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Double hand transplant recipient Lindsay Aronson Ess, working on her dexterity during a physical therapy session in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Hand, face transplants regulated like other organs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sure your liver or kidney could save someone’s life. But would you donate your hands, or your face? Signing up to become an organ donor may get more complicated than just checking […]

12/26/2013

The HealthCare.gov website. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

Federal data show health disparities among states

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Residents in some parts of the U.S. are signing up for health care coverage at a significantly greater rate than others through the new online insurance marketplaces now operating in […]

12/12/2013

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New prostate cancer study shows benefits of low-fat diet, fish oil

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Men with prostate cancer who ate a low-fat diet and took fish oil supplements showed changes in their cancer tissue that may help prevent disease growth and recurrence, according to a […]

11/18/2013

This photo provided by the Center for American Archaeology on Nov. 12, 2013 shows canine bones buried at the Koster site in Greene County, Ill. (AP Photo/Center for American Archaeology, Del Baston)

Where did dogs first appear? DNA points to Europe

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, scientists have been dogged by this evolution question: Just where did man’s best friend first appear? The earliest known doglike fossils come from Europe. But DNA studies have implicated […]

11/14/2013

This combination of Sept. 10 and 23, 2013 photos provided by NASA shows six comet-like tails radiating from a body in the asteroid belt, designated P/2013 P5. (AP Photo/NASA, ESA, D. Jewitt - UCLA)

Hubble spots strange asteroid with 6 tails of dust

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — This is one strange asteroid. The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a six-tailed asteroid in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Scientists say they’ve never seen […]

11/08/2013

Report: UCLA failed to check faculty bias claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The University of California, Los Angeles has not properly investigated an increasing number of complaints of racial bias among faculty, according to an internal report obtained by a newspaper. The Los […]

10/21/2013

UCLA Medical Center building, Los Angeles (AP Photo)

UCLA failed to check faculty bias claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) – According to a new report, the University of California, Los Angeles has not properly investigated an increasing number of complaints of racial bias among faculty. The Los Angeles Times reports that […]

10/19/2013

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No. 12 UCLA welcomes stiff road test at Utah

After sitting through two byes in the past four weeks, No. 12 UCLA is eager to get a little rhythm going in an otherwise harmonious season. The Bruins (3-0) realize it could be tough to […]

10/02/2013

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UCLA seeks to add football training facility

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – UCLA athletic officials announced a $50 million fundraising campaign today to bankroll a planned football training facility west of the team’s practice field. The facility would include a locker room, training […]

09/24/2013

Mel and Laurie Pasquale, from right, during a vigil for their son former San Clemente High teammate and UCLA wide receiver Nick Pasquale, 20, who died early Sunday after he was hit by a car while walking in a residential San Clemente, Calif. neighborhood. More than 300 honored the beloved football player at San Clemente High on Sept. 8, 2013.  (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Cindy Yamanaka)

No. 13 UCLA has Pasquale in mind moving forward

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The UCLA Bruins have emerged from an emotional week after receiver Nick Pasquale’s death, and they’re determined to make the remaining weeks of their season count. Just one day after the […]

09/17/2013

Jackie Robinson, infielder for the Brooklyn Dodgers, in May of 1952.  (AP Photo)

LA-area street could be named for Jackie Robinson

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are honoring the late Jackie Robinson by proposing to rename a former state highway for the black ball player who broke major league baseball’s color barrier. The state Assembly […]

09/09/2013

Torrey Larson, 18, left, and Troy Fullerton, 17, are overcome with emotion at a vigil for former San Clemente High teammate and UCLA wide receiver Nick Pasquale, 20, who died early Sunday after he was hit by a car while walking in a residential San Clemente, Calif. neighborhood. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Cindy Yamanaka)

No. 16 UCLA copes after death of freshman receiver

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Jim Mora and the 16th-ranked Bruins returned to football practice on Monday for the first time since the death of walk-on receiver Nick Pasquale. The team practiced in preparation […]

09/09/2013

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