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  • Lawyer compares judge attack case to Salem Witch trials

    Lawyer compares judge attack case to Salem Witch trials
    A lawyer for a judge on trial for allegedly shoving a woman after a dispute over a bag of dog waste compared the case to the Salem Witch trials on Wednesday and accused the Los Angeles city attorney's office of unethically pursuing his client....
  • Lawyer for judge accused of injuring woman calls case a 'witch trial'

    Lawyer for judge accused of injuring woman calls case a 'witch trial'
    Lawyers in the battery trial of a Los Angeles County judge accused of shoving a woman after a dispute over a bag of dog waste clashed in court Wednesday during testy closing arguments, with the prosecutor suggesting the judge could be mentally ill and the...
  • A costly pain in the neck, and what it says about healthcare in the U.S.

    A costly pain in the neck, and what it says about healthcare in the U.S.
    After a weeklong stay, the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix sent me on my way on Jan. 5 with five stitches, a titanium alloy plate in my neck and a hard plastic Ă–ssur Miami J cervical collar that will remain on my neck until late March. A few...
  • O.C. doctor accused by medical board to give up license

    SAN FRANCISCO — More than four years after a 52-year-old psychiatric patient was left with a broken neck for five hours on the floor of her room at Metropolitan State Hospital, the physician responsible for her care has agreed to give up his...
  • As Israeli doctors aid Syrians, humanitarianism trumps geopolitics

    As Israeli doctors aid Syrians, humanitarianism trumps geopolitics
    SAFED, Israel — The 9-year-old Syrian boy with no legs wheeled himself down a bright hospital corridor, stopping to accept a pain pill from one nurse and a high-five from another. He has been here for a month, ever since a Syrian government...
  • NFL concussion rates are lower at higher altitudes, study finds

    NFL concussion rates are lower at higher altitudes, study finds
    Here’s one solution to the National Football League’s concussion problem: Stop playing at sea level. Researchers have found that concussion rates are about 30% lower in games played at higher altitudes. The finding was based on an analysis...
  • Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88

    Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88
    In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
  • Report criticizes L.A. County spending on emergency medical services

    Report criticizes L.A. County spending on emergency medical services
    State auditors reported Thursday that Los Angeles County cannot prove it has properly used money from a special tax to provide emergency medical services. Auditors examined the county's use of revenue from Measure B, a parcel tax approved by voters in...
  • Making butane hash a lethal mix in home drug labs

    Making butane hash a lethal mix in home drug labs
    The "chef" hunkered over a batch of hash oil he was making in a kitchen in Redondo Beach, using a common but extremely dangerous method known as "open blasting." The 26-year-old meticulously stirred and heated the marijuana extract into the highest...
  • To help rein in healthcare costs, give 'narrow networks' a try

     To help rein in healthcare costs, give 'narrow networks' a try
    In an effort to cut costs, many insurers in the new state health insurance exchanges are offering plans with "narrow networks" that include fewer doctors and hospitals — particularly the costlier ones with famous names, such as Cedars-Sinai. The...
  • Ailments related to synthetic marijuana likely to rise, experts say

    Ailments related to synthetic marijuana likely to rise, experts say
    It's been labeled incense, potpourri and herbal smoking blend, and it's sold over the counter with brand names like Black Mamba, K2 and Spice. Though synthetic marijuana has, until recently, triggered relatively few emergency room admissions, a sudden...