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"In Scotland, death is considered imminent; in Canada, it's considered inevitable. In California, death is considered optional." Ian Morrison, a Scottish-born futurist and healthcare consultant, was joking when he said those words. But not entirely....
Step away from the beer pong table! College binge drinking may leave you with more than just embarrassing memories and excruciating hangovers. In a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers found that four...
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...
A former clinic owner in the Los Angeles area has made Medicare's list of most-wanted fugitives after bilking the federal program for $1.2 million, authorities said. Federal investigators said Won Suk Lee, 44, was an acupuncturist and owner of two...
L.A. NOWAdolf Baguma, a Ugandan orphan unable to walk on his severely burned legs, got an incredible gift this year: Well-wishers from the United States brought him to the Grossman Burn Center in Los Angeles. After two surgeries, Baguma's legs are......
NEW DELHI -- Minutes after the suspects were whisked past reporters into a closed court, the high-profile trial of five men accused of the rape and murder of a 23-year old physiotherapy student opened Thursday. The woman and her 28-year-old male friend,...
Tags: Prisons, Criminals, Judges, Juvenile Delinquency, Trials
Left-handed reliever Scott Elbert is unlikely to be ready for opening day after he underwent elbow surgery for the second time in four months on Wednesday. Elbert, 27, will start physical therapy in three days but won’t resume throwing for six...
George H.W. Bush, the nation’s oldest former president, could be released this week from a Texas hospital after nearly two months of treatment, according to a family spokesman. Bush, 88, could be released from Methodist Hospital in Houston, if ...
Andrew Fabella, are you out there? Please report to post-op at Keck Hospital of USC early Monday morning. I'm coming back to have the other knee done. That's right, folks, I'm kicking off the new year by getting a partial right knee replacement...
It was nearly a year ago that Philip Browning was named head of Los Angeles County's Department of Children and Family Services. He accepted the post with some reluctance — the department has a history of controversy, and has been battered again and...
NEW DELHI – Protracted shouting by lawyers insisting that suspects in a high-profile gang rape case don’t deserve legal representation marked the first court appearance Monday of five defendants and raised concerns among legal and human-rights...
Tags: Death Penalty, Judges, India, Defendants, Prosecution
Southern California has so much to offer — hiking, surfing and playing on the beach are just a few of the ways we can stay in shape, enjoy the great weather and avoid being cooped up in the gym. The abundance of locally grown fruits and vegetables...
Tags: Health Treatments
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