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  • Office workers trained in CPR make life-or-death difference

     Office workers trained in CPR make life-or-death difference
    On the morning of July 10, attorney Jerald Gale was reading an e-mail in his office on the 20th floor of a Koreatown high-rise. That's the last thing the 58-year-old husband, father and avid cyclist remembers before losing consciousness.
  • Joe Paterno dies at 85; transformed Penn State into football power

    During a six-decade career, Joe Paterno transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power, creating a legacy that no one thought could be beaten — or tarnished. But the Ivy League-educated coach who demanded that his players...

    Chorus of voices grows stronger for 'death with dignity'

    Chorus of voices grows stronger for 'death with dignity'
    The bullet that Larry Robert Broman used to kill himself went clean through his head and into the wall. No one had expected him to do it. Not his ex-wife, who had remained close to him. And not their two grown daughters. It happened early on the...

    Anthem policy on propofol for colonoscopies may be shortsighted

    Anthem policy on propofol for colonoscopies may be shortsighted
    There is perhaps no better metaphor for the painful relationship between patients and our for-profit healthcare system than the fact that Anthem Blue Cross thinks you don't need anesthesia for a colonoscopy. It's not "medically necessary," the insurer...

    No longer the Greatest Generation's VA

    No longer the Greatest Generation's VA
    Just in time for Veterans Day, the embattled secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric K. Shinseki, announced last week that his department had reduced its backlog of overdue disability claims from more than 600,000 in March to about 400,000. "The trend...