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  • Gluten-free beauty products in demand among some customers

    Gluten-free beauty products in demand among some customers
    Amy Soergel's lip gloss was making her sick. The problem, she realized, was gluten — hydrologized wheat protein, to be exact. Then she went to the hairdresser who used a shampoo that made her neck burn. Again, it contained gluten.
  • Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican American holiday

    Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican <i>American</i> holiday
    Thanks to a recent ruling from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, high school students in the Morgan Hill Unified School District south of San Jose won't be allowed to wear American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo. That's too bad. The flags of both the...

    Sounds are sound among dyslexics, but access may lag, study finds

    Sounds are sound among dyslexics, but access may lag, study finds
    A faulty connection between where the brain stores the auditory building blocks of language and where it processes them may be to blame for dyslexia, a new study suggests. The findings represent the first neuroanatomical evidence that the vexing...

    Ioma, a Paris beauty brand, spotlights high-end, high-tech skincare

    Ioma, a Paris beauty brand, spotlights high-end, high-tech skincare
    Living in Los Angeles comes with a certain set of expectations: cage-free boarding for your dog, ready access to hot yoga, kale and huckleberries on every gastropub menu. Expectations about appearance — and the list is long — are sometimes...

    Anthem policy on propofol for colonoscopies may be shortsighted

    Anthem policy on propofol for colonoscopies may be shortsighted
    There is perhaps no better metaphor for the painful relationship between patients and our for-profit healthcare system than the fact that Anthem Blue Cross thinks you don't need anesthesia for a colonoscopy. It's not "medically necessary," the insurer...