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Protecting Newborn Brains Using Hypothermia

A unique study at Children's Hospital Los Angeles of newborns treated with hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) - a condition that occurs when the brain is deprived of an adequate oxygen supply - confirms its neuroprotective effects on the brain.

Artificial Lung Demonstrates How Aerosols Move and Behave in Deepest Part of Lungs

A life-sized artificial human lung is the first diagnostic tool for understanding in real time how tiny particles behave in the deepest part of the human lungs. It could shed light on airborne pollution risks, and be used for the evaluation/design respiratory system drugs.

The Catastrophizing of Postpartum Anxiety

Anxiety left unchecked turns everything into a crisis.  My postpartum anxiety mainly centered around my daughters.  I was convinced that each cough, each fever and every infection was the one that would send my daughters into the hospital. Show More Summary

Sleuthing Kidney Disease in Central America

Have you ever been thrilled with a good medical mystery? Solving a two-decade-old health crisis in Central America provides new insights into how we can protect our kidney health, especially when working in extremely high heat settings. First, some background. Show More Summary

Take Away the Pain

One of the many misconceptions in medical science is the belief that a scalpel is, if not a mystical device, then certainly (in the right hands) the closest thing to a magic wand. If only it were so because — as someone who has goneShow More Summary

This Is What It's Really Like To Have A Late-Term Abortion

By Lindsey Averill As #shoutyourabortion trends on social media, encouraging women to shed their shame over having chosen abortion, I have my own story to tell. A little over a year ago, my husband, Randy and I were all smiles as the nurse in the perinatologist's office called my name and then ushered us into an exam room. Show More Summary

How Fit Are You?

By Nancy Gould Chuda, founder and editor-in-chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World. The holidays are coming. You just spent a fortune on that special cream that is meant to reduce stretch marks, but did you...Show More Summary

The Lifelong Vacation

This article was originally published on I get emails almost every day from people that want to know the secret to having an awesome job. The simple answer, of course, is to love what you do, but I realize that isn't always...Show More Summary

Hike South Lake to Long Lake

11 hours agoFitness / Hiking : Modern Hiker

Craving postcard-worthy Sierra views, but don’t have the time (or perhaps, the inclination) to haul a backpack deep into the wilds? Then you’ll likely enjoy this short, but insanely sweet jaunt to Long Lake via the Bishop Pass Trail out of South Lake, where you’ll find yourself almost immediately surrounded by massive granite peaks and…

Pluto has brilliant blue skies and frozen water

11 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

It turns out that Pluto may have more going for it than even the blue-sky thinking scientists of New Horizons might have figured. Photos from the dwarf planet have revealed mountains and glacier flows and dynamic terrain galore. Now it seems that the distant world may literally have blue skies.Read full article >>

Medical News Today: Depression: not a normal part of aging

In line with Mental Health Awareness Week, we look at the risk factors for depression among older adults, as well as the signs of the condition and how it can be treated.

Which Flaxseed Should You Use, Whole or Ground?

11 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Not a fish fan but you know you should be getting your omega-3s? Look to the amazing flaxseed in order to get your daily recommended amount of 1.1 grams. When perusing the aisles of your grocery store, you'll see they come in two forms - whole and ground. Show More Summary

John Lennon's 75th birthday to be marked Friday in Hollywood

11 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Los Angeles will join several cities worldwide hosting events on Friday to commemorate what would have been John Lennon’s 75th birthday. Southland fans will gather at Lennon’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for an event starting at 6 p.m. to be emceed by Chris Carter, host of the long-running...

What we learned from the Kings' 5-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks

11 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

A stumble right out of the gate … against a familiar division rival … at home. This was a lot like the Kings’ season-opening loss against the Sharks in 2014. Only without the Stanley Cup banner-raising moment. Top line lacked urgency Or as Kings Coach Darryl Sutter put it succinctly: “Flat.” That...

Yoenis Cespedes' Mets magic echoes Manny Ramirez's '08 run with Dodgers

11 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The team is fighting to stay above.500, but still within striking distance of first place. On the last day of July — thanks to a stroke of great fortune — the team adds a big bat in the outfield. The bat goes crazy. The team goes crazy. The fans go crazy. The season ends not with a disappointing...


ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - October 8, 2015 Quote of the Week “Judging is a form of resistance and can keep negative mental patterns and habits in place.  Awareness has a neutralizing, freeing effect.” - Marie Forleo Judgment Do you...Show More Summary

Bill Gross sues Pimco, says he was wrongly ousted from firm he founded

11 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Bill Gross, the founder of Pacific Investment Management Co. who left the firm amid internal acrimony last year, is suing the company for breach of contract. In a 19-page Superior Court complaint filed Thursday in Orange County,  Gross accuses current and former Pimco executives of leaking disparaging...

Syrians announce a second offensive backed by Russian warplanes

11 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Syrian government forces backed by Russian air power launched a major ground offensive Thursday targeting rebel positions in northern Syria, according to government and opposition accounts. Syrian Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub announced the “large-scale assault” in a nationally televised address from...

Starz chief executive Albrecht cites 'a lot of complexities' when attempting mergers

11 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Starz Chief Executive Chris Albrecht isn't ready to announce any major deals to combine his company with movie studio Lionsgate -- or even AMC Networks. But the veteran TV executive didn't exactly dismiss reports that merger conversations have been taking place, particularly a tie-up with Lionsgate,...

What you need to know about California's new wage-equality law

12 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Gov. Jerry Brown this week signed a groundbreaking bill intended to close the wage gap between men and women. Called the Fair Pay Act, the new law will expand previous protections for gender equality in wages by barring companies from paying employees less than those of the opposite sex for "substantially...

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