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April 25, 1988 | GAYLE YOUNG, Young is a science writer for United Press International.
In the 1950s, anthropologists who traveled to Australia to study the aborigines reported that the men bonded with each other and kept their women at bay with secret ceremonies and dazzling displays of magic they said came from the gods. It was not until a woman anthropologist recently studied the same peoples that it was learned that aborigine women knew the magic was a hoax, indulgently humored the men and had a good laugh about it behind their backs.
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July 14, 2002 | ROSIE MESTEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For many women, it felt like a slap in the face. They had been given hormones for years at menopause to gain relief from hot flashes and night sweats. But as the years went by they were told something far grander: By continuing to take the drugs well past menopause, they could not only lessen their risk of osteoporosis but also possibly of heart disease, the leading cause of death for women. Now it seems the promise was not so bright.
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SPORTS
June 28, 1990 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Angelica Gavaldon won her second-round match Wednesday at Wimbledon, which means she soon will be kneeling in the bathtub again. It was a routine day for Gavaldon, the 16-year-old from Coronado, Calif., who beat Sara Gomer, 7-5, 0-6, 7-5, then reaffirmed her position as possibly the quirkiest player in tennis. In her first season as a professional, Gavaldon has proved to be a veteran of superstitions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1991
The debate over abortion in this country has been described as the politics of symbolism. The symbols invoked are powerful and jarring: aborted fetuses, bloody coat hangers and chanting protesters who block public access to medical clinics.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1988 | From Associated Press
Fit or fat? Women don't have to choose one or the other, according to researchers at Oregon State University. They can be both. During a nine-month study, 15 overweight women ate less fat and exercised regularly but not strenuously. Only six lost weight, but 11 in the group improved their health-risk factors. Blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure dropped, and aerobic capacity increased. Collaborating on the study were Jane Moore and James E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1991
The debate over abortion in this country has been described as the politics of symbolism. The symbols invoked are powerful and jarring: aborted fetuses, bloody coat hangers and chanting protesters who block public access to medical clinics.
SCIENCE
July 14, 2002 | ROSIE MESTEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For many women, it felt like a slap in the face. They had been given hormones for years at menopause to gain relief from hot flashes and night sweats. But as the years went by they were told something far grander: By continuing to take the drugs well past menopause, they could not only lessen their risk of osteoporosis but also possibly of heart disease, the leading cause of death for women. Now it seems the promise was not so bright.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 1990 | JANNY SCOTT, TIMES MEDICAL WRITER
Women are nearly twice as likely as men to die from a common form of coronary artery surgery--a fact that researchers now suspect reflects a tendency among physicians to neglect heart disease symptoms in women.
NEWS
February 11, 2007 | Erika Niedowski, Baltimore Sun
Dressed in black, Vladimir Rakovsky glides around with the air of a guru -- albeit a self-appointed one -- as he holds forth before a group of admiring students on the virtues of womanly wiles. This softly lighted room on the second floor of a Moscow theater is as appropriate a place as any to stage a master class for women on how to act -- literally -- to get men, and what they want from men.
SPORTS
December 1, 2000
ACADEMICS Five members of the UC Irvine women's cross-country team received Academic All-Big West honors. Seniors Allyson Kulak, a psychology/social behavior major from Fullerton, and Kareen Nilsson, an English/drama major from Chino Hills, were among those honored. To qualify, student-athletes must have at least a 3.2 grade-point average, at least sophomore standing and have competed in at least 50% of a team's contests.
SPORTS
June 28, 1990 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Angelica Gavaldon won her second-round match Wednesday at Wimbledon, which means she soon will be kneeling in the bathtub again. It was a routine day for Gavaldon, the 16-year-old from Coronado, Calif., who beat Sara Gomer, 7-5, 0-6, 7-5, then reaffirmed her position as possibly the quirkiest player in tennis. In her first season as a professional, Gavaldon has proved to be a veteran of superstitions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 1990 | JANNY SCOTT, TIMES MEDICAL WRITER
Women are nearly twice as likely as men to die from a common form of coronary artery surgery--a fact that researchers now suspect reflects a tendency among physicians to neglect heart disease symptoms in women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1988 | From Associated Press
Fit or fat? Women don't have to choose one or the other, according to researchers at Oregon State University. They can be both. During a nine-month study, 15 overweight women ate less fat and exercised regularly but not strenuously. Only six lost weight, but 11 in the group improved their health-risk factors. Blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure dropped, and aerobic capacity increased. Collaborating on the study were Jane Moore and James E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 1988 | GAYLE YOUNG, Young is a science writer for United Press International.
In the 1950s, anthropologists who traveled to Australia to study the aborigines reported that the men bonded with each other and kept their women at bay with secret ceremonies and dazzling displays of magic they said came from the gods. It was not until a woman anthropologist recently studied the same peoples that it was learned that aborigine women knew the magic was a hoax, indulgently humored the men and had a good laugh about it behind their backs.
NEWS
January 5, 1995 | LORENZA MUNOZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The health, education and general welfare of women and girls around the world and in Los Angeles will be discussed at a Jan. 13 conference at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The conference, "Girls and Women: An Investment in the Future," is being organized by the Los Angeles chapter of UNICEF, a United Nations children's advocacy group, with support from the Los Angeles City Commission on the Status of Women and the YWCA.
HEALTH
September 22, 1997 | MARTIN MILLER
Tired of running in circles? Well, you can now break the monotony and run in ellipses. That's right, gyms all over town are adding elliptical machines to their arsenal of workout hardware. Like its StairMaster and treadmill cousins, the new cardiovascular contraptions are easy on the joints but tough on leg muscles, and you can even work on your glutes or quads. Science Explains Women and Cuddling Attention, martians (men). Ever wonder why venusians (women) like to cuddle after sex?
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