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WHEN PEOPLE ask me why I'm so negative, I always tell them I'm simply looking out for my best interests and everyone else's. Like instant mashed potatoes (which, let's face it, are often better than real mashed potatoes), negativity gets a bad rap....
Tags: Sociology, Society, Thomas Jefferson, Health, Philosophy
M. GREGG BLOCHE is professor of law at Georgetown University, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a visiting professor of law at UCLA.Should smokers, brie eaters and bungee jumpers bear the higher health insurance costs they inflict on others through their risky behavior? It's long been the American way to charge for healthcare — and medical coverage — without regard for...
Times Staff WriterHelen Jones, a thrifty Yucaipa widow whose legal case came to highlight the failings of the state's conservatorship system, died Tuesday of pneumonia and other complications, according to relatives. She was 88. Jones fled her impoverished Nebraska...
MANUEL S. KLAUSNER, founder of the Reason Foundation, is a lawyer in Los Angeles. He filed the Reason Foundation's amicus brief in the Supreme Court medical marijuana case of Gonzales vs. Raich.IN THE FICTIONAL world of the hit show "24," federal law enforcement agencies are pouring every last resource into the search for a nuclear terrorist in Los Angeles. In the real world, federal agents apparently have so much free time that they can dress...
Times Staff WriterDr. Hugo Moser, the prominent neurologist who was vilified in the movie "Lorenzo's Oil" but who was known as a compassionate and energetic researcher by the parents of hundreds of children with the rare neurological disease known as adrenoleukodystrophy,...
Special to The TimesIn the fall of 2005, psychiatrist J. Anderson Thomson Jr. was treating an 18-year-old college freshman whom he describes as "intensely depressed, feeling suicidal and doing self-cutting." A few years before, Thomson says, he would have interpreted her...
Tags: Anxiety, Education, Biology, Medical Research, Suicide
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOysterman Jim Aguiar had never had to deal with the bacterium Vibrio parahaemolyticus in his 25 years working the frigid waters of Prince William Sound. The dangerous microbe infected seafood in warmer waters, like the Gulf of Mexico. Alaska was way...
Today's debate focuses on the experience of Massachusetts with its own individual-mandate health reform plan. Previously, Wright and Zingale discussed the basics of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's healthcare initiative, the wisdom of using insurance as the...
Tags: Consumers, Medical Services, Heart Disease, Insurance, Health
Times Staff WriterAfraid that a population explosion among squirrels in a city park could pose a public health risk, Santa Monica officials are ready to try a proven method of dealing with the problem: birth control shots. Plans call for squirrels in Palisades Park to...
Whenever Cole Cook of Palisades starts tiring from doing push-ups or detects frustration building while pitching, he allows lessons learned from his brother, Niles, to take over his mind and body. Cook stops complaining and starts fighting back. He...
Tags: Education, High Schools, Leukemia, Health, Sports
Times Staff WritersCHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- John Edwards on Thursday stood beside his wife, Elizabeth, at the site of their wedding reception 30 years ago and said some of the most painful words a human being can utter: "Her cancer is back." With that, the 2008 presidential...
Times Staff WriterPhysicist Paul C. Lauterbur, who received a 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for giving physicians the ability to look inside the human body without using harmful radiation, died Tuesday at his home in Urbana, Ill. He was 77 and had been...
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