| Feb 13, 2011
Strength training has strong-armed its way beyond the realm of bodybuilding.
A growing body of research shows that working out with weights has health benefits beyond simply bulking up one's muscles and strengthening bones. Studies are finding that...
| Feb 7, 2011
It was 4:05 a.m. on Oct. 29, 2009. I heard my wife, Dianne, say, "I think I'm having a heart attack."
I opened my eyes and saw her standing in the bathroom doorway. She grabbed her chest, took one step and collapsed on the bed.
Two weeks earlier, a...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Are you wearing red? You should be: Feb. 4 is National Wear Red Day, to raise awareness about heart disease in women. Even though heart disease is the number one killer of women, many women -- and even doctors --......
| Jan 19, 2011
| 9:34 PM
L.A. City Councilman Bill Rosendahl will undergo a surgical procedure this week to treat a condition stemming from an irregular heartbeat....
| Dec 2, 2010
| 4:35 PM
La Verne Lutheran Coach Eric Cooper is being credited with helping save the life of basketball player Xavier Jones, who collapsed during practice last week and needed CPR after he stopped breathing. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported that Jones......
| Nov 13, 2010
Dr. Richard J. Bing, a research cardiologist, composer and author who has been called a "Renaissance man" and "a man for all seasons," died Monday at his home in La Cañada Flintridge. He had celebrated his 101st birthday a month earlier and had been...
| Sep 30, 2010
Days after record-breaking, triple-digit temperatures across much of the state, the 2010 wine grape harvest has officially lurched into gear, weeks later than normal, kicking off the final acts of one of the strangest California vintages in recent memory....
| Aug 25, 2010
Florence Henderson takes her acting very seriously, but that doesn't mean she doesn't like to fool around now and then.
Case in point: Her role as a clown groupie who wakes up in bed with Bob Goldthwait's boozy clown in the 1992 cult favorite "Shakes the...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Guys who spend a lot of time on the Internet are better known for wearing cargo shorts and T-shirts with wolves on them than for dressing well, but over the last few years a number of men have started mixing style with their "Starcraft." The online men'...
| Aug 23, 2010
The Santa Monicas. The San Gabriels. The Santa Anas. Los Angeles and Orange counties are loaded with mountains and mountain trails that are begging to be hiked, run and biked. You could conceivably do these activities in tennis or running shoes, but those...
| Aug 23, 2010
Fifteen years ago, I gained the dreaded "freshman 15" — times two. I packed on 30 pounds in what felt like a blink of an eye. Sophomore year, things were going to change. I adopted a Spartan regime: limiting my calories and fat intake, emulating...