| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:02 AM
Tomasz Lazar, born in 1985 in Szczecin, Poland, is a graduate of the West Pomeranian University of Technology. He has won photography contests in Poland and abroad, including the Sony World Photography Award, the International Photography Award, and the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Students who took online classes in a summer program at San Jose State University performed better than those who took the same classes in the spring, a result that is likely to provide a boost to a highly touted but problem-plagued collaboration...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Don't expect old age to be all golf and cruises: As Americans live longer and longer, more of us should expect to suffer some sort of independence-threatening disability in the final phase of life, two new studies published online Monday suggest.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Sixty percent more money was spent in the Los Angeles area on chronically ill patients in their final years than the national average, according to new data on Medicare patients released Wednesday.
Spending in the last two years of life was about $112,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Nutritionists known for issuing warnings about the health risks of eating red meat reiterated their message this week, confirming a link between red meat consumption and Type 2 diabetes -- and showing, in a new follow-up study, that the association...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Experts expect that 400,000 or more U.S. veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq will suffer from PTSD at some point. A new study suggests that they'll have more to worry about than a debilitating psychiatric condition — they could also be at...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:23 PM
In a most underhanded and insidious way, women's reproductive health rights in California were dealt a significant blow last month. That was when the availability of elective abortions at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, one of Orange County's elite...
| Jun 22, 2013
For most of the last 25 years or so, the experience of pregnancy, labor and delivery has changed little for most women. But change is coming to the most traditional setting, the hospital.
And it's being spurred by midwives, labor coaches called doulas,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Approximately 3,020 cancers could be prevented each year if doctors were more judicious about ordering CT scans for kids, according to a new study.
A CT scan is essentially a series of X-rays combined to give physicians a three-dimensional view of a...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:33 AM
A court hearing is scheduled next month for a caregiver accused of defrauding her 90-year-old client of more than $150,000. The caregiver, Ma Marquez, 49, is charged with one felony count of theft from an elder by a caretaker and......
| May 14, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Angelina Jolie’s Op-Ed in the New York Times about getting a double mastectomy after learning that she was at risk of getting breast cancer struck a chord with fellow celebs as well as with Los Angeles Times staffers Anna Gorman and Paul Whitefield,...