| Feb 22, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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-...
| Feb 24, 2014
David Solomon lay in bed, a sheet draped over his legs.
His darkened bedroom was silent, except for the ticking of a clock on the wall. A box of tissues sat on a bedside table; a Hebrew-and-English siddur, or prayer book, rested on his lap.
| Feb 16, 2014
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...
| Feb 15, 2014
While recreational marijuana is legal in just two states (for now), 20 states plus the District of Columbia already allow marijuana for medicinal uses, and up to nine other states may soon follow suit. Many patients swear that cannabis helps ease their...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
I have to make sure when I get hold of happiness to seize the moment and soar to heights with it. I am grateful that I can still be joyful at times with simple and new things that were not significant to me before.
— Bien Cox, journal entry...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:49 PM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:51 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:18 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:33 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:55 AM
NEW YORK — A former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager was convicted Thursday of helping his company earn more than a quarter billion dollars illegally through trades based on secrets about the testing of a potential breakthrough Alzheimer's...