| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With millions of turkeys thawing and piles of stuffing waiting to be prepared, Thanksgiving is one of the riskiest times of year for food safety.
Bacteria can be lurking anywhere in crowded holiday kitchens, spread by cross contamination or...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The Clippers have become really good talking about defense. They just haven’t been as good at playing defense.
After only five games, it's already become a recurring theme.
That was the case against the Orlando Magic, when the Clippers gave up...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Surely, it’s too early in the season to call this desperation time for the Clippers and Houston Rockets, but both teams probably feel some tension now.
That could lead to an all-out effort by both teams in an early-season November game when they...
| Dec 1, 2013
I saw my first AIDS case in 1981, the year the disease was identified. And for most of the time since then, I've conducted laboratory research to better understand the precise mechanisms by which the virus HIV causes AIDS.
Lately, however, I've been...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Los Angeles County's mortality rate dropped 19% between 2001 and 2010, according to a new report from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Data compiled for the report, which was released Monday, showed that death rates due to coronary...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:28 PM
The family of a UC Santa Barbara lacrosse player whose feet had to be amputated after he came down with meningitis last month says that they have been overwhelmed by the public's support.
Aaron Loy is one of four student meningitis cases confirmed on...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:54 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela, South Africa's beloved first black president and anti-apartheid hero, has died after suffering recurring lung infections that were the legacy of tuberculosis contracted in prison during his long fight...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
California's health insurance exchange vastly overstated the number of online hits it received Tuesday during the rollout of Obamacare.
State officials said the Covered California website got 645,000 hits during the first day of enrollment, far fewer...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Amid a rising number of West Nile virus cases and the first death of the year, San Bernardino County officials issued a warning Friday about the illness, which is spread by mosquitoes.
The name, age and gender of the person who died were not made...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:34 PM
A salmonella outbreak in Foster Farms chicken contains several antibiotic-resistant strains that may explain an unusually high rate of hospitalization.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that some salmonella strains found in the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:08 PM
After languishing for years in the shadows of psychiatry's definition of adult depression, irritability is finally getting some respect again. It's about damned time, you might say.
A new study has found that people suffering a major depressive...