Displaying items 61-72 of 1197 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-100 Next >
Case for the prosecution Sodas, candy bars and sweet breakfast cereals are entwined in modern life — along with a lot of other questionable choices and bad habits. It's hard to know exactly what all of that sugar is doing to our bodies, but...
Nation NowNew York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has made the city's health a priority in his three terms, announced Thursday that obesity rates among elementary and middle-school students in public schools have inched down over the last five years....
Remember those poor little kids who just couldn't wait for the Psych professor to come back into the room before they ate the marshmallow? You know, the ones with little to no self-control, who would go on to do more poorly in school, to be less "socially...
Learning about Type 2 diabetes and the risk factors involved can help a person detect the disease early or know what he or she needs to do to minimize their risk. Type 2 diabetes, which used to be called adult-onset diabetes, is becoming more common,...
In July 2010, there was an end-of-days-type hailstorm in Calgary, and my little Acura got hammered. Now I drive a car that looks like it has cellulite. I'm cheap, and I don't need an overpriced and rapidly depreciating midlife-crisis-mobile to boost my...
Rapper and actor Heavy D, who played an influential role in shaping rap music in the late '80s and early '90s with a fusion of New Jack Swing and reggae, has died. He was 44. Heavy D, who was born Dwight Arrington Myers, died Tuesday in the...
L.A. UnleashedA central Ohio animal shelter with an abundance of chubby cats is having a sale on its fattest felines, hoping a discount entices potential owners to take one home. The Capital Area Humane Society says the fat cats are on......
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"Sin taxes" on cigarettes have turned out to be the most effective weapon in the campaign to reduce smoking. Why not try it on Flamin' Hot Cheetos, vanilla Coke and Twinkies? With increasing vigor, public health experts and think tanks are calling for...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn 1960, a young inspector for the Food and Drug Administration faced down a powerful drug company by rejecting its application to sell a morning-sickness drug in the United States. The company, Richardson-Merrell, griped about her repeated demands for...
Americans have increased their life expectancy by cutting back on cigarettes, but the pounds they're packing on mean that, ultimately, they could lose ground. A New England Journal of Medicine study published Wednesday looked at previous national...
Special to the Los Angeles Times"I haven't done this since the eighth grade, so be gentle with me." Those were my first words to William, a personal trainer, at our first session. And I wasn't kidding. I had avoided sports and sport-like activity all my life, including televised...
Apr 14, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 16, 2011 | Los Angeles Times
Nov 29, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 1, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 23, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Oct 3, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 9, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jun 7, 2011 | Los Angeles Times
Aug 23, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 22, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 3, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 10, 2010 |Story| Los Angeles Times