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  • Move over, acai: Latest 'superfruits' aim to make a nutritional mark

     Move over, acai: Latest 'superfruits' aim to make a nutritional mark
    Nailing down the latest superfruit in vogue can be an elusive goal, a quest largely driven by modern marketing and, quite possibly, producers of television's "The Dr. Oz Show." Origins in advertising, not science, complicate the matter: The term "superfruit" has only been used for about a decade to sell the potential health benefits of nutrient-dense fruits.
  • Judi Dench felt a tremendous responsibility toward Philomena Lee

    Judi Dench felt a tremendous responsibility toward Philomena Lee
    LONDON — The first time Judi Dench witnessed the power of acting, she was 7 and saw her brother get away with using a swear word. Dench was accompanying her parents to a boarding school performance of "Macbeth," with her oldest sibling in the role...

    At 78, Judi Dench feels like 'a tall, willowy, blond 43-year-old'

    At 78, Judi Dench feels like 'a tall, willowy, blond 43-year-old'
    Judi Dench is back to walking the red carpet, with "walking" being the operative word here. The vivacious 78-year-old Academy Award winner had knee-replacement surgery just six weeks before the premiere of her latest film, "Philomena," in London's...

    Stephen J. Ryan dies at 73; longtime dean of USC medical school

    Stephen J. Ryan dies at 73; longtime dean of USC medical school
    While USC conducted a nationwide search for a dean for its school of medicine, Dr. Stephen J. Ryan stepped in as interim dean in 1991, expecting to serve for six months. He held the job a record 13 years. During his tenure as dean, it became known as...

    Tiny telescopes implanted into eyes help elderly patient see better

     
    UC Irvine ophthalmologists implanted tiny telescopes in two patients suffering from age-related, end-stage macular degeneration, the university announced this week. Doctors from the university's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in December inserted one of...