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  • Frank Edward Ray dies at 91; hero in Chowchilla school bus hijacking

    Frank Edward Ray dies at 91; hero in Chowchilla school bus hijacking
    Frank Edward Ray, the school bus driver hailed as a hero for helping to lead 26 children to safety after a bizarre kidnapping in the San Joaquin Valley town of Chowchilla 36 years ago, has died. He was 91. Ray died Thursday in Chowchilla of complications...
  • Will 'Mad Men' cut six characters? And how should it kill them off?

     
    'Mad Men' may cut six cast members. We suggest how their characters should get killed off....
  • EGYPT: Hepatitis C infection reaches alarming figures

     
    Egypt’s spiralling threat of hepatitis C virus – already the highest incidence rate in the world -- is alarming researchers who fear a potential epidemic of the blood-borne disease could spread across the most populous Arab country. The findings of......
  • Kerouac: 'Life is too sweet to waste on self propaganda'

     
    Among the items sold at the literary auction at Bonhams and Butterfields on Monday was a 1961 letter from Jack Kerouac to two friends, Jacques Beckwith and Lois Sorrells. Kerouac had been typing on the page, got a letter from......
  • Decline on autopsies may obscure understanding of disease

    Decline on autopsies may obscure understanding of disease
    Television crime shows have helped popularize autopsies, but in reality these postmortem exams are becoming rarer every year. Today, hospitals perform autopsies on only about 5 percent of patients who die, down from roughly 50 percent in the 1960s. That's...
  • Dock Ellis, former major league pitcher who counseled drug addicts, dies at 63

    Dock Ellis, former major league pitcher who counseled drug addicts, dies at 63
    Dock Ellis, the former major league pitcher who claimed to have thrown a no-hitter while on LSD but later turned his exploits into the basis of an anti-drug crusade and counseling career, died Friday of liver disease at County-USC Medical Center. He was...
  • Old HIV drug found to produce rare liver problem, FDA says

     
    Didanosine, the second drug approved for the treatment of HIV infections and one of the oldest weapons in the AIDS armamentarium, has been found to produce rare cases of potentially fatal liver disease in patients taking it for long periods,......
  • High-fructose corn syrup consumption may push fatty livers to the brink

     
    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the many consequences of obesity, as fat accumulates not only across the body and around the visceral organs, but inside the organ that helps break down fats, filter toxins from the bloodstream and......
  • Dr. Charles S. Lieber dies at 78; researcher demonstrated that alcohol is a liver toxin

    Dr. Charles S. Lieber, who overturned conventional wisdom by demonstrating that alcohol is a toxin that can damage the liver and that alcoholism is a disease that can be treated, died March 1 at his home in Tenafly, N.J. He was 78 and had been battling...