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  • Review: Junot Díaz on fire again in 'This Is How You Lose Her'

     Review: Junot Díaz on fire again in 'This Is How You Lose Her'
    This Is How You Lose Her Junot Díaz Riverhead: 224 pp., $26.95 In the age of e-books and Twitter novels, we old-fashioned, language-loving followers of literature can feel a bit glum. Gadgets seem to matter more than writers do. Then a book like...
  • Fighting diseases with genetic therapy

     Fighting diseases with genetic therapy
    Genes make us who we are — in sickness and in health. We get our genetic makeup from our parents, of course, but in the future, we might be getting genes from our doctors too. Imagine your doctor promising to cure your cancer or heart disease by...
  • The gut and its bacteria a growing focus of research

    The gut and its bacteria a growing focus of research
    The yards of dank tubing in our midsections form a complex, amazing and absolutely pivotal foundation for human health. And the more that scientists come to appreciate this, the more they anticipate that future medical discoveries will come from the lowly...
  • Screenings to help treat the right cancers

     Screenings to help treat the right cancers
    Cancer is running out of places to hide. A new blood test can ferret out a single cancer cell tucked away among a billion healthy cells. Radiologists are using crystal-clear 3-D mammograms to find suspicious spots and lumps that they never could have seen...
  • Designer antibodies, nanoparticles, bacteria

     Designer antibodies, nanoparticles, bacteria
    When you pop a pill in the future, don't expect old-fashioned results. Thanks to new advances in the lab and a deeper understanding of the human body, drugs are becoming highly personalized and precisely targeted. And the hope is they'll also be more...
  • Book review: 'Dream New Dreams: Reimagining My Life After Loss'

    Book review: 'Dream New Dreams: Reimagining My Life After Loss'
    There's a good chance you're familiar with Randy Pausch, a computer-science professor who delivered a poignant speech in September 2007 while he was dying of pancreatic cancer. It resulted in an incredible 2008 bestseller, "The Last Lecture," and a...
  • Young superhero has a team behind him

    Young superhero has a team behind him
    Sounds strange, I know. But I hope you never have reason to meet Dr. Noah Federman, who makes his living saving children's lives. Extraordinary guy. Take all the athletes I've met in more than 40 years and this is my hero, even though he has to admit,...
  • No need for papal conclave: Paul and Howard will be staying in L.A.

    No need for papal conclave: Paul and Howard will be staying in L.A.
    Dwight Howard and Chris Paul have big decisions to make about where they might play next year, maybe changing their lives forever. I know what that's like. I was in the seminary, and had I not made out with Sandy in front of the Our Lady of Fatima...
  • Patient trapped in health insurance rate hike

    It's understandable that car insurance rates can change when you move. One neighborhood might have more accidents or burglaries than another. But health insurance? Joan Swope, 62, moved recently from Cathedral City, just down the road from Palm Springs,...
  • Review: Nora Ephron's 'Lucky Guy' is great news

    Review: Nora Ephron's 'Lucky Guy' is great news
    NEW YORK — In the program for "Lucky Guy," the play Nora Ephron raced to complete before her death last year, there's a note by the author titled "Journalism: A Love Story." That's a pretty good description of the drama, Ephron's valentine to...
  • Book review: Carl Hiaasen's 'Star Island'

    Book review: Carl Hiaasen's 'Star Island'
    In real life, good things happen to bad people, but Carl Hiaasen, an Old Testament moralist disguised as a comedian, arranges things differently in his novels. Retribution, hilarious but often gruesome, hounds the vacuous celebrities, crooked pols and...