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December 15, 2003 | Elena Conis
Desiccated-liver supplements have been marketed as a source of iron for more than a century. They're also high in protein and often many vitamins and minerals, including the B vitamins, vitamin A and sodium. The supplements, sometimes called liver extract, usually contain dried cow's liver. * Uses: Desiccated liver is used in attempts to ease stress and anxiety, boost energy and performance during workouts, and, less commonly, treat arthritis.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 14, 2014 | By Kate Mather
The co-founder of frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for beating a homeless man with a tire iron, an attack a Los Angeles judge declared "fairly merciless" and "horrendous. " Dressed in an orange, jail-issued jump suit, Young Lee stared straight ahead as Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Henry J. Hall handed down the maximum penalty the 49-year-old faced. A jury in November convicted Lee - who helped found Pinkberry in 2005 but is no longer involved with the company - of assault.
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BUSINESS
February 6, 2013 | By Tiffany Hsu
The cat's in the Monopoly bag, with a new feline token chosen to replace the tiny iron statuette voted out of the popular property-inspired board game this week. Fans of the wheelbarrow and shoe tokens can now breathe easy -- the pieces will stay put, rounding out a Monopoly set that will include the unnamed kitty along with a battleship, a thimble, a top hat, a race car and the ever-popular Scottie Dog. The cat beat out competitors such as a diamond ring, a toy robot, a guitar and a helicopter for the open spot, garnering 31% of the votes for the substitute token.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 13, 2014 | By Wendy Smith
It's almost impossible to put down Jean Hanff Korelitz's riveting new novel for the first 200 pages as it dismantles the comfortable existence of a couples therapist over the course of a few nightmarish weeks. We first meet Grace Reinhart Sachs ensconced in her office, being interviewed by a Vogue writer about her forthcoming book, "You Should Have Known. " This book-within-a-book argues that women get themselves into bad marriages by failing to see the clear signs that were there from the beginning about their spouses' failings.
NEWS
January 10, 2013 | By Joseph Serna
There are only a few times in our lives when we are presented with a choice so big that it will assuredly shape the experiences of every generation to follow. A choice that holds sway over the smallest of details in our children's cherished memories, and that of our chldren's children. This, ladies and gentleman, is one of those times. So please, for our future's sake, don't vote for the iron. In what is the biggest choice facing American consumers since voting to replace the tan M&M with the blue one in 1995, Hasbro is asking Monopoly fans to vote to keep their favorite piece in the current set. The lowest vote-getter will go directly to Monopoly jail, never to return.
HEALTH
September 19, 2005 | Elena Conis
Iron deficiency is the world's most common nutritional deficiency -- as much as two-thirds of the global population may not be getting enough iron, according to the World Health Organization. Among Americans, iron deficiency is much less common, though it's a health risk faced by teen girls, pregnant or dieting women and endurance athletes.
HEALTH
October 7, 2002 | WILLIAM HATHAWAY, HARTFORD COURANT
A growing number of doctors are now convinced that for many people, too much iron in the blood is a bigger health problem than too little. "For years we were getting, 'Rah, rah, the more iron the better.' Now that has changed around completely," said Richard Stevens, a cancer epidemiologist at University of Connecticut Health Center who has studied the potential health risks of elevated levels of iron.
HEALTH
August 6, 2001 | AMANDA URSELL
If your teenage daughter seems to be having more than her fair share of adolescent sulks, the reason may not be hormonal surges alone. John Beard, professor of nutrition at Pennsylvania State University, suspects that a lack of iron in the diet may also be playing a role. His studies have found a "very high relationship" between inadequate iron intake and depression in young girls.
NEWS
September 9, 1992 | ROBERT STEINBROOK, TIMES MEDICAL WRITER
In a study that could lead to revised thinking about heart attacks and diet, Finnish researchers have linked excess amounts of iron in the body to an increased risk of heart attacks in middle-aged men. The study, published in the September issue of the American Heart Assn.'s journal Circulation, is the first of the hundreds of statistical studies of heart disease risk factors to implicate iron.
HEALTH
June 9, 2003 | Dianne Partie Lange
Extra iron may help combat fatigue in women, even if they're not anemic, Swiss researchers have found. In a study of women who complained of being chronically tired -- all of whom were healthy and had normal hemoglobin levels -- researchers found that many had low-normal concentrations of ferritin in their blood. (Ferritin is an iron-storage protein that indicates how much iron is stored in the body.) The researchers randomly divided the 144 women, ranging in age from 18 to 55, into two groups.
