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The End-of-Life Conversation: Why Doctors and Patients Should Have It

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2014 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

It's just as important for patients to control the way they die as the way they live. Physicians have a golden opportunity to do their part by helping patients and families navigate the final leg of life's journey. All they need to do is take the time to have the conversation.

The Healing Power Of Art

Posted 01.31.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Art is many things: beautiful, controversial, funny, expensive. But no matter what it looks like, art has the power to heal us. Since the 1970s, th...

The 'Drop Dead Pork Chops' -- Why Fight Cancer? -- Sunday, July 28, Cal Spirit Food and Wine Festival at PDC

Barbara Lazaroff | Posted 09.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Barbara Lazaroff

Help me finish the fight: July 28th Cal Spirit Festival at the PDC In 2011 shortly before Mother's Day, I wrote about the significance of mothers in ...

Famed Physicist Opens Up During Lab Tour

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 06.10.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES — Stephen Hawking toured a stem cell laboratory Tuesday where scientists are studying ways to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's d...

Alex Trebek 'Up And About' After Heart Attack

AP | Posted 08.25.2012 | TV

NEW YORK — A spokeswoman says "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is "up and about" in a Los Angeles hospital as he recovers from a mild heart attack. ...

'She Makes Me Look Like A Heartless Dumb Pike'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 08.15.2012 | Los Angeles

MALIBU, Calif. — In an elegant white tent at her oceanfront Malibu compound, Barbra Streisand sang and former President Bill Clinton spoke to a ...

For Baby's Sake, Women Considering Home Birth Must Plan and Heed Health, Safety Issues

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

If you're a trend-watcher, there's an intriguing statistical uptick that's worth a second glance and it involves women, their health and where they're giving birth.

Medicine for Your Eyes

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The first time I heard about the importance of having really good works of art displayed in hospitals, I thought to myself, what a strange idea.

Are You Sitting Down? That Inactivity May Impair Your Health

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

A growing body of scientific study, "inactivity research," shows that prolonged sitting can lead to serious health problems, regardless of whether you exercise and are at fighting weight.

With Yoga, Tai-Chi, Balance Expectations, Expand Your Calm, Flexibility

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.19.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Combining movement with meditative practices can help protect your good health -- but let common sense control expectations.

French classics and a note on our car blog

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

One-off 1937 Delahaye 145 race car was broken down to pieces and parts to hide it from Nazis; see below for where you can see it now Recently I had ...

Bill Walton Shines a Light on Chronic Pain

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

Basketball legend Bill Walton is beloved as much for his boundless enthusiasm and quirky individualism as for his hoops heroism. But the class and perseverance he's shown through decades of severe chronic back, leg and foot pain might just top his most courageous courtside achievements.

Judge Rules In Ed McMahon's Favor In Hospital Lawsuit

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Ed McMahon's lawsuit against a hospital and doctors he claims failed to properly diagnose and repair his broken neck has passed a ...