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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIf Aly Hartman could have placed herself in a protective bubble for the duration of her recent pregnancy, she would have done so. The Marina del Rey woman, 28, cut out alcohol, sodas and caffeine. She replaced her sugary breakfast cereal with crackling...
Content courtesy of the Mayo ClinicDo you know the greatest threats to men's health? The list is surprisingly short - and prevention pays off. Consider this top 10 list of men's health threats, compiled from statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNot long ago, Jesus Araujo, a cardiology researcher at UCLA, parked a cage full of transgenic mice alongside the 110 Freeway. As a control, he placed another group in a less-polluted space on the Westside. Araujo was interested in learning more about...
Chicago is the only U.S. metro area that would fail to meet a tougher standard for smog-forming nitrogen oxides proposed Monday by the Obama administration. The more stringent limit is intended to help protect people who suffer from asthma and other...
The Environmental Protection Agency has ordered air pollution limits tightened on a Baltimore trash-to-energy incinerator after finding the state improperly relaxed them and did not require adequate monitoring of the plant's toxic emissions. Siding...
Maryland WeatherPennsylvania's little-known, but much-beloved (by amateur astronomers) Cherry Springs State Park has been named an International Dark Sky Park by the International Dark Sky Association. It is only the second park to win that honor. The first (last year)...
The Swampby John M. Glionna SAN FRANCISCO -- For many residents of this liberal bastion, President Bush's name is mud. Now activists here want to make that moniker stick. A group calling itself the Presidential Memorial Commission of San Francisco this......
Maryland WeatherThe pictures and videos from the Beijing Olympic village are appalling. The thick smog and frighteningly short visibilities can only hint at what it must be like to breathe that air - much less compete in it at world-class levels.......
Spin CycleNot sexy, but interesting, maybe even productive: Paterson launches a regional initiative to combat global warming by auctioning off CO2 allowances at the NY Merc. Read the release after the jump.......
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Maryland WeatherI received an email message the other day from Mike Shriver, in Linthicum. He was outside stargazing one morning recently. The sun was not up yet, and Mike spied Orion, The Hunter, rising in the east.Orion is usually thought of as......
KickingTiresThe new I-35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge in the Twin Cities replaces the one that collapsed so tragically a year ago. In addition to adding 76 feet of width, increasing the bridge to 10 lanes with shoulders on each side,......
KickingTiresHard times have fallen upon us, but perhaps no industry is feeling the pain quite like automakers. Lindsay and Stephen take a look at two troubled examples: General Motors and Volvo. They also report on a study that found people......
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