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  • Bad medicine

    In the it's-about-time department, the Food and Drug Administration is finally taking a close look at the scientific reality behind all those TV commercials showing snuffly, coughing toddlers whose symptoms are erased by doses of over-the-counter medications delivered by loving parents. On Wednesday, the agency warned parents not to give children under 2 those medicines and announced that it would hear from experts in October to discuss whether to go further.
  • It's All Relative: What to do when a parent is depressed

    In this month's installment of her column on adult children and their aging parents, Rosemary McClure looks at depression among older adults. She writes: Increasingly, health professionals are recognizing that depression among older adults is a serious...

    Animal lovers' calendar: Weekend of April 17-18 and beyond

    From walk-a-thons to educational demonstrations to opportunities to meet adoptable pets, the coming days and weeks are full of events for Southern California animal lovers. We've got the details on a number of upcoming events; if you think we're missing.....

    OMG, young adult authors turn up IRL at the Festival of Books

    After several flights of stairs, multiple sets of double doors, one elevator ride and a few minutes of UCLA student volunteers explaining that Korn Hall doesn’t actually exist and I must be mistaken, I finally made my way to the...

    Giant Palouse earthworms found, but they aren't as 'giant' as expected

    SPOKANE, Wash. — Two living specimens of the fabled giant Palouse earthworm have been captured for the first time in two decades in what represents a significant discovery of a creature that has achieved a mythic status in the area....