| Feb 4, 2013
Evelyn Freeman, a pioneer in the field of aging who in the twilight of her life helped people cope with the challenges of getting older, has died. She was 96.
Freeman, who was the longtime director of the senior counseling program at what was then called...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Ellen DeGeneres Show The Tonight Show...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Michael Jackson’s makeup artist testified Friday that although the singer once asked her if she had painkillers, she never broached the subject of his addiction with him.
Karen Faye said that during Jackson’s 2005 molestation trial in...
| Apr 9, 2013
It's not enough that medical insurance companies want to dictate how much and what kind of treatment our illnesses deserve.
Now legislators and law enforcement agencies are butting in, trying to curtail the use of high-powered painkillers because too...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
An Orange County pain specialist already in the spotlight over deaths from prescription medications has racked up another patient overdose death.
The coroner has ruled that Wayne Oviatt died in January of a mix of prescription drugs, including morphine,...
| Nov 15, 2012
If one doctor's prescriptions might be connected to the unnecessary deaths of multiple patients over several years, the state should be asking questions. Times reporters Scott Glover and Lisa Girion analyzed 3,733 prescription drug-related deaths in...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Dispose of medication: The Garbage Maven, our column on household trash and recycling, looks at the best ways to dispose of old pills and syringes. The answer: It's not the trash can or the toilet....
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:35 PM
A Rowland Heights doctor charged with murder in connection with fatal overdoses from prescription drugs provided one woman with hundreds of addictive painkiller pills a week and wrote prescriptions for the patient’s husband without ever examining...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:23 PM
A rash of burglaries targeting pain killers at pharmacies in La Cañada Flintridge, Burbank and other foothill areas has authorities pushing for stores to find more secure ways to stock drugs. Last weekend, 15 bottles of the painkiller OxyContin were......
| Sep 13, 2012
Inside the human skull lies a 3-pound mystery. The brain — a command center composed of tens of billions of branching neurons — controls who we are, what we do and how we feel.
"It's the most amazing information structure anybody has ever...
| Nov 11, 2012
Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit.
Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid.
Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing.
Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...