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Liver Disease (INACTIVE)

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  • Dock Ellis, former major league pitcher who counseled drug addicts, dies at 63

    Dock Ellis, former major league pitcher who counseled drug addicts, dies at 63
    Dock Ellis, the former major league pitcher who claimed to have thrown a no-hitter while on LSD but later turned his exploits into the basis of an anti-drug crusade and counseling career, died Friday of liver disease at County-USC Medical Center. He was...
  • Monte Clark dies at 72; former USC lineman, Detroit Lions coach

    Monte Clark, a former USC lineman who played in the National Football League and coached the Detroit Lions for seven years, leading them to the playoffs in 1982 and 1983, has died. He was 72. He died Wednesday at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, the...
  • A daring soul

    A daring soul
    I think it's safe to say: There will never be another Evel Knievel. It's highly unlikely that any other human on Earth will attempt so many grandiose stunts with as much verve and swagger, knowing from experience that he is just as likely to break his...
  • Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; founded Transcendental Meditation movement

    Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; founded Transcendental Meditation movement
    Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of the Transcendental Meditation movement, who taught the Beatles to meditate, made "mantra" a household word in the 1970s and built a multimillion-dollar empire on a promise of inner harmony and world peace, died...
  • The Truman show

    The Truman show
    "Dearest Cecil," wrote Truman Capote from Brooklyn on April 19, 1965, addressing his friend, the English photographer and bon vivant Cecil Beaton. The letter is among those collected in "Too Brief a Treat: The Letters of Truman Capote" (Vintage: 512 pp.,...
  • Can a troubled economy actually improve public health?

    Can a troubled economy actually improve public health?
    AS MORE people watch their home equity erode, put off retirement because their nest eggs are taking a dive, and bike or bus to work to save gas money, many are thanking their lucky stars that they still have a job to commute to. Unstable times breed...
  • Adrian Kantrowitz dies at 90; surgeon performed first U.S. heart transplant

    Adrian Kantrowitz dies at 90; surgeon performed first U.S. heart transplant
    Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz, the pioneering cardiovascular surgeon who performed the first U.S. heart transplant, developed a balloon-pumping device that has saved hundreds of thousands of lives and developed mechanical heart-assist devices, died of heart...
  • Dr. Charles S. Lieber dies at 78; researcher demonstrated that alcohol is a liver toxin

    Dr. Charles S. Lieber, who overturned conventional wisdom by demonstrating that alcohol is a toxin that can damage the liver and that alcoholism is a disease that can be treated, died March 1 at his home in Tenafly, N.J. He was 78 and had been battling...
  • Coming soon in the medical arsenal against cancer: vaccines

    Coming soon in the medical arsenal against cancer: vaccines
    It's a deceptively simple idea: What if doctors could recruit the body's own immune system to fight cancer? The complexities of the immune system have kept this from becoming reality, until now. Three cancer vaccines -- for prostate cancer, melanoma and...
  • It's Not Just a Train Trip, It's a State of Mind

    Man, did you see that wigwag back there? You don't see many of those anymore." "And before that, three SW8s on a local … " "And those EMD switchers … " "Gaviota's at 339.5, right?" I catch snippets of this conversation among four casually dressed...