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  • Kaiser Put Kidney Patients at Risk

    In mid-2004, more than 1,500 Kaiser Permanente patients awaiting kidney transplants in Northern California got form letters that forced them to change the course of their treatment. Kaiser would no longer pay for transplants at outside hospitals, even...
  • A warning label warning

    It's hard to imagine a more sympathetic victim than Diana Levine, a guitarist who lost her arm to gangrene after she was negligently injected with Phenergan, an anti-nausea drug. Last week, the Supreme Court by a 6-3 vote upheld a Vermont jury's...
  • Schwarzenegger talks money, Prop. 8 and Obama

    Schwarzenegger talks money, Prop. 8 and Obama
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger visited The Times on Nov. 14. Below is a partial transcript of the discussion he had with editors and reporters. Arnold Schwarzenegger: I was here last time to talk about the budget, and here we are again. We are in a special...
  • '$9.99' is less than the sum of its parts

    '$9.99' is less than the sum of its parts
    Like most films that crisscross among a handful of city dwellers to mull contemporary ennui, "$9.99" is less than the sum of its parts. The connective tissue of its episodes and set pieces -- some of which pack a memorable punch -- is not a compelling...
  • Science and medical leaders

    Science and medical leaders Judah Folkman, 74; groundbreaking cancer researcher (Jan. 14) Peter Staudhammer, 73; TRW engineer helped design the engine that landed astronauts on the moon Werner K. Dahm, 90; aerodynamics expert worked on the early...
  • Dr. Willem Kolff dies at 97; Dutch physician built first kidney dialysis machine

    Dr. Willem Kolff dies at 97; Dutch physician built first kidney dialysis machine
    Dr. Willem Kolff, the Dutch physician and tinkerer who built the first kidney dialysis machine from cellophane, Ford auto parts and other scraps and in the process saved the lives of millions, died from natural causes Wednesday at a Philadelphia care...
  • Hillary Clinton's campaign responds to article in Vanity Fair

    When reporters began to ask last weekend about a bruising profile of Bill Clinton that appears in the July issue of Vanity Fair magazine, the former president's aides struck back with this scathing rebuttal. To: Interested Parties From: Office of...
  • Former Sen. Jesse Helms dies at 86

    Jesse Helms, the former U.S. senator from North Carolina who for half a century infuriated liberals with his race-baiting campaign tactics and presidents of both parties with his use of senatorial privilege, died Friday. He was 86. Helms, who won...
  • 'Awake' may not rouse sleepy week

    'Awake' may not rouse sleepy week
    This is the first of a new weekly feature that will project the weekend box-office performance and analyze marketing campaigns for movies opening and returning in theaters. With the only major release hitting theaters this week, the backers of the...
  • Pursuing happiness behind the veil

    Pursuing happiness behind the veil
    Teresa Malof knew she wasn't in Kentucky anymore when a cleric issued a fatwa against her secret Santa gift exchange. Malof proposed the idea at the King Fahad National Guard Hospital, where she has worked for more than a decade. It was supposed to be...
  • Health plan faces fines of $1.33 billion

    California regulators are expected to announce today that they are seeking as much as $1.33 billion in penalties from Cypress-based PacifiCare as a result of widespread problems stemming from its takeover two years ago by healthcare giant UnitedHealth...