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  • Worried about radiation danger?

    Worried about radiation danger?
    UCLA professor Keisuke Iwamoto answered reader questions about the dangers of radiation exposure in a live Web chat Thursday. Iwamoto, a faculty member at UCLA's Division of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, studies radiation exposure and how it can...
  • Bike ride and a concert with the Fmly

    Bike ride and a concert with the Fmly
    Ask most music bookers in Los Angeles the bare minimum needed for a band to play, and they'll say simply a willing venue — whether that be the Troubadour or the downtown upstart known as the Smell or someone's dumpy rental. Ask Cameron Rath, who...
  • Jenny Oropeza dies at 53; state senator from Long Beach

    Jenny Oropeza dies at 53; state senator from Long Beach
    Jenny Oropeza, a Democratic state senator whose battle with cancer five years ago drove her to sponsor laws protecting public health and the environment, died Wednesday evening at a hospital in her hometown of Long Beach. She was 53. Oropeza had been...
  • PASSINGS: Shannon Tavarez, Denise Borino-Quinn, Liang Congjie, Harry Mulisch

    PASSINGS: Shannon Tavarez, Denise Borino-Quinn, Liang Congjie, Harry Mulisch
    Shannon Tavarez Young actress in 'Lion King' Shannon Tavarez, an 11-year-old girl who starred on Broadway in "The Lion King" and whose battle with leukemia won the hearts of many, died Monday at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N.Y. She...
  • Mothballs should be put away forever, say doctors Down Under

    Granny alert: wrapping your grown childrens' precious baby things in mothballs so that they can be passed on to your grandchildren may seem like a good idea. But mounting reports of deaths and neurological damage in infants attributed to naphthalene...
  • Movie review: 'Warrior'

    Movie review: 'Warrior'
    "Warrior" is too much of a good thing. A family drama set in the ultraviolent world of mixed martial arts, it shows promise but finally hits things so hard, both literally and metaphorically, that it's hard not to feel pummeled yourself by the time it's...
  • My Turn: A bumbling dance with Dr. Web

    My doctor recently suggested that a diminishing number of my white blood cells might signal a serious condition. After eliminating all the usual suspects, he referred me to an oncologist. I wondered whether anyone is ever happy to see the doctor whose...
  • My Turn: PSA scare prompts reflection and education

    My Turn: PSA scare prompts reflection and education
    When my family doctor called five years ago with the news that my PSA levels had spiked, I hung up the phone and did what all of us do. I panicked. I thought, "So this is how I'm going to die." Then came the delayed second reaction: This can't be right!...
  • New Avastin tests add to confusion over use in breast cancer

    New Avastin tests add to confusion over use in breast cancer
    In November, following an emotional public hearing some months earlier, the Food and Drug Administration withdrew approval for the cancer drug Avastin for patients with metastatic breast cancer — the late-stage, incurable form of the disease. The...
  • Step by surgical step, a life is transformed

    Step by surgical step, a life is transformed
    When the nurses wheeled Ana Rodarte into the operating room at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, she was already dopey from the sedative she'd been given in pre-op. A heart monitor began to capture her drowsy rhythms. The anesthesiologist covered...
  • Starved for normality

    Starved for normality
    Bryan Bixler is dying. He feels it in his bones a little more each day, as if passing the mirror in his Laguna Beach apartment and glancing at himself isn't evidence enough. Here's what greets him: sunken eyes, paper-thin arms and legs that hang like a...