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Here's how to calculate your heart's age

Heart disease is the leading cause of death, but often preventable

About 69 million Americans are not as young at heart as they believe they are, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.

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Guitarist granny still rocking at 76

Beverly Watkins is a 76-year-old blues guitarist

From outside Blind Willie's, a small club in Atlanta, a scorching guitar solo can be heard over a blues chord progression one evening in July.

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Is early breast cancer overtreated?

More than 60,000 women diagnosed with Ductal carcinoma in situ annually

More than 60% of all women over 40 in the United States have had a mammogram in the past two years. And 20% of mammograms detect something called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS -- also known as Stage 0 breast cancer.

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Wiz Khalifa: I was arrested for riding a hoverboard

Rapper Wiz Khalifa is claiming his use of a "Back to the Future"-esque hoverboard got him in big trouble with customs in Los Angeles.

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Videos fight gun violence

Scholarship rewards students

A contest was announced Tuesday for Southland high school students to produce videos on "the negative effects of gun violence on youth and the positive actions youth are taking to reduce it."

Police Commission cut short

Activists lash out at second meeting

Tensions flared at the Police Commission meeting Tuesday as local Black Lives Matter activists lashed out at commissioners, who took a brief recess and later cut short a public comment period due to outbursts from the audience and public speakers.

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City to settle DWP billing case

City officials have agreed to pay $44 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) of over-billing thousands of its customers for water, electricity and other utility services, attorneys announced today.

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LAUSD schools back in session

It may still feel like summer outside, but thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District students headed back to class Tuesday for the first day of school.

Fewer Uninsured

The number of Californians aged 19 to 64 without health insurance declined by more than 15 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to survey data released today by UCLA.

L.A. County Housing Authority settles Antelope Valley discrimination case

Black Section 8 voucher holders turned away from Lancaster, Palmdale

The Housing Authority of Los Angeles County will pay about $2 million to resolve allegations of Section 8 housing discrimination in the Lancaster and Palmdale areas as part of a recently announced settlement involving the cities, county and federal officials.

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