| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
A medical procedure that treats bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract has an unexpected - and, for some patients, quite welcome - side effect: It makes them lose weight. That procedure, called left gastric artery embolization, may just be the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:04 AM
23andMe, the Google-backed personal genetics company, said it would no longer offer health-related results from its genetic tests to customers after a recent warning from federal regulators.
The move comes about two weeks after the Mountain View, Calif....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Saturn's strange hexagon is coming into better focus.
A six-sided weather pattern is churning over Saturn's north pole, and thanks to new data collected by NASA's Cassini mission, scientists -- and the rest of us -- can now see it with more clarity than...
| Dec 4, 2013
Come New Year's Day, in Washington state and Colorado, marijuana will be legit, courtesy of two ballot initiatives. How do you create a legal business out of an illegal one? After 13 years of Prohibition, the country at least had an earlier legal liquor...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:19 PM
MEXICO CITY — A 17-year-old former Mexican drug cartel member, who admitted to killing four people while in the group’s employ, was released from a juvenile detention center early Tuesday morning and is headed to the United States, where he...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:02 AM
So now we know what happened to the Governor. “The Walking Dead” continued its season four focus on character-driven episodes […]...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:29 PM
A professor of psychology was taken into custody Thursday after her bail was revoked in an 18-year-old case in which she is accused of helping set up the slaying of a man she said raped her when she was a college sophomore.
Norma Patricia Esparza, 39,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A hearing is scheduled Thursday for a respected professor of psychology in Geneva, who is facing trial with three others in an 18-year-old slaying in Santa Ana that has generated international attention. Prosecutors say that on a night in the spring of...
| Oct 13, 2013
We Americans like to think of ourselves as animal lovers. But is this claim true? One way to answer this question is to follow the money. According to government, industry and interest group stats, we spend about $50 billion on our pets annually and...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The eyes may be the mirror of the soul, but for those with autism, the mouth will have to do.
Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center isolated neurons in the brain's amygdala that respond to facial expressions, and tested patients with autism against...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:02 PM
WASHINGTON –- Hundreds of Marines are expected to arrive in the typhoon-stricken Philippines by the end of the week to bolster a relief effort that has struggled against logistical hurdles and overwhelming devastation, U.S. officials said Wednesday....