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Show TrackerHouse has something in common with the Patient of the Week, a 33-year-old waitress named Nadia. She has a photographic memory. House has a pornographic memory. A match made in â¦ I canât remember how the saying goes. Tip oâ......
Eugene Goldwasser, the biochemist who isolated and purified the anti- anemia protein erythropoietin — arguably the most important biological drug since insulin — died Friday at his home in Chicago of kidney failure associated with prostate...
Gary Coleman, who soared to fame in the late 1970s as the child star of the hit sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" and whose post-TV-series life included a stint as a shopping mall security guard and an unlikely run for California governor, died Friday. He was...
When Lucille Clifton was a girl in the 1940s, she saw her mother burning poems in their furnace. A grade-school dropout who loved words and wrote traditional verse, her mother had an offer to publish her work in a book, but her husband and children...
Ralph F. Hirschmann, the leader of one of two teams that first broke through the seemingly unbreachable wall between chemistry and biology by synthesizing an enzyme -- a key component of life -- in the laboratory, died June 20 at his home in Lansdale, Pa....
Associated PressFormer President Guillermo Endara, who led Panama to democracy after the U.S. invasion that toppled dictator Gen. Manuel Noriega, died Monday. He was 73. Endara, who governed from 1989 to 1994, died at his home in Panama City. His cardiologist, Dr....
It is no secret that nurses played a central role in the collapse of Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center. At the troubled hospital near Watts, registered nurses gave the wrong medications, ignored patients in distress, falsified records, slept...
Alain Bernheim, a producer and literary agent who with humorist Art Buchwald sued Paramount Pictures for using their concept for the 1988 film "Coming to America," has died. He was 86. Bernheim, a Hollywood Hills resident, died Friday of complications...
Special to The TimesTHIRTEEN-MONTH-OLD Solange Dorsainvil plays with toys made from wood and cloth, drinks from a Swiss-made aluminum sippy cup and teethes on kale stems and celery. Her life is as plastic-free as her mother, Celina Lyons, can make it. --------------------...
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Times Staff WritersThe liver transplant program at USC University Hospital in Los Angeles has one of the highest death rates in the nation, with twice as many patients as expected dying after their surgeries, according to data released this week. The most recent statistics...
Times Staff WriterIt was Monday, Shawn Stringfellow's usual night to shoot pool. He gunned the engine of his Harley-Davidson and pulled out of the restaurant parking lot as his fiancee waved goodbye. He was 30 years old, healthy and happily employed as a heavy-...
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