February 18, 2005 |
Bell won its second consecutive City Section dual meet wrestling championship with a nail-biting 41-37 victory over San Fernando on Thursday night at Los Angeles University High. Javier Pompa clinched the title for Bell when he pinned San Fernando's Eric Motta in the 215-pound weight class, giving San Fernando a 41-31 lead with one match left. The real key, however, might have been the 140-pound bout.
February 25, 2006 |
Researchers have found a previously unknown virus in some men with prostate cancer, a discovery that could open new doorways to understanding and treating the disease, the most common type of cancer in men. The scientists do not know exactly why the virus is present in the men, but "there is now a suggestion that prostate cancer could be caused by an infectious disease," said Dr.
April 6, 1998 |
Here is a sampling of the scores of recent books dealing with spirituality in the workplace, the search for happiness on the job and the quest for more community-minded corporate leadership. "Aiming Higher: 25 Stories of How Companies Prosper by Combining Sound Management and Social Vision," by David Bollier (Amacom, 1997, $24.
June 9, 2007 |
Standard treatment for prostate cancer -- shutting off the body's production of androgen hormones -- can shorten by 2 1/2 years the lives of men who are at high risk of developing heart disease, Boston researchers reported Friday. The drugs used to suppress the hormones produce anemia, weight gain and insulin resistance, a constellation of factors known as metabolic syndrome. These effects can sharply increase the risk of a fatal heart attack, especially in men already at high risk, Dr.
August 6, 2003 |
Kobe beef used to be a prohibitively priced luxury item, the culinary equivalent of a Hermes bag. In the U.S., ordering a Kobe steak could set you back $100. But now, American and Australian ranchers are producing Kobe beef (using the same Wagyu breed of cattle made famous in Japan, and often using similar feeding methods) that aficionados agree is comparable to the real thing.
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October 22, 2005 |
So much for bringing a little spiritual awareness to Orange County's sewage workers. The head of the Orange County Sanitation District resigned Friday after coming under fire for spending about $400,000 on a spiritual-based consulting firm to improve working relations at the agency. Dharma Consulting uses Eastern-inspired teachings and specializes in "awakening the corporate soul," according to its literature.