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Not Goodbye, but See Ya Later!

On the heels of my decision to leave Lake City, it seems appropriate to reflect on my introduction to it…which was pretty magical.  I met a lot of great people there, listened to good music, went on fun adventures, and made splendid memories that I’ll get to keep forever.  The truth is, however, that I’ve......


Guest Post by Jan BonoCrabby and the Lobster are off in Playa del Carmen feeling very thankful for just about everything, as you can imagine. On Crabby's return she will no doubt torture you with photos. But meantime, here is an excerpt...Show More Summary

The surprising value of viewing traumatic experiences

Against all expectations, trauma can be harnessed to give us valuable insights and even create beauty from pain

17th century plot to use plague hats as bioweapons revealed

The Venetian empire hoped to break the world's longest siege by selling fezzes painted with bubonic plague fluids to Ottoman troops

Medical News Today: Scientists map genes essential for cancer to survive

Using new technology, scientists have mapped thousands of genes that are essential for cancer cell survival, and have started to identify clusters unique to individual cancers.


I read about Nina Keneally’s services on a few sites, and I didn’t know how I felt about it.  She rents herself out as a mum.  You need a good hug?  You need help figuring out what to wear?  You need relationship advice?  You can rent Keneally and have her serve as your temporary mother. […]

Consumer Health Tips: Handwashing Do’s and Don’ts

Handwashing do's and don'ts Rosacea treatment: Can light therapy reduce symptoms? Ear infection (middle ear) Hospice care: Comforting the terminally ill Video: New Alzheimer's research

Consider This Your Post-Thanksgiving ‘Detox’ Drink

If your body needs a reboot after too much holiday eating, try whipping up a green drink from nutritionist Shira Lenchewski. (Photo:

I Am Grateful for Much, Including You

14 hours agoMental Health / ADHD : ADD Moms

Thank you for being you, for being here to see what I have to say. Thank you for supporting me and encouraging me. I hope that you have a wonderful, joyous day today, whether or not it’s Thanksgiving for you. And I hope that you have much to be grateful for as well.

Today: Thanksgiving in Vegas. University of Yelp.

14 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss on this Thanksgiving Day. Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Forget the Turkey, Pass the Dim Sum It's become an annual pilgrimage for many Asian American families in the Southern California:...

Giving Thanks For ‘The Best Idea We Ever Had’

By Michael Lanza From Lookout Point, along the North Rim Trail in Yellowstone National Park, you gaze down hundreds of feet into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, with its crumbling walls of golden, gray, and cream-colored rock and patches of evergreens … Continue reading ?

Serra's Scott Altenberg, a UCLA die-hard, coaches up his stars, who often end up at USC

15 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Irony, not love, makes the world go 'round. The latest evidence: Gardena Serra High football coach Scott Altenberg, who bleeds UCLA blue, has built a beleaguered little program into a prep football powerhouse, only to see most of his prodigies go on to play for USC. Like swallows to a church bell,...

Statement on the Seventh IHR Emergency Committee meeting regarding the international spread of poliovirus

The seventh meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened via teleconference by the Director-General on 10 November 2015. TheShow More Summary

Bullet train faces new scrutiny after release of report predicting higher costs

15 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Los Angeles to San Francisco bullet train is headed for new federal and state scrutiny following disclosure that the project's lead contractor forecast significant cost increases that were not made public. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock), chairman of the U.S. House rail subcommittee, said he plans...

Foodie culture is spurring degree programs at U.S. colleges

15 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Before he ever knew they might be topics to study in college, food business and farming played an important part in Charlie James' life. At Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, he sold home-made rice balls and sushi to classmates and earned about $40 a day for a college fund. Then he was deeply...

A shadow hangs over Mexico's 'magical city' of Ocotlan

15 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The children paid no heed to the priest from Jalisco as he celebrated a fiesta Mass in the backyard of a La Puente ranch, or to their parents urging them to sit still for themisa, or even to the rooster crowing nearby. They were too busy studying the animals they didn't see in Los Angeles every...

Over Sharing? Maybe. Maybe not.

Photo Description: White writing on green background: I am who I am and that's all I can be. I received some feedback about a lecture I gave recently. The person who filled out the evaluation really wanted me to know that they enjoyed the lecture, got a lot out of it but that there was something that bothered them. Show More Summary

A Doctor Revisits His Own Trauma

15 hours agoHealth : Well

Over a year has passed since the beautiful summer day I rode my bicycle down a steep hill, crashed and landed in the hospital, bruised and battered.

Medical News Today: Pollution increases health risks for diabetic women

Air pollution has been known to cause serious health issues for many years. A new study links it to cardiovascular problems and stroke in diabetic women.

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