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Special to the Los Angeles TimesWhen my family doctor called five years ago with the news that my PSA levels had spiked, I hung up the phone and did what all of us do. I panicked. I thought, "So this is how I'm going to die." Then came the delayed second reaction: This can't be right!...
On a recent ski trip, my best friend handed me a flask of cinnamon schnapps. He called it "courage in 100-proof form," and I needed it. I was perched at the edge of a cliff, looking at a 20-foot drop into thigh-deep powder. Nearly a decade ago, when I...
Tags: Internists, Spine, Lower Back Pain, Personal Service, Back Pain
For a recreational runner, there's no rite of passage as masochistic as running a marathon. We ache for the battle scars: chafing, blisters and psychosis brought on by trying to figure out how to use the GPS watch that's supposed to be a training aid. I'...
Ministry of GossipHow did Whitney Houston die? Whitney Houston's cause of death won't be known officially for weeks, but the rumor mill was going full strength Monday with talk about whether prescriptions drugs and alcohol, drowning or even a heart attack caused by a mix...
L.A. at HomeMy hand aches. My back aches. There is no end of aching in sight. But as Thanksgiving approaches, gratitude runs deep. I am thankful for a remarkably generous rain year, for California poppies, for sunflowers, local horse-stable manure so good......
Heart patients who used common pain relievers called NSAIDs even briefly are at much higher risk of having a repeat heart attack or of dying than those who stay away from the drugs, which include such widely used over-the-counter medications as...
Tags: Stroke, Pain, Heart Disease, Pharmaceuticals, Cardiologists
Booster ShotsPerhaps it wasn't those years of listening to rock 'n' roll that damaged my hearing after all. New research suggests that regular use of aspirin, acetaminophen and other analgesics can substantially increase the risk of hearing loss, especially in men.......
Show TrackerKnights! Witches! Swords! Kings! For a moment, I thought that "House" had been preempted in favor of a Heath Ledger movie. Monday's episode, "Knight Fall," started off looking like a period piece until the king whipped out his iPhone to......
She was a 13-year-old honor student. She may or may not have given her friend prescription-strength ibuprofen, though the girl certainly didn't have any on her. An assistant principal, acting on the word of a scared fellow student, brought the eighth-...
Times Staff WritersWASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned physicians to consider alternatives to the popular arthritis drug Celebrex because of new evidence that, like the similar drug Vioxx, removed from the market in September, it doubles the...
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