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David Geffen School of Medicine

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  • In effort to rescue troubled Drew medical school, two new boards are named

     
    Top leaders at prominent universities, hospitals and a foundation are taking control of the governing board of the beleaguered Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, stepping in to try to rescue the South Los Angeles school from financial.......
  • Monster Mash: Sean Hayes to host Tony Awards; Paula Abdul's new dance show; more art heists

     
    -- Former "Will & Grace" star Sean Hayes, who is currently appearing in "Promises, Promises" on Broadway, has been tapped as host of the 64th annual Tony Awards on June 13. (Tony Awards) -- Medical complex: Richard Meier's architecture firm......
  • Does this birth control pill make me look fat?

    Does this birth control pill make me look fat?
    Like a lot of young women, Kelsey Webb, 25, has been off and on birth control pills since she was 18. Every time she started taking them, she gained 5 to 10 pounds. "My normal weight is around 125 pounds. On the pill, I would get up to 130 or 135," says...
  • In Practice: Doctors bury grief to help patients and families

    In Practice: Doctors bury grief to help patients and families
    Rebecca's cancer was born in her bone marrow. Her abnormal blood cells soon broke free of their nest, sailing down the rivers of her arteries and veins to seed her liver, lungs and brain with malignancy. Chemotherapy for her metastatic acute myeloid...
  • In Practice: The risk of a cry unheeded

    In Practice: The risk of a cry unheeded
    Mike didn't talk much. After all, I was a stranger, another one of the guardians in a white coat that kept him imprisoned in the locked ward of St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C. The hospital needed a medical resident to do basic physicals on...
  • With children and food allergy diagnoses, thoroughness is key

    With children and food allergy diagnoses, thoroughness is key
    More and more kids these days seem to have food allergies, and peanut-free classrooms are becoming the norm in many elementary schools. In trying to characterize the apparent increase, scientists have identified two distinct trends. The first is that...
  • Scene and Heard: Jane Fonda on the senior years

    Scene and Heard: Jane Fonda on the senior years
    Before she could present Jane Fonda with the UCLA Longevity Center's Icon Award, Jennifer Lopez had to pause midway in her recitation of Fonda's lofty achievements — actress, fitness guru, author and activist for environmental, human rights, health,...
  • FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN of using misleading Lap-Band ads

    FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN of using misleading Lap-Band ads
    The Food and Drug Administration has accused the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company of using misleading advertising in its promotion of Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, saying the billboard, radio and television ads underplay serious risks to patients. The...
  • Hal Gaba dies at 63; chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group

    Hal Gaba, a veteran entertainment industry executive who was chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group, one of the world's largest independent record companies, has died. He was 63. Gaba, who also was co-chairman of Village Roadshow Entertainment...
  • Obesity puts swine flu sufferers at greater risk, study suggests

    Obesity puts swine flu sufferers at greater risk, study suggests
    Obesity appears to be a risk factor on a par with pregnancy for developing complications from an infection with pandemic H1N1 influenza, according to the most comprehensive look yet at swine flu hospitalizations. About a quarter of those hospitalizations...
  • The future for older Americans: More disabilities

     
    One of the resounding hopes expressed by the baby boom generation is to change the perception of aging by remaining active, vital and healthy deep into their golden years. The prospect of achieving that goal isn't promising. A study published......