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Ministry of GossipLindsay Lohan is saying Kombucha tea, not booze, was behind a positive test for alcohol use that sent her to court but didn't send her to jail. Lindsay Lohan invoked Kombucha tea earlier this year when her probation report was rumored to contain mention...
HealthIn March, a middle-of-the-night belly ache turned into a nightmare for a young Coplay family. Jen Kresge thought her 2-year-old daughter, Ella Grace Luchansky, was having a typical childhood tummy problem when she awoke with abdominal pain that night....
Bonnie Addario didn't even know there was a word for what was happening to her. As if lung cancer weren't bad enough, the 54-year-old had lost 30 pounds off her normally 130-pound frame. Her life was limited to her husband's Barcalounger, where she had to...
Clues for new medicines are hidden in old books. When the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates had a headache, he used a poultice made of iris mixed with vinegar and rose perfume, according to Alain Touwaide, the scientific director of the Institute...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAT 6 a.m., the hospital's bright hallway lights flicker on, signaling the start of a new day. Doctors in crisp business clothes appear on their early-morning rounds, and the clang of breakfast carts will soon echo through the unit. For registered nurse...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl revealed on Wednesday that he has cancer in his pelvic area. Rosendahl made the annoucement in a letter posted on his blog. The cancer has caused much pain in Rosendahl's back, he said,...
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South Florida ParentingYogurt is a great addition to any meal and also makes a great snack. It tastes great and has many health benefits. With so many flavors and varieties to choose from, there is bound to be one that you and your family enjoy. Portable yogurts are available...
I am obsessed with my dog Izzy, a two-year-old, 80-pound standard poodle. And even though Cesar Millan would disagree, Izzy is a person. Just walking down the street with him is an experience. I mean, he’s taller than me (I’m five-two) and gorgeous. Izzy...
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Laguna Beach accountant Jeffrey Ross was a fit 54 when a sudden pain in his abdomen caused him to pass out and sent him down a course of medical investigation that led to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, a 12-hour surgery, and a grim prognosis that he...
The Health Department of Northwest Michigan is offering free, at-home colorectal cancer screening kits for men and women age 50 to 64 in Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego counties who are uninsured or whose health insurance does not cover colorectal...
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been told I have prediabetes. Is there still time for me to make changes that will reverse it, or is diabetes inevitable? ANSWER: Having prediabetes does not necessarily mean you're destined to develop the full-blown version of the...
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WGN NewsThe Federal Trade Commission is filing a lawsuit against internet marketers of Acai Berry weight-loss pills and colon cleansers. The agency announced Monday in Chicago it has filed a lawsuit against Phoenix-based Central Coast Nutraceuticals. The FTC...
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