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  • Back pain: Doctors increasingly ignore clinical guidelines

    Back pain: Doctors increasingly ignore clinical guidelines
    Doctors have increasingly ignored clinical guidelines for the treatment of routine back pain by prescribing powerful and addictive narcotics instead of other recommended painkillers and by recommending unwarranted diagnostic imagery, according to a new...
  • Booster Shots blog: More heart disease research news

    Booster Shots blog: More heart disease research news
  • Randy Travis released from hospital

    Randy Travis released from hospital
    After spending much of July in critical condition with congestive heart failure and a stroke, country singer Randy Travis has finally left the hospital. The 54-year-old country star was admitted to the hospital in Plano, Texas, after suffering fromĀ ...
  • UCLA Health's 'recesses' help keep employees motivated

     UCLA Health's 'recesses' help keep employees motivated
    UCLA Health encourages a little goofing off on company time. But inefficiency is the last thing on the agenda. At least three days a week, employees from 10 departments at UCLA Health facilities gather as the music gets cranked up for a 10-minute...
  • ‘I’m alive …’

     
    In the Spring of 2012, a car accident left teenager Mika Fleming in a coma for almost a month. After a year of rehabilitation, physical therapy, homeschooling and patience, Mika has returned to school for her senior year....
  • Four sentenced to death in India gang-rape case

    Four sentenced to death in India gang-rape case
    NEW DELHI -- An Indian court Friday sentenced four men to death in the December rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus, one of the nation’s most closely watched legal decisions in recent history. The judge announced...
  • How a 'million-dollar patient' got off a medical merry-go-round

    How a 'million-dollar patient' got off a medical merry-go-round
    For more than two decades, Wanda Remo has battled one illness after another. Asthma, chronic lung disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, depression, chronic pain, strokes. Specialists treat her lungs, her heart and her joints. Her...
  • Elite NFL players come back quickly from injuries

     Elite NFL players come back quickly from injuries
    It's an award that any NFL player would be proud of, but none would choose to endure. Comeback player of the year. The field is especially crowded this season, with an inordinate number of standout players returning from season-ending injuries, the...
  • Dr. Jacquelin Perry dies at 94; polio specialist

    Dr. Jacquelin Perry dies at 94; polio specialist
    The country was in the grip of a polio epidemic in the 1950s when orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacquelin Perry began performing spinal surgeries in Downey that helped paralyzed survivors of the disease regain mobility. When some of the same patients...
  • Ultra-runner Scott Jurek on training and diet

    Ultra-runner Scott Jurek on training and diet
    Scott Jurek is a nice guy who exhibits none of the sanctimonious proselytizing that vegans sometimes do. He's also a guy who gave up a fast-food burger diet and runs what many consider to be obscenely long distances. How long? In 2010, he ran an...
  • City ordered to pay $5.7 million in police shooting

     
    A jury Friday ordered the city of Los Angeles to pay $5.7 million to a man who was shot and paralyzed by police after he fled the scene of a gang shooting. Although the payout, which could reach about $6.5......