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  • 'L.A. Law' cast members testify to the effect the series had

     'L.A. Law' cast members testify to the effect the series had
    Harry Hamlin wasn't supposed to touch the food on the table during the conference scenes on "L.A. Law," NBC's Emmy Award-winning 1986-94 legal series. The sandwiches were strictly props. But Hamlin, who played attorney Michael Kuzak, the serious-...
  • Letters: Safety and the pot industry

    Re "Blowing up," Feb. 6 While it is true that the production of cannabis extracts that involve combustion pose a risk, The Times was correct to point out that "the explosions are a growing side effect of California's unregulated medical marijuana...
  • Hollywood's czar: Tom Sherak's deputy pays tribute

    Hollywood's czar: Tom Sherak's deputy pays tribute
    After the death Tuesday of L.A. film czar Tom Sherak, his deputy, Rajiv Dalal, the last executive to work with him, shared his thoughts on his passing: We grew very close in his waning months, and I feel that there is one story still to be told -- how...
  • Tom Sherak dies at 68; former head of motion picture academy

     Tom Sherak dies at 68; former head of motion picture academy
    Tom Sherak had a long career as a studio executive and was involved in hundreds of films, including "Black Hawk Down," "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace." But Sherak is best known for the jobs he did for free or...
  • CVS Caremark, No. 2 drugstore chain, will end all tobacco sales

    CVS Caremark, No. 2 drugstore chain, will end all tobacco sales
    WASHINGTON — CVS Caremark, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 retail stores by Oct. 1, a landmark decision that would make it the first national...
  • Food nutrition labels get a makeover

    Food nutrition labels get a makeover
    Aiming to give Americans the tools to make healthier dietary choices, the Food and Drug Administration has unveiled a revamped version of one of the nation's most recognized graphics -- the "Nutrition Facts" box that appears on the back or side of...
  • Vitamin C as cancer treatment? High doses boost chemotherapy in study

    Vitamin C as cancer treatment? High doses boost chemotherapy in study
    Could pumping roughly 2,000 oranges' worth of vitamin C into a patient’s bloodstream boost the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs and mitigate the grueling side effects of chemotherapy? In research published Wednesday in the journal Science...
  • CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise

    CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise
    CVS Caremark Corp.'s imminent exit from the cigarette and tobacco business — an unprecedented move for a major pharmacy company — is being cheered by many medical professionals and lawmakers as a triumph of corporate responsibility over the...
  • Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

    Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C
    Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy. But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged...
  • Mayor Garcetti on Sherak: "He was the right person for the job"

    Mayor Garcetti on Sherak: "He was the right person for the job"
    Mayor Eric Garcetti said he was deeply saddened Tuesday over the death of his friend and newly-appointed film czar Tom Sherak. "Everybody feels a strong sense of loss,'' Garcetti said in an interview. "He was a public servant long before he became a...
  • 'Low T' and the peril of medicating grumpy old men

     'Low T' and the peril of medicating grumpy old men
    Could you have low testosterone? That's the question Abbott Laboratories (now AbbVie) has been urging men to consider with its "Is It Low T?" awareness campaign, a highly effective effort to change how doctors and the public think about managing aging...