| Apr 15, 2012
When Margaret first met her boyfriend, she weighed 105 pounds and wore short crop tops. But after 13 years together, the 55-year-old retiree from Torrance developed a "muffin top" that she just couldn't eliminate.
So she did what so many other women do...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:17 PM
BOSTON — Dr. Joseph E. Murray, who performed the world's first successful kidney transplant and won a Nobel Prize for his pioneering work, has died at age 93.
Murray suffered a stroke at his suburban Boston home on Thanksgiving and died at Brigham...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:09 AM
| May 18, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Chronic pain can bring on depression, problems of memory and concentration, and general brain fog-- a fact well known to many of the 50 million American adults who live with pain that has settled in for a long stay. But a study published Wednesday finds...
| Aug 30, 2010
I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery.
No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Concerns about the health of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who has been hospitalized for more than a week following gallbladder surgery, sent stocks tumbling earlier this week across the country's financial markets. Deciphering the tics and...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Abortion, religion, health insurance, adultery, sex, race: Tuesday nightâs episode of "The Good Wife" was so full of controversial subject matter that the only thing it was missing was a cigarette or two. Oh, wait ... All the turmoil started......
| Jul 9, 2011
Former First Lady Betty Ford, who captivated the nation with her unabashed candor and forthright discussion of her personal battles with breast cancer, prescription drug addiction and alcoholism, has died. She was 93.
Ford died Friday at the Eisenhower...
| Nov 22, 2010
Healthcare has long been one of the most reliable generators of new jobs in California. But a lousy economy has caught up with an industry once considered virtually immune to downturns.
The sector, which employs about 1 in 10 Californians, has stalled at...
| Apr 7, 2011
Not so long ago, the way to convey that something was extreme was to simply call it extreme ("X" for short.) There were extreme sports (think bungee jumping), extreme tourism (think traveling in order to bungee jump) and, of course, the "Extreme Makeover"...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Knee replacement and hip resurfacing don't have to mean the end of that go-go-go lifestyle, as Jeannine Stein reported earlier Tuesday on Booster Shots. But promises of an active existence aside, not knowing what to expect from the surgery can......