said. Justin Alvin Masao Tombleson, 30, was found guilty by a jury of two felony counts of voluntary manslaughter, according...
  • Compton mayoral candidate has medical emergency, misses forum

    Compton mayoral candidate has medical emergency, misses forum
    Former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley was hospitalized Thursday, missing a candidates' forum he was to attend as part of his runoff campaign to become mayor again. A family friend told The Times that Bradley suffered a heart attack and had undergone...
  • Restaurant meals overloaded with salt, fat, calories, study says

    Restaurant meals overloaded with salt, fat, calories, study says
    Want to satisfy your full day’s requirement of salt, fat and calories? Sit down in a restaurant and order a meal. After an exhaustive analysis of 3,507 possible ways to order 685 meals at 19 restaurants chains in Canada, researchers found that the...
  • Study casts doubt on some findings about sodium

    Study casts doubt on some findings about sodium
    Are Americans getting mixed messages about how much sodium they should be consuming? Lately, yes, and some of those messages are muddled because studies themselves are muddled, a panel of doctors has concluded. The Institute of Medicine panel...
  • Cardiologist says Michael Jackson's doctor was unfit to save him

    Cardiologist says Michael Jackson's doctor was unfit to save him
    A cardiologist testified Tuesday that Michael Jackson's doctor gave his famous patient incorrect treatment when he noticed the singer had stopped breathing as a result of a powerful anesthetic the physician had administered. Dr. Daniel Wohlgelernter,...
  • Aerobic exercise as breast cancer prevention: Evidence mounts

    Aerobic exercise as breast cancer prevention: Evidence mounts
    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...
  • Dietary supplement contained erectile dysfunction drug

    Dietary supplement contained erectile dysfunction drug
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced the recall of several dietary supplements that contain the undeclared drug tadalafil, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction. The products -- SexVoltz, Velextra, and Amerect -- were manufactured...
  • UC researchers are engineering the tobacco plant to produce bio-fuels

    UC researchers are engineering the tobacco plant to produce bio-fuels
    Once celebrated as an economic mainstay, the tobacco industry has been hard hit by health concerns, bans, lawsuits and the social stigma of cigarette smoking. Now, UC researchers are testing the plant’s potential to be genetically modified in...
  • Antidepressants: A help or hindrance to those facing surgery?

    Antidepressants: A help or hindrance to those facing surgery?
    About 11% of Americans over age 12 take an antidepressant, making the drugs the most widely used medication in the United States. And with more than 51 million in-patient surgeries performed annually in the United States, a substantial overlap between the...
  • 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...
  • How a 'million-dollar patient' got off a medical merry-go-round

    How a 'million-dollar patient' got off a medical merry-go-round
    For more than two decades, Wanda Remo has battled one illness after another. Asthma, chronic lung disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, depression, chronic pain, strokes. Specialists treat her lungs, her heart and her joints. Her...