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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJessica Bleaman, 21, responded in 2009 to an ad from 1-800-GET-THIN, the outfit that has been touting weight-loss surgery incessantly in the Southland via broadcast commercials and freeway billboards. Her experience with the gastric-banding purveyors...
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Doe Avedon Siegel Model and stage, film, TV actress Doe Avedon Siegel, 86, a model, actress and young muse for photographer Richard Avedon, died of pneumonia Sunday at Encino Hospital Medical Center, said her daughter-in-law Annette Siegel. Born...
First of two parts He kept thinking that there had been a mistake, that he'd be out in no time. That the system, set into motion by some misunderstanding or act of malice, would soon correct itself. That was before the detective informed him of the...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOutpatient surgery centers in California that perform Lap-Band operations and other procedures will face new scrutiny under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. The legislation requires private accrediting firms to inspect outpatient centers at least once...
Los Angeles TimesThe novels of Richard Zimler shine compelling light on overlooked aspects of history — and along the way they provide plenty of myth and lore to delight any student of esoterica. "The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon" (2000), for instance, describes the...
"I could show you case after case," said Dr. Neil S. Wenger. "I could bet you million-to-1 odds these patients would not want to be in this situation." He was talking about patients in critical condition who are "attached to machines, being kept alive"...
The day after hip surgery, my father asked me to bring him a frozen coffee and something sweet the next morning. I returned to the hospital with a Frappuccino and a doughnut, one or both of which nearly killed him. He began choking and then turned...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesYou know it's tough out there when fashion and beauty executives think that even a model's body isn't good enough to sell clothes or that a celebrity's natural face isn't up to par, even with makeup. The website Jezebel reported in early December that...
Like most big companies, Irvine pharmaceutical giant Allergan Inc. likes to project the image of an upstanding corporate citizen. Indeed, it devotes several pages of its website to its purported good works. Yet it's still proper to ask: When will...
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