| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:45 AM
— Kate Winslet will be the first to admit that the backdrop and framing of her upcoming movie, "Labor Day," is "utterly insane."
The film finds Winslet playing Adele, an emotionally fragile single mother of a 13-year-old son. She meets and then...
| Mar 22, 2010
Danielle Gayden of Oakland, Calif., had to stick her face in front of a fan for almost an hour to cool down. Second to her intolerance for heat was the anxiety, which caused her heart to beat 200 times a minute and sent her to the emergency room a dozen...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:49 PM
The Food and Drug Administration late Monday approved a new antidepressant medication that is a novel variant on the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, that have become the mainstay of depression treatment. The drug, whose generic chemical...
| Oct 13, 2013
I have a 4-year-old Yorkipoo who barks all the time — when other dogs walk by the yard, when I hug my wife, when he senses we're leaving the house, etc. He's on Prozac because he's so high-strung. His bark is so piercing that we are considering...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:46 AM
British-originated pop-up bakery the Depressed Cake Shop, which aims to raise awareness about mental health issues, is landing in Los Angeles. Local bakers and artists will sell themed baked goods at Buckwild Gallery on Friday, Aug. 23, and Saturday, Aug....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Randell Makinson, a forceful advocate for preservation of the rambling Greene & Greene bungalows that came to be seen as graceful emblems of early 20th century California, has died. He was 81.
His death at his Pasadena home on Tuesday was caused by...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Seldom have I been part of a more enthusiastic and vocal audience than the one at the Macha Theater for “Women Are Crazy Because Men Are A**holes.” Either the house was papered with doting relatives (and the wine was spiked with horse...
| Jan 31, 2012
One first date ended when he got so drunk he went in for a kiss and knocked her off her bar stool. After she regained consciousness, he skipped out on the bill — only to reappear in the parking lot, begging forgiveness: "Don't blame me! Blame the...
| Jul 24, 2013
By her own admission, Winnetka native Jeanne Nolan was an angry young woman when she graduated from New Trier High School in 1986.
She was a "budding environmentalist" with an attitude, who saw the world spinning out of control, she said.
"I took it...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:25 AM
The law firm of Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro Davis, Inc.
has built a national reputation for providing the highest quality of legal representation and obtaining substantial jury verdicts, judgments and settlements.
Since 1978, when senior...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Researchers report that they have found evidence of banned antibiotics in poultry byproducts, suggesting that growers are evading a 2005 prohibition on their use in treating chickens and turkeys.
Scientists at Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public...