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Re "The marijuana measures," Editorial, May 10 Your editorial supporting Measure D mentions medical marijuana as a treatment for glaucoma patients. In my 25 years as a glaucoma sufferer, I have never been prescribed marijuana. In fact, research...
"It's me and Burt against the world." -- Linda Pugach, 2007 With those words, Linda Pugach explained, perhaps as well as anyone could, an unfathomable chain of events. PHOTOS: Linda Pugach | 1937 - 2013 In 1959, she was Linda Riss, a 22-year-old dark-...
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An increase in vision problems that cannot be corrected with lenses may be related to an uptick in diabetes rates over the same period, researchers said Tuesday. The team, led by Dr. David S. Friedman of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine...
George Engelke manages his CVS prescriptions online. If he needs more of a medicine, he orders it. If he's going to be away from his Corona del Mar home, he tells the pharmacy where to send the shipment. He's never asked CVS to automatically refill his...
L.A. NOWSeveral Los Angeles area patients with pre-existing medical conditions expressed relief Thursday as news spread about the Supreme Court decision upholding President Obama's healthcare plan. The law guarantees coverage for patients with conditions that...
With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn. She found it in a small advertisement...
Pop & HissCypress Hill's annual Smokeout returns to the Southland....
Pop & HissGonjasufi premieres his new video for "The Blame" on Pop & Hiss....
Say you wake up tomorrow and decide you want to learn to play tennis. Maybe you like Serena Williams' method of anger management, or perhaps it's Novak Djokovic's backhand you're after. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Toyota Camry: A review of the...
Taking a prescription drug for a cosmetic side effect -- at the risk of other side effects -- may seem risky. But it's a risk that many Americans, mostly women, have shown themselves happy to take. Latisse, originally a glaucoma drug marketed under the...
Tags: Hair and Nails, Health, Personal Service, Allergan Inc., Surgery
Special to The TimesMY MATERNAL grandmother had Alzheimer's disease. Before she died, she forgot our names, our faces and, eventually, how to speak and think.But my grandfather's heartbreak was the most painful to witness. I remember watching the two of them on the sofa...
Don't try this at home: According to New Scientist magazine, a researcher has determined that oven cleaner could be just great for treating ... glaucoma. Oven cleaner in the eye? This sounds, at first blush, like a rather surprising remedy. It also begs...
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