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  • Businesses gather more information than they need from consumers

    Businesses gather more information than they need from consumers
    Moira Hahn, like many consumers, always took it for granted that businesses wanted as much of her personal information as they could get. She didn't really start thinking about how such practices could come back to bite her until she became one of the...
  • L.A. hospitals gird for rise in flu cases

    L.A. hospitals gird for rise in flu cases
    Despite a statewide drop in reported influenza cases, Los Angeles hospitals are preparing for this year's season to worsen in the coming weeks, fearful of the deadly H1N1 "swine flu" virus strain that is to blame for most of this year's flu deaths. H1N1...
  • Guns sent 20 children to U.S. hospitals every single day, study finds

    Guns sent 20 children to U.S. hospitals every single day, study finds
    Twenty children or adolescents were hospitalized for firearm-related injuries every day in 2009, and 453 died of their wounds, a new report says. The study provides one of the most comprehensive recent efforts to tally the number of children hurt...
  • Brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman taken off life support

    Brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman taken off life support
    After a bitter legal battle that became a touchstone in the abortion debate, a pregnant, brain-dead woman was removed from life support Sunday as a Texas hospital agreed to comply with a court order. Marlise Munoz's body was to be turned over to her...
  • Letters: California's emergency situation

    Re "State gets F in speedy ER care," Jan. 20 California is slowly improving in its support for emergency care but still ranks near the bottom of the country in access to such case. According to a just-released state-by-state report card on America's...
  • Texas hospital removes brain-dead pregnant woman from life support

    Texas hospital removes brain-dead pregnant woman from life support
    A Texas hospital today removed a brain-dead pregnant woman from life support and was expected to give the body to her family, attorneys for her husband said. Marlise Muñoz, 33, had been on life support for about two months at John Peter Smith Hospital...
  • What's at issue in Texas battle over brain-dead pregnant woman

    What's at issue in Texas battle over brain-dead pregnant woman
    Eyes today focus on a Fort Worth courtroom that finds itself at the intersection of a family's desire and Texas law as the fate of a brain-dead woman and the status of her fetus are debated. State District Judge R.H. Wallace will hear arguments...
  • Pregnant, brain-dead Texas woman taken off life support

    Pregnant, brain-dead Texas woman taken off life support
    A brain-dead Texas woman who was 22 weeks pregnant was removed from life support Sunday, and her body was expected to be turned over to her family, attorneys for her husband announced. Marlise Muñoz, 33, had been on life support for about two months...
  • Ambulances: Basic info about a service you may take for granted

     Ambulances: Basic info about a service you may take for granted
    Few of us expect to find ourselves riding in the back of an ambulance, yet in 2012 nearly 600,000 people in Los Angeles County were transported to hospital emergency rooms. And that's just in response to 911 calls. But how does it work? Where do they...
  • John 'Papa' Maloney dies at 91; South Gate butcher, school benefactor

    John 'Papa' Maloney dies at 91; South Gate butcher, school benefactor
    With rock-hard hands and a sunny grin, John "Papa" Maloney wrapped steaks, cut chops and let a thousand flowers bloom. Just down the street from his butcher shop in gritty South Gate, Maloney planted truckload after truckload of red and white rose...
  • Review: Hearts hang in the balance of 'Like Father, Like Son'

    Review: Hearts hang in the balance of 'Like Father, Like Son'
    "Like Father, Like Son" is a deceptively simple title for a film of considerable emotional complexity. Its children-switched-at-birth story sounds schematic, but what we see on screen is both meaningful and deeply moving. If you are familiar with the...