The Los Angeles Times Articles

Le Petit Petit adds Malibu Native to the brand…

--Published in The Los Angeles Times on February 4, 2011--   Chloe did it with See By Chloe and Marc Jacobs did it with Marc. Now L.A.-based Le Petit Petit, which we  introduced here awhile back, is doing it as well. The brand's Malibu Native -- a less expensive,...

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Le Petit Petit mixes French savoir faire with California cool

Love Parisian fashion but don’t feel like parting with your whimsical, bohemian California girl look just yet? Why not mix the two? At least that’s what former Abercrombie and Fitch designers Logan Weinsieder and Marc Rosenbaum did for their newest clothing label, Le...

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Young and Healthy? Watch the Cholesterol

Young adults out there, take note: The occasional Big Mac, slice of pizza or ice cream cookie binge may be fine — but you'd be wise not to make a habit out of it. Consistently high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL or "bad") cholesterol throughout early adulthood...

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Heart Risks Start Early in Young Adults

Signs of heart disease -- generally thought to be a disease of middle age -- can be seen even in children, cardiologists now know. But risk factors in children and young adults run the risk of being undetected and untreated, largely because of confusion as to who...

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Salt Room Therapy On Shifty Ground

--Published in The Los Angeles Times health section on August 2, 2010-- It's 1 o'clock on a Tuesday afternoon, and Heidi Kling is reading in an all-white room. She's shoeless, but socks protect her feet from the 6 inches of salt that cake the floor. The only objects...

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Effect of Call-Based Counseling Rings True

The therapist-patient relationship is crucial to people battling depression, addiction, weight gain and diabetes. But that relationship might not always have to be in person to be effective. Over the last decade, numerous hospitals and clinics have begun experimenting...

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Stroke Risk May Double in First Hour After Drink

Long day at work? Stressed about paying your bills? How tempting, at such times, to reach for a drink.... If that sounds like you, here's some sobering news from a study published online in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Assn.: The risk of stroke appears to...

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If Whales Could Shout, They Would

--Published on the front page of The Los Angeles Times on July 11, 2010--   In a noisy room, humans will yell to be heard, eventually giving up when communication becomes impossible. Now researchers have found that North Atlantric right whales, too, get louder in...

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