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  • Tiger Woods will miss Masters after back surgery

    Tiger Woods will miss Masters after back surgery
    With Tiger Woods recuperating from back surgery, the Masters could suffer from a shortage of star power when first-round play begins next week. The world's No. 1-ranked golfer might be joined on the sideline by two colleagues in the top five —...
  • Tiger Woods will miss Masters after back surgery for pinched nerve

    Tiger Woods will miss Masters after back surgery for pinched nerve
    Tiger Woods will miss the Masters after undergoing surgery for a pinched nerve that has been hurting him for months. The top-ranked golfer made the announcement on his website Tuesday morning, explaining he will need several weeks of rehabilitation....
  • Trying to lose weight? Willpower is more than saying 'I won't'

    Trying to lose weight? Willpower is more than saying 'I won't'
    Each time health psychologist Kelly McGonigal teaches her Science of Willpower class, she asks students to select a willpower challenge to focus on during the 10-week course. Though students' goals are diverse — kicking nicotine or getting out of...
  • TV This Week March 30 - April 5: 'How I Met Your Mother' on CBS

    TV This Week March 30 - April 5: 'How I Met Your Mother' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY "Call the Midwife" delivers its...
  • 800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments

    800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments
    Ten Southern California surgery centers once affiliated with the defunct 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign are suing UnitedHealth Group Inc. to get reimbursed for hundreds of Lap-Band weight-loss procedures. The lawsuit comes amid federal and state...
  • Few can reconcile Leland Yee with the charges against him

    Few can reconcile Leland Yee with the charges against him
    SAN FRANCISCO — For more than two decades, Leland Yee climbed the political ladder in San Francisco. A child psychologist turned politician, Yee straddled opposing camps in the city's bare-knuckled political fights, appealing to both right and...
  • Ft. Hood shooting underscores Army's mental health crisis

    Ft. Hood shooting underscores Army's mental health crisis
    KILLEEN, Texas -- This week's deadly shootings at Ft. Hood suggest that after years of trying to confront a mental health crisis, the military is still struggling to design a healthcare system that can identify and successfully treat service members who...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Rake In this new episode, Keegan (Greg...
  • Ft. Hood gunman was hit hard by mother's death, family says

    Ft. Hood gunman was hit hard by mother's death, family says
    KILLEEN, Texas — After the sudden death of his mother in November, Army Spc. Ivan Lopez was upset that Army officials granted him less than two days to go home to Puerto Rico for her funeral. Carmen Lopez's death from a heart attack came just a...
  • Lenny Dykstra accuses sheriff's officials of beating him in jail

    Lenny Dykstra accuses sheriff's officials of beating him in jail
    Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, alleging they beat him and covered up the incident.  Since his retirement from baseball, Dykstra has served prison time for auto theft, bankruptcy...
  • TV Picks: 'Surviving Jack,' 'Call the Midwife,' 'The Bletchley Circle'

    TV Picks: 'Surviving Jack,' 'Call the Midwife,' 'The Bletchley Circle'
    “Surviving Jack”: Between “The Goldbergs” and “Growing Up Fisher," you would think that the appearance of one more “Wonder Years”-like family comedy—young male narrator remembering the poignant lessons of...