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  • Paging Dr. House! TV doc credited with saving man poisoned by cobalt

    Paging Dr. House! TV doc credited with saving man poisoned by cobalt
    Hugh Laurie only plays a doctor on TV, but he has a following among physicians in Germany who are crediting his fictional Dr. House with helping them diagnose a man with a life-threatening case of cobalt intoxication.
  • Blood pressure targets can be eased in older patients, experts advise

    Blood pressure targets can be eased in older patients, experts advise
    Experts are urging doctors to ease up on using medications to control blood pressure in older patients. Rather than aim for a target blood pressure of 140/90 mm Hg, the target will be relaxed slightly to 150/90 mm Hg, according to new guidelines issued...

    Jahi McMath's mother: 'How can you possibly say my child is dead?'

    Jahi McMath's mother: 'How can you possibly say my child is dead?'
    After a judge extended a court order keeping her 13-year-old brain-dead daughter on a ventilator in an Oakland hospital, Nailah Winkfield remained defiant to medical experts, insisting that Jahi McMath is alive. “My daughter is breathing,”...

    Jahi McMath, alive in social media

    Jahi McMath, alive in social media
    Even as medical horror stories go, this one was disturbing. On Dec. 12, 13-year-old Jahi McMath of Alameda County went into cardiac arrest and was declared brain dead following a reportedly routine tonsillectomy three days earlier. Not long after, the...

    John Dominis dies at 92; longtime photographer for Life magazine

    John Dominis dies at 92; longtime photographer for Life magazine
    If longtime Life magazine photographer John Dominis had a specialty, it was that he was a supreme generalist. He took famed pictures of Frank Sinatra and Steve McQueen, both of whom could be touchy with photographers, but Dominis won them over to the...