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  • Survivors of traumatic brain injuries more likely to die young

    Survivors of traumatic brain injuries more likely to die young
    People who suffer traumatic brain injuries face an elevated risk of death from suicide or accidents for years to come, according to a new study based on four decades of data on hundreds of thousand of patients in Sweden. Those who survived the immediate...
  • Researchers debunk 'obesity paradox' for people with diabetes

    Researchers debunk 'obesity paradox' for people with diabetes
    For people with Type 2 diabetes who had hoped that their love handles might serve some purpose by reducing their risk of premature death, Harvard researchers have some bad news: The “obesity paradox” does not exist. “We found no...
  • Groundbreaking California measure would outlaw 'affluenza' defense

    Groundbreaking California measure would outlaw 'affluenza' defense
    Call it the proposed Spoiled Brat Law. Last month, after a 16-year-old Texas boy said to be suffering from “affluenza” was sentenced to rehab instead of prison for killing four people and maiming two others in a drunk-driving crash,...
  • Kanye West investigated in battery allegedly sparked by slurs

    Kanye West investigated in battery allegedly sparked by slurs
    Kanye West is back under the microscope regarding an allegation of battery, this time for a Monday incident that went down at a chiropractor's office in Beverly Hills. West, according to witnesses, attacked an 18-year-old man after the guy allegedly...
  • Muscle training linked to diabetes prevention in women, study says

    Muscle training linked to diabetes prevention in women, study says
    Women might consider aiming for those Kelly Ripa sculpted muscles – it’s not just jogging that will keep Type 2 diabetes at bay, scientists said in a study Tuesday. The benefits of aerobic exercise such as running and swimming to help...
  • Ducks' dentist does more than fill in the gaps

    Ducks' dentist does more than fill in the gaps
    The doctor holds up a hand and says, "Wait." She turns away to rummage through a drawer, explaining: "I want to show you something." It takes a moment to push aside the syringes and packets of gauze before she locates a small, white shard and cups it in...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Have you caught Philomania? DiCaprio starts trend

    Golden Globes 2014: Have you caught Philomania? DiCaprio starts trend
    Leonardo DiCaprio drew attention for more than just his lead actor in a comedy or musical win at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. In coming to the stage to present lead actress in a drama, DiCaprio mispronounced Stephen Frears’ “Philomena,&...
  • Step by step, a way to health, happiness and friendship

    Step by step, a way to health, happiness and friendship
    I was having a period of bad health — quite a long period. I had a hip replacement, and another, and a hand surgery. Then a broken leg. Then a spinal surgery. Then another spinal surgery. I was falling apart faster than the doctors could put me back...
  • Insurers under fire as Obamacare kicks in

    Insurers under fire as Obamacare kicks in
    Obamacare's biggest problem isn't the troubled HealthCare.gov website anymore. Consumers are easing up on criticism of government exchanges and turning their frustration and fury toward some of the nation's biggest health insurers. All too often, new...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April
    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • Santa Barbara doctor pleads guilty to federal drug charges

    Santa Barbara doctor pleads guilty to federal drug charges
    A Santa Barbara doctor some patients called "the candy man" because he so freely prescribed painkillers and other commonly abused narcotics pleaded guilty Thursday to federal drug charges. Julio Diaz, 65, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of drug dealing,...