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  • Former cycling chief denies Lance Armstrong doping cover-up

     
    Former International Cycling Union President Hein Verbruggen said Monday he knew nothing about suspicious drug test results by Lance Armstrong, denying nationally televised allegations by Tyler Hamilton of a cover-up by the UCI. Hamilton, an Olympic...
  • Irreconcilable differences at the end of the day: Men, women and housework

    Irreconcilable differences at the end of the day: Men, women and housework
    Men, it's your health and happiness or hers. Women, it's your health and happiness or his. At the end of the day, if there's housework to be done (and there's always housework to be done) and you’re both employed (as almost 52% of married couples...
  • Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit

    Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit
    At the farthest fringe of the Inland Empire, southeast of the hardscrabble town of Hemet, lies the world center of summer grapefruit, one of the least known and most fascinating of California's agricultural niches. The major commercial grapefruit...
  • The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns

    The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns
    Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
  • A Weighty Matter for Youngsters

    A Weighty Matter for Youngsters
    Weight gain by children as young as 5 years old — and up through their teen years — can influence their health later in life, according to a recently released study spanning a quarter of a century. Following kids and teens ages 5 to 19 years...
  • Book review: 'Between a Rock and a Hot Place' by Tracey Jackson

    Book review: 'Between a Rock and a Hot Place' by Tracey Jackson
    Sometimes you just want someone to tell it to you straight. You may look and feel better than your grandmother or even your mother did at 50 but the idea that 50 is anything like 30, Tracey Jackson practically screams, is either a marketing scam or a line...
  • From the Stacks: 'The Los Angeles Book'

     
    It has been years since I looked through “The Los Angeles Book” and even longer since I read it. Then several weeks ago, I bought a copy so I could point out a particular photo of Chavez Ravine to a......
  • My Turn: Her war on belly fat

    My Turn: Her war on belly fat
    "Nobody in our family has a flat stomach, Carolyn," my dad stated authoritatively. A scientist, he generally gave us The Last Word on Every Subject. I looked up from my rounded belly. "Well, I still wish mine were flat," I told him as we sat at the...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'What Happened to Goodbye' by Sarah Dessen

    Not Just for Kids: 'What Happened to Goodbye' by Sarah Dessen
    What Happened to Goodbye A Novel Sarah Dessen Viking: 416 pp., $19.99, ages 12 and up Sarah Dessen is something of a rock star in young adult fiction. Her bestselling coming-of-age novels are warmly written explorations of teens in transition that...
  • 'Paraben-free': Should you care?

    'Paraben-free': Should you care?
    Whether perusing the beauty and personal care products at Target or Whole Foods or shopping online at Sephora, consumers are increasingly encountering the phrase "paraben-free." What exactly does paraben-free mean, and why might it matter? We take a...
  • How Chaz Bono, Cher's son, became a man — and possibly a transgender icon?

     
    Oprah Winfrey is about to help usher Chaz Bono into his latest role - as a transgender icon....