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Entertainment: Ed Krayewski finds little merit in modest arguments for condom use in porn productions.
A moratorium on adult film production in the Los Angeles area was lifted Friday after tests were completed on partners of an adult performer who tested positive for HIV.
The Justice Department is taking over a private whistleblower lawsuit against IPC The Hospitalist Co. Inc., alleging the company overbilled the government’s Medicaid and Medicare programs, the department announced Monday.
Technology: BLife joins field looking to get human mind in shape
Technology: Software developers head in a new direction with products to develop people’s brains.
Shares of Puma Biotechnology Inc. surged 68 percent on Thursday after the cancer drug developer previewed clinical trial results from its lead drug candidate.
City councils in both Los Angeles and Long Beach have voted to restrict sales and use of electronic cigarettes.
Shares of Herbalife Ltd. rose on Tuesday after an appeals court in Belgium handed the Los Angeles supplements company a victory in its battle against charges it runs an unlawful pyramid scheme.
Investment: Capricor says reverse-merger pickup about product partnership
A Beverly Hills biotech company went public late last month in a reverse merger with a struggling Northern California drug developer, but it won’t tap the public markets anytime soon.
Health Care: New owner seeks clean break from cash woes.
Addiction and recovery website TheFix seeks a fresh start after a bankruptcy filing.
ActiveReplay’s Trace tracks moves by outdoor athletes.
ActiveReplay’s Trace tracking device looks to take the spin out of bragged-about moves by surfers and skateboarders.
Cardiovascular therapy developer Capricor Inc. on Thursday announced that it had gone public and changed its name via an all-stock merger with San Mateo-based Nile Therapeutics Inc.
William Stiritz, the head of Midwest cereal giant Post Holdings, has increased his stake in Herbalife Ltd. to 6.4 percent, and not only wants to help grow the Los Angeles nutrition company but help defend it against hedge fund investor William Ackman.
Duarte cancer treatment center City of Hope on Monday opened its full-service cancer center in Lancaster in partnership with Antelope Valley Hospital.
Big-name investor battle over weight-loss product purveyor Herbalife could be nearing a close.
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