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SCIENCE
July 9, 2008 | Thomas H. Maugh II, Times Staff Writer
Medical castration to treat localized prostate tumors does not prolong survival and its side effects far outweigh any potential benefit for most patients, researchers reported today. The technique, which involves using drugs to block the body's production of the male hormone androgen, is a powerful tool when used in conjunction with surgery or radiation for treating aggressive prostate tumors.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 2013 | By Joseph Serna
Monday's morning commute started off horribly for drivers in the San Gabriel Valley when a big rig carrying fruit overturned on the 210, blocking lanes in both directions in Monrovia for most of the morning. The big rig crashed through the center divider just before 5 a.m. near Myrtle Avenue. Three westbound lanes and two eastbound lanes will be blocked until about 9:15 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. Westbound traffic appeared to be backed up to the 605 freeway.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 2012
A video of 97-year-old California doctor E.T. Rulison discussing his end-of life plans is available online, along with previous Steve Lopez columns.
HEALTH
May 25, 2013 | By Karen Ravn
"Prolonged sitting is not what nature intended for us," says Dr. Camelia Davtyan, clinical professor of medicine and director of women's health at the UCLA Comprehensive Health Program. "The chair is out to kill us," says James Levine, an endocrinologist at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. Most of us have years of sitting experience, consider ourselves quite good at it and would swear that nature intended us to do it as much as possible. PHOTOS: 17 ways to fight the inertia, step by step But unfortunately, a good deal of data suggest that we're off our rockers to spend so much time on our rockers - as well as the vast variety of other seats where we're fond of parking our duffs.
SPORTS
July 21, 2007
Exclusive coverage by Times sportswriters, at latimes.com/sports. DAY IN L.A. It's the Great Ankle Mystery Christine Daniels says David Beckham's injury gives the Galaxy all it needs for a great game/reality show. Will he play tonight? What minute will he enter the game? Place your wagers now!
TRAVEL
March 11, 2001
Visit The Times' Web site, where you can read past stories free of charge, plan a vacation and do much more. Some selections from this week's offerings: WEB TRAVEL Use our updated Internet travel guide to filter through the countless Web sites that offer deals on air fares, hotel rooms and car rentals. There's also advice for getting started on your search and advice for help for last-minute travelers: http://www.latimes.com/travel/specials/internet.
TRAVEL
November 11, 2007
CHATTING WITH THE EXPERTS If you're dreading holiday travel this year, check out latimes.com/holidaychat. Deal blogger Jen Leo, deputy travel editor Vani Rangachar and assistant travel editors Jane Engle and Rosemary McClure answer your questions about coping with the travails of the rush. DINING IN OAHU Oahu? Cheap? You must be kidding. Nope, we're not. We found 20 great meals for $20 or less, some in the heart of Waikiki and some just off the beaten path.
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