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  • Smokeless tobacco use among U.S. kids and teens has leveled off

    Smokeless tobacco use among U.S. kids and teens has leveled off
    After years of decline, the rate of smokeless tobacco use among young people has leveled off, new research shows. In 2011, 5.2% of middle school and high school students in the U.S. reported using snuff, chewing tobacco or dipping tobacco at least...
  • Palmer Luckey’s Oculus Rift could be a virtual reality breakthrough

     
    The latest revolution in gaming may not be something related to in-home consoles or the much-hyped Google Glass. It may […]...
  • Las Vegas audience saw Cirque du Soleil performer's fatal plunge

    Las Vegas audience saw Cirque du Soleil performer's fatal plunge
    LAS VEGAS -- At first, Heather Bell thought the falling woman was part of the show, and she turned to her sister Madelyn and said, "Whoa." On Saturday night inside the MGM Grand, Cirque du Soleil's 9:30 p.m. performance of "Ka" -- an elaborate acrobatic...
  • Yoga in public schools is exercise, not religion

    Yoga in public schools is exercise, not religion
    I have little sympathy for folks like Stephen and Jennifer Sedlock, devout Christians who sued the Encinitas Union School District, claiming that teaching yoga to their kids twice a week amounted to unconstitutional religious indoctrination. Despite...
  • San Diego judge: Yoga case 'almost like a trial by Wikipedia'

    San Diego judge: Yoga case 'almost like a trial by Wikipedia'
    SAN DIEGO -- In rejecting a claim Monday that teaching yoga in the schools is an improper attempt at religious indoctrination, a San Diego County Superior Court judge said some opponents of an Encinitas elementary school yoga program seem to have gotten...
  • Michael Jackson's son Prince Jackson tells of childhood, Neverland

     Michael Jackson's son Prince Jackson tells of childhood, Neverland
    In an attempt to give his kids a chance at a normal childhood, pop singer Michael Jackson had his kids wear masks when they were in public with him so they wouldn’t be recognized, Prince Jackson testified Wednesday. During 90 minutes of...
  • What changes now that doctors have declared obesity a 'disease'?

    What changes now that doctors have declared obesity a 'disease'?
    Does it really matter if the medical establishment calls obesity a “disease” instead of a chronic health condition or a disorder? It’s a question doctors and public health experts are considering in the wake of Tuesday’s vote...
  • Genomes provide clues for treating leukemia, endometrial cancers

    Genomes provide clues for treating leukemia, endometrial cancers
    Efforts to sequence the human genome have revealed genetic risk for disease, and taught us about our early ancestors. Now, efforts to sequence the genomes of cancer cells -- to pinpoint the changes that occur in cancer cells' DNA when a person has the...
  • Anonymous note threat at Pasadena High prompts extra security

    Police are beefing up security at Pasadena High School on Thursday and Friday in response to an anonymous note threatening violence on the campus, school and public safety officials said. The note did not specify who might commit violence and the writer...
  • Sean Penn, Armani host star-studded dinner to help Haiti

    Sean Penn, Armani host star-studded dinner to help Haiti
    Film and fashion joined forces for a good cause Thursday night, when a constellation of celebrities including Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgewick, Minnie Driver, Emma Roberts, Pamela Anderson, Fergie, Josh Duhamel, Rachel Zoe and Poppy...
  • UCLA chemistry professor ordered to stand trial in fatal lab fire

    UCLA chemistry professor ordered to stand trial in fatal lab fire
    UCLA chemistry professor Patrick Harran has been ordered Friday to stand trial on felony charges stemming from a laboratory fire that killed staff research assistant Sheharbano “Sheri” Sangji more than four years ago. Los Angeles Superior...