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Bonnie Addario didn't even know there was a word for what was happening to her. As if lung cancer weren't bad enough, the 54-year-old had lost 30 pounds off her normally 130-pound frame. Her life was limited to her husband's Barcalounger, where she had to...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAT 6 a.m., the hospital's bright hallway lights flicker on, signaling the start of a new day. Doctors in crisp business clothes appear on their early-morning rounds, and the clang of breakfast carts will soon echo through the unit. For registered nurse...
I am obsessed with my dog Izzy, a two-year-old, 80-pound standard poodle. And even though Cesar Millan would disagree, Izzy is a person. Just walking down the street with him is an experience. I mean, hes taller than me (Im five-two) and gorgeous. Izzy...
Tags: Tomatoes, Bananas, Carrots, Blueberries, Meatloaf
Times Staff Writer2007-08-02 13:05:05.0 Administrator2: Welcome, Russ! What's new this week? 2007-08-02 13:07:10.0 Russ Parsons: The main thing I'm thinking about right now are all of the wonderful fruits and vegetables in the farmers markets. Tomatoes, eggplant, peppers,...
Tags: Onions, Garlic, Fish and Chips, Fertilizer, Sweet Potatoes
Premium Health News ServiceAs a child, you loved eating ice cream cones and drinking glasses of cold, delicious milk. Today, those same dairy treats leave you feeling gassy, bloated, and miserable. Could you be lactose intolerant? You might be. Up to 20 percent of Americans live...
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KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl revealed on Wednesday that he has cancer in his pelvic area. Rosendahl made the annoucement in a letter posted on his blog. The cancer has caused much pain in Rosendahl's back, he said,...
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Clues for new medicines are hidden in old books. When the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates had a headache, he used a poultice made of iris mixed with vinegar and rose perfume, according to Alain Touwaide, the scientific director of the Institute...
South Florida ParentingYogurt is a great addition to any meal and also makes a great snack. It tastes great and has many health benefits. With so many flavors and varieties to choose from, there is bound to be one that you and your family enjoy. Portable yogurts are available...
Laguna Beach accountant Jeffrey Ross was a fit 54 when a sudden pain in his abdomen caused him to pass out and sent him down a course of medical investigation that led to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, a 12-hour surgery, and a grim prognosis that he...
The Health Department of Northwest Michigan is offering free, at-home colorectal cancer screening kits for men and women age 50 to 64 in Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego counties who are uninsured or whose health insurance does not cover colorectal...
Ministry of GossipLindsay Lohan is saying Kombucha tea, not booze, was behind a positive test for alcohol use that sent her to court but didn't send her to jail. Lindsay Lohan invoked Kombucha tea earlier this year when her probation report was rumored to contain mention...
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