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Fond memories of 'Dr. George' Fischbeck

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

To the editor: While it was sad to learn of the passing of George Fischbeck, I take joy in having known him. ("'Dr. George' Fischbeck dies at 92; popular weatherman at KABC-TV," March 25)

Fed chief Janet Yellen expects gradual approach to rate hike

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said the central bank was likely to take a more cautious and gradual approach toward raising interest rates than in the past, reflecting a weak economy and other risks of tightening monetary policy too quickly.

WIN One Month of NEWBEAUTY's curated Beauty Box TestTube ($29.95)

10 hours agoHealth / Pregnancy : Belly Itch

The product sample curation box trend is a big hit! In fact, there have been several stories written in the media about the success of various types of monthly subscription boxes cursing everything from snacks to coffee to shavers to...Show More Summary

Finding Your True North By Hiking North.

So here is a great pic, it has nothing to do with the Appalachian Trail.  Well, the event doesn’t, but the mindset does.  This was my computer background for good long while.  It is a pic from one of the obstacles on a Tough Mudder.  I’ve only done three, but I have enjoyed every one...

A Dolphin-Assisted Birth in Hawaii Is Just What the 'Doctor' Ordered to Turn This Breech Baby

Post by Judy Dutton. Kimberly Nelli had a water birth at a birthing center for her first child. But when the exercise and health coach was pregnant with her second child, she wanted something different, and heard rumors of a birth experience she had to explore: dolphin-assisted birth. Show More Summary

Death vs. Life: One Size Does Not Fit All

I am a strong proponent of allowing people to die with dignity when their time comes, or when they so choose. This seems in stark contrast to my life's profession as a resuscitation science researcher and clinician. My area of interest...Show More Summary

It's Not a Matter of 'If,' It's a Matter of 'When'

Here's the truth about your big dreams and visions: It's not a matter of "if," it's a matter of when. We're not gifted with big, sometimes crazy scary dreams and visions unless we have everything we need inside of us to make it happen. Show More Summary

Are You Falling Out of Love?

People who question whether they should stay in a long-term relationship are often deeply conflicted about their decisions, especially if the partner they are going to leave behind will be wounded. By the time they come to see me, they...Show More Summary

Understanding Transgender Reality

In February, at the annual International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) symposium, I was honored to hear Ryan Sallans, an international speaker, transgender man and author of the book Second Son, speak.

Critic At Large: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is not sparing in its delivery of jokes. If you glance at your phone while watching an episode, you may miss a half-dozen quips. This Netflix comedy about a young woman starting over in New York after being rescued from a cult isn’t just a joke machine, though. Ellie Kemper is perfectly [...]

For the record

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Jet crash: In the March 27 Section A, a graphic accompanying an article about cockpit security procedures indicated that the Germanwings Airbus A320 had four engines. An A320 has two engines.

Battle-weary Nigerians hope for change as election nears

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Hours before Boko Haram invaded the northeast Nigerian community of Gwoza in August, the Nigerian army left town. Members of the Islamist militant group proceeded from house to house killing men, boys and even babies.

Town grieves for its native son: Germanwings copilot Andreas Lubitz

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

In this tiny, idyllic town tucked away in southwest Germany, the news hit like a bombshell: Four locals were dead in a plane crash on a French mountain, including a native son who had made good as a pilot, Andreas Lubitz. 

Celebs Can't Stop Doing This Treadmill Workout, and Neither Can We!

It didn't take much convincing to see why Sandra Bullock, Amanda Seyfried, and Kim Kardashian all flock to Barry's Bootcamp - 15 minutes into my first class, I was in love. The hour-long mix of high-intensity treadmill intervals andShow More Summary

Colorado, Washington square off with Oklahoma, Nebraska over pot law

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The top law enforcement officials in Colorado and Washington are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit from states that seek to strike down Colorado laws that legalize recreational marijuana use.

Meditations on Southern California's water lifeline

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

California is not in danger of running out of water in the next year or two, but the climate-change situation is going from bad to worse as we enter the fourth year of drought. At Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, “After the Aqueduct” looks at one big piece of the...

UCLA's best defense against Gonzaga's shooters could be the stadium

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Before Gonzaga arrived at NRG Stadium, forward Kyle Wiltjer, who had played games in big stadiums while at Kentucky, told his teammates what it would be like.

Beauty Bus offers haircuts and hope to L.A.'s terminally ill patients

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

A top-of-the-line haircut or manicure is something most people like to indulge in from time to time. But what about people who can’t physically make it out of their homes to a salon or spa to pamper themselves?

Three finalists for Pasadena City College presidency announced

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Pasadena City College officials on Friday named three finalists to be the school's next president.

Gettin’ Stinky

Day 8 It was finally time to take a zero day. We finished our hike on a beautiful day up to Dick’s Creek, 11 miles outside of Haiwassee. At first, we were planning on just camping outside of town to save some money, but, yeah, that didn’t happen. After an 11 mile hike that day,......

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