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Schizophrenia (INACTIVE)

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  • Mandela memorial's interpreter tells of schizophrenic episode onstage

     Mandela memorial's interpreter tells of schizophrenic episode onstage
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — He was standing just a few feet from arguably the world's most powerful leader, President Obama, at the memorial service for arguably the world's most beloved man, Nelson Mandela. It was the greatest moment of his...
  • Review: 'Bettie Page Reveals All' shows another side of the pin-up

    Review: 'Bettie Page Reveals All' shows another side of the pin-up
    In the kicky documentary "Bettie Page Reveals All," the 1950s cult pin-up gal with the trademark bangs is called "the first icon of her nature," "an extraordinary creature" and a "revolutionary." But according to Page herself, who was captured in an...
  • Kelly Thomas case: Trial for two Fullerton police officers to start

    Kelly Thomas case: Trial for two Fullerton police officers to start
    The trial of two Fullerton police officers accused in the fatal beating of Kelly Thomas is set to get underway Monday. Former Fullerton officer Manuel Ramos, 39, is charged with second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. Former Cpl. Jay...
  • Kelly Thomas case: Jury will be our 'voice and conscience,' DA says

    Kelly Thomas case: Jury will be our 'voice and conscience,' DA says
    What started as a routine encounter between a homeless man and Fullerton police officers escalated so quickly that within 30 minutes man was sprawled in the streets in “a pool of his own blood, unconscious and dying,” Orange County’s...
  • The L.A. Times editorial board's lonely defense of Obamacare

    The L.A. Times editorial board's lonely defense of Obamacare
    Here's something you don't see every day: the Los Angeles Times editorial board parting company with President Obama on Obamacare. OK, so I'm exaggerating. The Times' board criticized several aspects of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care...
  • Obamacare: Don't be selfish and shortsighted, buy a better plan

    Obamacare: Don't be selfish and shortsighted, buy a better plan
    In an effort to placate angry (and shortsighted) Americans, President Obama announced Thursday that they could keep their substandard health insurance plans for another year so long as insurers were still willing to offer them. Never mind that these...
  • Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.2 billion for illegal drug marketing

    Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.2 billion for illegal drug marketing
    Johnson & Johnson will pay more than $2.2 billion in criminal and civil fines for marketing drugsĀ Risperdal, Invega and Natrecor for uses they weren't approved for, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday. The settlement, one the largest...
  • A giant biblical mystery

    A giant biblical mystery
    Malcolm Gladwell's new book, "David and Goliath," arrogantly assumes that modern readers understand the data in the Bible better than those who provided it, and insupportably attributes the biblical giant Goliath's defeat to a medical disorder, wrote Joel...
  • Slaying a biblically bad idea

     Slaying a biblically bad idea
    How did David defeat Goliath? According to the Bible, it was because God was on his side. But according to Malcolm Gladwell, it was largely because Goliath had a disorder known as acromegaly, a tumor on the pituitary gland. This disorder, identified...
  • It's a crime to house the mentally ill this way

    It's a crime to house the mentally ill this way
    If you routinely hear voices, hallucinate, sink into suicidal depression or suffer inescapable torment, Los Angeles has a place for you. The county jail. On Monday, the jail held 3,200 inmates diagnosed with a mental illness and accused of a crime....
  • Early intervention would keep more out of L.A. County Jail's snake pit

    Early intervention would keep more out of L.A. County Jail's snake pit
    L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca has no medical background, but he is the de facto administrator of what he calls "the nation's largest mental hospital." "This is the system," he said, drawing a box on a piece of paper in his Monterey Park office last week....