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  • James Gandolfini dies: Sudden cardiac arrest, or a heart attack?

    James Gandolfini dies: Sudden cardiac arrest, or a heart attack?
    Actor James Gandolfini’s death at age 51 from an apparent cardiac arrest while in Rome shocked fans and friends alike. But sudden cardiac arrest, a misunderstood term, is all too common, cardiologists say. The "Sopranos" actor was taken from his...
  • Slim Whitman dies at 90; TV sales gave country singer new fame

    Slim Whitman dies at 90; TV sales gave country singer new fame
    The down-on-his-luck singer sat on the steps of Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry, bemoaning the job he'd just lost at a radio station, when out walked country legend Hank Williams. The celebrated but troubled singer and songwriter, who had just been...
  • Slim Whitman dies at 90; listen to the graceful crooner

    Slim Whitman dies at 90; listen to the graceful crooner
    Slim Whitman, a country pop singer whose forlorn wail influenced a generation of vocalists in the early 1950s, has died at age 90. Whitman, born in Tampa, Fla., was a regular on the influential country radio program "The Louisiana Hayride" starting in...
  • FDA investigating long-acting Zyprexa shots after two deaths

    FDA investigating long-acting Zyprexa shots after two deaths
    The Food and Drug Administration says it is investigating the unexplained deaths of two patients in the wake of receiving intramuscular injections of the antipsychotic medication Zyprexa (generic name olanzapine). The patients died three to four days...
  • Family files claim in death of man beaten by officers

    The family of a man who died after being beaten by Kern County Sheriff's deputies and attacked by a police dog have filed a federal civil rights claim against the officers involved, the department and other agencies, a precursor to a lawsuit. The...
  • PASSINGS: Claramae Turner, Richie Phillips, Rituparno Ghosh

    PASSINGS: Claramae Turner, Richie Phillips, Rituparno Ghosh
    Claramae Turner Opera singer known for role in 'Carousel' Claramae Turner, 92, a gifted contralto who mastered 75 grand opera roles but was best known for her passionate rendition of "You'll Never Walk Alone" in the 1956 movie "Carousel," died May...
  • L.A. Fire Department offering 'sidewalk CPR' lessons Tuesday

    L.A. Fire Department offering 'sidewalk CPR' lessons Tuesday
    The Los Angeles Fire Department is offering 10-minutes lessons Tuesday on how to perform "hands only" CPR. The "sidewalk CPR" event, being held at several locations in L.A., is similar to a program last year, in which the LAFD and other agencies...
  • FDA approves skin cancer drugs and genetic test

    FDA approves skin cancer drugs and genetic test
    The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced its approval of two new drugs and a diagnostic test that can be used to treat advanced or inoperable melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin disease. Advanced melanoma has joined a wide range...
  • How to avoid a return to the hospital

    How to avoid a return to the hospital
    The only thing less pleasant than a stay in the hospital is having to go right back there to deal with complications. And experts say it happens all too often. One in 8 elderly patients is readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged...
  • Study casts doubt on some findings about sodium

    Study casts doubt on some findings about sodium
    Are Americans getting mixed messages about how much sodium they should be consuming? Lately, yes, and some of those messages are muddled because studies themselves are muddled, a panel of doctors has concluded. The Institute of Medicine panel...
  • Restaurant meals overloaded with salt, fat, calories, study says

    Restaurant meals overloaded with salt, fat, calories, study says
    Want to satisfy your full day’s requirement of salt, fat and calories? Sit down in a restaurant and order a meal. After an exhaustive analysis of 3,507 possible ways to order 685 meals at 19 restaurants chains in Canada, researchers found that the...