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L.A. Times Health
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Nail polish heir Robbie Schaeffer jumps on his passion for bicycling lat.ms/1ueGEZS
Gym Rat: Quick, effective workout on Da Vinci BodyBoard at Pilates Studio City lat.ms/1ueBAEZ
Small steps everyone can take to arrive at greater joy lat.ms/1ueoZS4
The loopholes that help bad habits block happiness lat.ms/1uep1t7
From @latimes: Most voters not worried about Ebola threat in California ow.ly/DCgis via @LATerynbrown
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No one measure could help reverse Ebola's course in W. Africa more than burying the dead properly. lat.ms/1zPl68L
A single disgusting image can reveal whether you're liberal or conservative, scientists say: lat.ms/1wK1e3c #science #politics
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RT @skarlamangla: ICYMI: Panic, not Ebola, is the biggest enemy, civic and health leaders say latimes.com/local/californ… via @LATerynbrown
Violent genes: new research identifies two. Could screening for them make us safer? lat.ms/1tPmGnz
A nutrient from the cocoa bean may turn back the clock on age-related memory loss. lat.ms/1wcQ1Iv
Remember those ads: Milk -- it does a body good? Maybe not, says this study from @bmj_company lat.ms/1zfBe27
Ekata is a Western-fitness, Eastern-philosophy, no-TV club lat.ms/12t6BbM
Women's sports clothes that address gender-based challenges lat.ms/12t6xZG
Broga Yoga, Detox Retox and more put guys' twists on yoga lat.ms/1D7yaCy
Opera singer Eric Jordan sings his way through stroke recovery process lat.ms/1D7jJhV
A dietary supplement hailed as a weight-loss miracle proved too good to be true. Whodathunkit? lat.ms/1rp5lMz
Green coffee bean "clinical trial" appears to have had some methodological flaws lat.ms/1rp5lMz
Where are you reading the new California section? We want to see your pix! lat.ms/1w9ousD Use #CaliforniaIsBack
The @CDCgov says medical waste from #Ebola patients should be incinerated. No can do, say CA & other states. lat.ms/1vE0EDP
Medical waste from a single Ebola patient fills 8 55-gallon barrels/day. Where does it go? Hospitals want to know. lat.ms/1vE0EDP
Number of the day: 440. That's how many gallons of medical waste a single Ebola patient generates EACH DAY! lat.ms/1vE0EDP
Healthful food tips for the grab-and-go lifestyle lat.ms/11GMWEO
Try This!: The 'Baby Salutation' stretch, no child required lat.ms/11GMTJh
Ryan Kwanten on sports: 'You name it, and I'll try to compete' lat.ms/1CxuSbt
Clinical trial debunks the conventional wisdom that losing weight quickly is worse than losing it slowly lat.ms/1zdv8ju
Whether you lose weight fast or slow, most dieters gain most of their weight back. Study in @TheLancetEndo lat.ms/1zdv8ju
Crash diets work just as well as slow-and-steady diets. (But neither works all that well in the long run.) lat.ms/1zdv8ju
Data on California Medical patients shows Obamacare is working, @UCLA study finds lat.ms/1EYDbBk
'There have been no reports of dogs or cats becoming sick with #Ebola,' @CDCgov says lat.ms/1vsSnnq
Though dogs have been infected with the Ebola virus, it doesn't seem to make them sick lat.ms/1vsSnnq
Good news, dog & cat owners: There is no evidence your pet will spread Ebola @CDCgov @VetsWSAVA lat.ms/1vsSnnq
ICYMI: Researchers make fecal transplants more convenient by putting poop pills on ice lat.ms/1xLCKFG
First triathlon goal becomes a reality in Goleta lat.ms/1EFzArI
Sean Hannity proves he's a do-and-diet kind of guy lat.ms/1EFv1xv
Running shoes made to fit the shapes of feet lat.ms/1qAM7Cg
Recovery exercises are also a controlled workout lat.ms/1EFjZs9
ICYMI: Falling mortality rates for the U.S.'s top killers mean Americans can expect to live longer than ever lat.ms/1smtnvS
Extremely close-up view of HIV in action reveals a vulnerability in its infamous "spikes." via @montemorin lat.ms/1yQFg1x
This mouse study from @UCBerkeley suggests grapefruit may be nature's diabetes drug. via @PLOSONE lat.ms/1si87rS
Grapefruit juice helped mice avoid gaining weight from fatty foods & helped obese mice slim down a bit. lat.ms/1si87rS
Scientists use powerful microscopes to observe weaponry of HIV in action. Findings offer hope for HIV vaccine lat.ms/1yQFg1x
Mice who drank grapefruit juice gained less weight on high-fat diet than mice who drank sugar water. @PLOSONE lat.ms/1si87rS
In school success, do home and classroom environment trump heritable traits like intelligence and determination? Not even close....
Would you want to know if Alzheimer's is in your near future? A new test could help tell. lat.ms/1sat8Vu
Which comes first, sexting or sex? New study is first to answer that question with data, via @AmerAcadPeds lat.ms/1yImM3j
Nobel prize honors 3 decades of brain research on how we navigate space, and hints at so many more mysteries. lat.ms/1xgx5Hj
The @NobelPrize winners' work on the GPS system in the brain helped scientists understand Alzheimer's lat.ms/1vJ2nGx
Disease detectives on the hunt to confine Ebola virus latimes.com/nation/la-na-e…
Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress lat.ms/1Eb2H5M
A dose of websites for wellness seekers lat.ms/1pO4ymF