BUSINESS
January 25, 2014 | By Lauren Beale
Set on a bluff above the beach and ocean in Long Beach, this Spanish-style villa is rich in architectural details. Trussed and stenciled ceilings in the sunken living room, original wrought iron, classic tile work, interior archways and Moorish alcoves retain the home's 1930 vibe. Location: 7 37th Place, Long Beach 90803 Asking price: $1.625 million Year built: 1930 Architect: Harry Broner House size: Six bedrooms, three bathrooms, 4,435 square feet Lot size: 5,101 square feet Features: Gated street, center hall, den, library/study, breakfast room, family room, wine cellar, French doors, balcony, patio, elevator, three-car garage, ocean and Queen Mary views.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 2014 | By Laura King and Edmund Sanders
JERUSALEM - Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, the iron-willed army general who fought in nearly all of his nation's major wars and spearheaded Jewish settlement of Palestinian territories, then years later presided over Israel's withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, died Saturday. He was 85. The controversial leader, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe stroke in 2006, was moved in 2010 to his ranch in the Negev desert at the request of his family. In September he underwent abdominal surgery, but his condition worsened this month as his organs deteriorated.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 10, 2014 | By Ryan Faughnder
It's official. Jennifer Lawrence's "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" became the highest grossing movie released in 2013 in the U.S. and Canada, hitting an estimated cumulative total of more than $409 million in domestic ticket sales, distributor Lionsgate said on Thursday.  By adding about $493,000 to its domestic take Wednesday night, the dystopian action movie overtook the year's hitherto No. 1 release, Disney's 3-D superhero adventure "Iron Man...
SPORTS
January 7, 2014 | Chris Dufresne
Turn out the lights, the parity's over. The Bowl Championship Series era of equal access and catering to college football's "little guys" ended Monday night at the Rose Bowl when Florida State ended the Southeastern Conference's winning streak. The new playoff format will weed out the weak, make the big conferences richer and the small conferences poorer. Why do you think Chris Petersen finally left Boise State for Washington? There are exciting times ahead for everyone except the Sun Belt Conference and the GoDaddy.com Bowl.
SPORTS
January 3, 2014 | By Gary Klein
Chris Davis' life changed the moment he completed one of the greatest plays in college football history. The Auburn senior rarely walks by a television without seeing a replay of his game-winning return for a touchdown of a field-goal attempt by Alabama in the Iron Bowl in November. Davis became an instant folk hero at Auburn's Jordan-Hare Stadium, which still might be shaking. He received a standing ovation in a geology class. He appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and is constantly posing for pictures and signing autographs as the Tigers prepare for Monday's Bowl Championship Series title game against Florida.
BUSINESS
December 16, 2013 | By Stuart Pfeifer
You've probably never heard of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. And that's a little bit frustrating to David Hannah, who has guided the Los Angeles company to staggering growth since he was named its chief executive 14 years ago. "It seems in Southern California if you aren't in media or entertainment, you don't get noticed," he said. Reliance's business model isn't exactly sexy. The metal service center company buys bulk metal from steel mills, processes it and sells it to machine shops and other businesses.
NEWS
July 30, 1996 | TERENCE MONMANEY, TIMES MEDICAL WRITER
Capping a fervent scientific competition, Bay Area researchers appear to have discovered the faulty gene that causes iron overload disease, a sometimes deadly affliction that often goes unnoticed even though it is among the nation's most common genetic disorders. About 1.5 million Americans, primarily whites of Northern European origin, have a pair of the faulty genes--a copy from each parent--according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
HEALTH
June 22, 1998 | JIM SHEA
Ironing. You have your two camps. You have your Creasers. You have your Wrinkletarians. Creasers are people who see the iron not as mere appliance, but as a divine instrument with which to do good. Creasers are people who iron from the inside out and the socks up, and view anything Sta-prest as not only icky, but just a tad un-American.
NATIONAL
December 2, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
An investigation was underway Monday into the cause of a freight train derailment in southwestern New Mexico that killed the three people onboard. The Southwestern Railroads train carrying iron ore derailed and crashed about three miles outside of Bayard, N.M., around midday Saturday, New Mexico State Police Lt. Emmanuel Gutierrez told the Los Angeles Times. “It's a very mountainous area, rugged terrain,” Gutierrez said. "It's rural, out in the mountains. " Donald White, 38, of Silver City, N.M., Steven Corse, 60, of Paulden, Ariz., and Ann Thompson, 50, of Paulden, were killed in the crash, officials said.
SPORTS
November 26, 2013 | By Chuck Schilken
Katherine Webb is an Auburn graduate who will be cheering for bitter rival Alabama during the Iron Bowl at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday. Of course, that's because she's dating Crimson Tide star quarterback AJ McCarron. But don't expect that to matter much to fired-up Tigers fans who might not take too kindly to the famous model switching sides on them. “Honestly, I don't know what to expect,” Webb told USA Today. “AJ just in his protective nature, we talked about it (Wednesday)
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