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Virgin Galactic is already offering $200,000 tickets to intrepid tourists who want to take a suborbital flight on a craft called SpaceShipTwo. Start-up Golden Spike announced earlier this month that it would offer round trips to the moon for two...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA technician mistakes an "a" for an "o" in a drug name. A doctor misplaces a decimal point in a prescription order. A nurse reaches for a vial in a cabinet as she's done hundreds of times before, only this time the light is dim and she fails to notice...
Dr. Willem Kolff, the Dutch physician and tinkerer who built the first kidney dialysis machine from cellophane, Ford auto parts and other scraps and in the process saved the lives of millions, died from natural causes Wednesday at a Philadelphia care...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCedars-Sinai Medical Center's handling of high-risk drugs placed its pediatric patients in immediate jeopardy of harm, the state said Wednesday in its response to an overdose involving the newborn twins of actor Dennis Quaid. In a 20-page report, the...
Special to The TimesThe numbers can be worrisome -- 1 out of 10 hospitalized patients picks up an infection or suffers some kind of mistake while in the hospital, statistics show. And the stories are frightening -- Dennis Quaid's newborn babies were given a huge overdose...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBefore actor Dennis Quaid went to bed Nov. 18, he gave one last call to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where his newborn twins were being treated for staph infections. "Oh, they're fine," Quaid recalled a nurse telling him about 9 p.m. "They're just fine."...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersTesting has turned up possible irregularities in some samples of a blood thinner linked to several deaths and hundreds of life-threatening reactions, a spokeswoman for Baxter Healthcare Corp. said Thursday. The disclosure comes amid mounting questions...
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LABOR Walgreen settlement wins OK A federal judge has signed off on Walgreen Co.'s plan to pay $24 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit alleging racial bias at the nation's largest drugstore chain. About 10,000 past and present black Walgreen workers will...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterActor Dennis Quaid and wife Kimberly sued a leading blood-thinner manufacturer Tuesday, saying the labeling and design of the product led to a massive overdose of their newborn twins last month at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The Quaids' babies, Thomas...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WritersThe case of actor Dennis Quaid's newborn twins, who were reportedly given 1,000 times the intended dosage of a blood thinner at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, underscores one of the biggest problems facing the healthcare industry: medication errors. At...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — A subsidiary of India's largest pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay a record $500 million in fines and penalties for selling adulterated drugs and lying to federal regulators in a case that is part of an ongoing crackdown on...
Premium Health News ServiceDON'T IGNORE "MILD" STROKES Many people at risk for heart attack are also at higher risk for stroke, since the underlying disease process--atherosclerosis--can block blood flow to the brain, just as it does in the heart. Although many people know that...
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