| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Scholastic will donate 1 million books to Reach Out and Read, a nonprofit that gives free books to children living in poverty, the publisher announced Monday.
Scholastic, which brought Harry Potter to American readers, is the world's largest publisher...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Local leaders warned Tuesday that if voters approve a ballot measure to create an independent health department in the city of Los Angeles residents would immediately lose health protections until a new agency was established, and the expense could result...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Jenny McCarthy will officially be joining “The View” as co-host, Barbara Walters confirmed Monday on the ABC talk show.
“We love her because she’s fun and uninhibited and opinionated enough to help us begin the latest chapter...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:43 PM
When Typhoid Mary died in 1938, in medical exile on a tiny New York island, she took untold numbers of Salmonella typhi to her grave. No one knew how the bacteria managed to thrive and not kill her.
A team of microbiologists from Stanford University and...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and subsequent manhunt for two brothers believed to be the perpetrators....
| Jul 6, 2013
Religion and science have long had disagreements — from Galileo, who was tried for teaching that the Earth was not the center of the universe, to battles over teaching evolution in public schools. But when it comes to greed, religion and science...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Centerfold-turned-anti-vaccine-crusader Jenny McCarthy is in talks to join “The View” as a co-host, according to a report in Us Weekly.
McCarthy, 40, has been a frequent guest co-host on the long-running daytime talk show and is rumored to...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The term "code black" is the phrase used by physicians to describe a full emergency room. They could safely use the term to describe the crowded "Code Black" premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Tuesday night.
The film depicts the 2008 class...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:44 PM
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday for the first time approved a type of diagnostic test that will allow doctors to determine what kind of hepatitis C virus a chronically infected patient has, and tailor treatments based on that...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:59 AM
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is holding clinics over the weekend for consumers who may have been exposed to hepatitis through frozen berries sold at Costco.
At least 30 cases of hepatitis A nationwide may be linked to Townsend...