| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Add this to the list of things to freak you out: Healthcare organizations of all kinds are being routinely attacked and compromised by increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.
A new study set to be officially released Wednesday found that networks and...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Single-service beauty bars with fast, affordable treatments continue to grow in number and in specialty, with offerings including hair blowouts, braid bars, makeup applications and lash extensions.
Facials are a focus too. Skin Laundry, a local...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:11 PM
When it comes to using mammograms as a tool to screen women for breast cancer, how do you define success? At a minimum, you’d want to know that women who get mammograms are less likely to die of breast cancer than women who didn’t get the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:45 PM
In this hyper-fast, crazy-overscheduled, stress-inducing, 24/7 plugged-in reality, baths seem indulgent, even quaint, conjuring images of 19th century paintings of women with their hair swirled high atop their heads in old-timey tubs pouring pails of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A veteran educator with experience in California and Texas was named Wednesday as president of California State University Long Beach.
Jane Close Conoley, 66, is currently serving as dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:41 PM
After overcoming website glitches and long waits to get Obamacare, some patients are now running into frustrating new roadblocks at the doctor's office.
A month into the most sweeping changes to healthcare in half a century, people are having trouble...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:06 PM
A pathologist testified Monday that she couldn't say for sure what killed a recent college graduate who died after an altercation outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
Kim Pham could have died as a result of being punched, kicked or hitting her head on the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:44 PM
“The media’s insatiable appetite for transsexual women’s bodies contributes to the systematic othering of trans women as modern-day freak shows, portrayals that validate and feed society’s dismissal and dehumanization of trans...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Dr. John M. Freeman, a longtime Johns Hopkins University pediatric neurologist and medical ethicist who was known as an expert in pediatric epilepsy, died Jan. 3 of cardiovascular disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He was 80.
| Dec 15, 2013
Cutting edge companies often walk a tightrope between regulators trying to keep their technologies under control and marketers trying to push them out to consumers as fast as possible.
That's where a Silicon Valley company named 23andMe is today. The...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Challenging the heart of the prosecution's case, a forensic pathologist told jurors Wednesday that heavy meth use — and not a severe police beating in the streets of Fullerton — killed a homeless man who was a familiar face in the college...