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  • Rapper Biz Markie becomes Zevia soda spokesman after weight loss

    Rapper Biz Markie becomes Zevia soda spokesman after weight loss
    Watch your back, "Subway" Jared. Zevia, a Los Angeles maker of sugar-free soda, has found an unlikely spokesman in rapper and kids’ show star Biz Markie. The goofball hip-hop artist, best known for the 1989 song “Just a Friend” and a...
  • Do workplace wellness programs work?

    Do workplace wellness programs work?
    Would you be willing to share with your employer how much you eat, drink, smoke or exercise? And would you be willing to make lifestyle changes in return for a break on the cost of your health insurance? The University of Minnesota offered such...
  • Compton gets taste of healthier eating with new farmers market

    Compton gets taste of healthier eating with new farmers market
    Willie Jones examined the plump peaches nestled next to the ripe avocados and grapes at the farmers market in Compton. "If you look at me, you can tell I need some healthy foods," he said with a chuckle, his button-up shirt taut against his belly....
  • Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader

    Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan on Saturday released a top Afghan Taliban official who Afghan officials believe could nudge Islamist militants to the bargaining table and help hammer out a political solution after more than a decade of war....
  • Centipede venom yields powerful pain relief

    Centipede venom yields powerful pain relief
    The Chinese red-headed centipede is one of those creepy-crawlies you might run from. But its venom appears to hold potentially powerful medicine against pain, a group of researchers in Australia and China has found. Properly distilled and purified,...
  • James Gandolfini dies: Sudden cardiac arrest, or a heart attack?

    James Gandolfini dies: Sudden cardiac arrest, or a heart attack?
    Actor James Gandolfini’s death at age 51 from an apparent cardiac arrest while in Rome shocked fans and friends alike. But sudden cardiac arrest, a misunderstood term, is all too common, cardiologists say. The "Sopranos" actor was taken from his...
  • Parents of suspected Boston bombers delay trip to U.S.

    Parents of suspected Boston bombers delay trip to U.S.
    BOSTON — The parents of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Saturday they have no immediate plans to travel to the U.S., in part because of the mother’s fears she is also under suspicion. “They are now thinking...
  • Strokes take years off life, and life out of years

    Strokes take years off life, and life out of years
    Having a stroke, or even a transient ischemic attack (a TIA, often called a "mini-stroke") can be a costly watershed in a person's life. Statistically, it deducts years from patients' lives. But it claims another toll too: in quality of life after the...
  • Harnessing our yen for sex, drugs and food to deliver medicine

    Harnessing our yen for sex, drugs and food to deliver medicine
    You might think from reading the medical news these days that our voracious appetite for food, drugs and sex is a bad thing. That neglects clear evidence that the powerful and reliable impulse to do things that make us feel good has been essential to...
  • Could NFL concussion questions be solved by fly swatters?

    Could NFL concussion questions be solved by fly swatters?
    Could a spring-loaded fly swatter save NFL football players and Iraq war veterans from the effects of concussions and traumatic brain injuries? Before you shrug off that question, geneticist Barry Ganetzky at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
  • In California, some with big needs have high hopes for Obamacare

    In California, some with big needs have high hopes for Obamacare
    Healthcare coverage is an issue that weighs heavily onĀ Alfred Luevano's family. Luevano, 35, of Boyle Heights came to the Healthcare Partners Medical Clinic on Atlantic Boulevard in Monterey Park for a medical checkup, but also wanted answers about...