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Sixty years after Henrietta Lacks died of cervical cancer, her cells live on in laboratories around the globe. Collected by Johns Hopkins researchers as she was being treated, the cells grew incessantly — and they've since helped scientists make...
The late Douglas Adams' unstoppably popular 1979 novel, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" (HG2G), is about, among other things, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," "one of the most remarkable books ever to come out of the great publishing...
Show TrackerI can't believe I fell for it. I spent much of the weigh-in doing a "Melissa's gonna get hers!" dance. I was gleefully convinced that it was all going to come crashing down around her ankles -- the gameplaying, the......
Show TrackerDespite everything, "Lighthouse" has ended up being a pretty divisive episode of "Lost." Some of the show's fans and critics loved the episode for tossing out some big picture kind of stuff. Some of the others, though, thought the episode......
The Hero ComplexHarry Houdini was born 136 years ago today. To mark the day, Susan King goes back to look at a life that included a somewhat-forgotten stint as a movie star. He was born Ehrich Weiss on March 24, 1874, to......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSAN DIEGO -- Fourteen-year-old Laura Montero was aboard a cruise ship off Baja California late last week when her appendix ruptured, causing her agonizing pain. The Dawn Princess was out at sea. The ship doctor lacked the anesthesia for an appendectomy....
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VANCOUVER, CANADA -- Paul Potts -- the British cellphone salesman turned singing sensation and YouTube phenom after dazzling skeptical judges with the operatic aria "Nessun Dorma" on "Britain's Got Talent" -- steps onstage at the Vancouver Centre for...
Times Staff WritersDr. Jonathan Heard A full-time surgeon at King/Drew, Heard was faulted in the 1992 death of Sheriff's Deputy Nelson Yamamoto. The deputy had a better than even chance of surviving his gunshot wounds, but Heard administered a lethal combination of heart...
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Times Staff WriterBY 9 p.m. on March 24, 1999, Petra Lamas had spent nearly a day at King/Drew with her ailing 11-year-old daughter, Patricia Arellano. Patricia had been taken to the hospital with abdominal pain, and doctors had removed her appendix early that morning...
Times Staff WriterOn the sultry evening of Aug. 11, 1965, a 21-year-old black man named Marquette Frye was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol at 116th Street and Avalon Boulevard for driving drunk. A crowd gathered. Frye resisted arrest. A patrolman struck him...
Q13 FOX News reporterRudy King is upset with Puyallup’s Good Samaritan Hospital because, he says, his 12-year-old son has a dangerous medical condition that could have been avoided if he had been given a CT scan. King, an emergency room nurse, said Wednesday that...
It’s not just an urban Orioles legend. In the middle of his 50-homer season in 1996, Brady Anderson doubled over with terrible abdominal pain and had to be taken to a hospital in Boston for tests. The diagnosis was appendicitis and he...
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