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Special to the Los Angeles Times" Breast cancer" is one of the scariest pairs of words a woman can hear. Perhaps that is why so many women opt for the most drastic treatment, a double mastectomy, even when doctors detect a tiny mass that may never cause symptoms. Part of the problem...
The Associated PressPivotal moments in American health care history capped by President Barack Obama's health care law: —1798: The Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen in 1798 marks the beginning of federal involvement in health care. —1854: President...
LOS ANGELES -- A county hospital X-ray technologist fired last August because of his past convictions for rape was rehired a short time later by county health managers to work at an East Los Angeles county health clinic that serves pregnant women,...
Multiple sclerosis patient Marc Fladell and millions like him hope they will benefit when the first major piece of national health reform begins this month. Fladell, 47, needs lots of treatment in his 18-year battle with multiple sclerosis, but he lost...
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