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LOS ANGELES (Reuters)- Action movie "The Bourne Legacy," with new star Jeremy Renner, raced to the No. 1 spot on U.S. and Canadian box office charts with an estimated $40.3 million in ticket sales over the weekend. New adult comedy "The Campaign" debuted...
People with a diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder can often shake their family tree and find a relative who has also contended with obsessive thoughts, hoarding, repetitive hand-washing, behavior in which locks and stove burners are checked over...
Lately I've been wading into streams of mail from readers approaching death. Some are fighting it, some are afraid, some are ready to go. And then I heard from two readers with an update on Hedda Bolgar. I wrote about the Brentwood therapist three...
Beverly Howey and her identical twin sister, Karen Duncan-Sherman, each found a breast lump in 2007. Howey's was cancer. Duncan-Sherman's was benign. The two women, now 45, couldn't have more similar genetics, and they live in the same place, Wall, N.J....
One in 88 American children has an autism spectrum disorder, according to a new estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate is 23 percent higher than one the agency released three years ago. Federal officials said some...
Times Staff WriterSmart children have a different rhythm in their heads — a seesaw pattern of growth that lags years behind other young people — say government scientists who mapped the brains of hundreds of children. Seeking a link between neural anatomy...
Tribune staff reporterPresident Bush's decision on whether the federal government will fund embryonic stem cell research could open the door to a new generation of budding scientists or perhaps send many of them packing in search of a more favorable research climate or more...
Tribune science reporterStem cells have become the Aladdin's lamp of biology, potentially granting wishes of curing Alzheimer's disease, heart failure, diabetes and other common killer disorders that affect 128 million Americans. Whether the lamp gets rubbed sufficiently to...
In 2011, we interviewed 26 South Florida celebrities regarding their fitness regimens. Just in time for New Year's resolutions, we've selected some of their best answers to our questions. Read what they're doing to keep their bodies healthy and looking...
South Florida Parenting2900 S. Commerce Parkway, Weston; 954-385-6200 www.mch.com Miami Children’s Hospital Dan Marino Center is a center for the evaluation and treatment of children with special needs, from newborn to 21 years. The center was developed as a...
Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells. Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersThe dead bees under Dennis vanEngelsdorp's microscope were like none he had ever seen. He had expected to see mites or amoebas, perennial pests of bees. Instead, he found internal organs swollen with debris and strangely blackened. The bees' intestinal...
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