: ' Los Angeles'

Renewable Solar Energy Looking For A Foothold

  The debate over future sources of electricity is a daily event.  A Wall Street Journal article this week, for instance, was discussing the situation in Japan, a country that has to import all of its [...]

Jewel of an Idea: No Kill Animal Shelters

By Mary Krasn With a soulful gaze that has enchanted commuters, Jewel is a fetching ambassador for No Kill Los Angeles— a groundbreaking campaign to end the euthanasia of thousands of shelter animals launched recently by [...]

Beating Drums Help Relieve Pain of Multiple Sclerosis

Drums are pounding, shakers are rattling, and multiple sclerosis patients are banging away their stress and pain in a “drum circle” in North Hollywood, California. “I think there’s magic in the drum,” says Beth Maldonado, who [...]

Red or White? Choosing the Right Wine Can Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Drinking a glass of red wine could reduce one of the risk factors for breast cancer, according to a new study in the Journal of Women’s Health. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles found [...]

Kobe Bryant Bounces Back from Chronic Pain

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant traveled twice to Germany during the off-season for an innovative medical procedure to relieve chronic pain in his right knee and left ankle. According to a report in the Los [...]

Hospitals Now Using a New System to Track Antibiotics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching an electronic tracking system allowing hospitals to monitor the use of antibiotics. Until now, the CDC was only able to track antibiotic use in doctor’s offices. [...]

Paper, Plastic or E. Coli?

Cities and local governments around the country are banning plastic grocery bags with little awareness that they may be trading an environmental problem for a potential public health threat. Reusable shopping bags, which are replacing single [...]

US Dept of Transportation approves Delta Airlines & Virgin Australia trans-Pacific alliance

Air travelers will enjoy more competition and expanded air travel choices across the Pacific between the United States and Australia, thanks to new alliance between Virgin Australia and Delta Airlines that has just received the stamp [...]

Golden Age of Muslim Civilization science exhibition opens Friday in LA

U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, launched an award-winning exhibition about scientific achievements from the Golden Age of Muslim Civilization, with a special video message at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. The 1001 Inventions [...]

Japan Airlines leases its fourth Boeing 737-846 from Jackson Square Aviation

Jackson Square Aviation (“JSA”) has announced the delivery of its fourth Boeing B737-846 aircraft to Japan Airlines, as part of a long-term operating lease. Senior debt for the aircraft was provided by DVB Bank SE. “We [...]