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If Sir Alex Ferguson had stuck with his original plan, today we might be praising his pasta and Chinese noodles rather than his decision to start Robin van Persie over Wayne Rooney. Or if he had chosen to pursue his interest in U.S. history,...
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For more than two decades, Wanda Remo has battled one illness after another. Asthma, chronic lung disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, depression, chronic pain, strokes. Specialists treat her lungs, her heart and her joints. Her...
Only 16% of U.S. hospitals surveyed in a recent study gave a complete price quote for a common hip surgery, highlighting the obstacles many patients face in comparison shopping. Pricing information remains difficult to obtain from medical providers...
L.A. NOWSeven local residents will receive free hip and knee replacements as part of a broader outreach to patients who cannot afford to pay for the operations. The outreach effort, Operation Walk USA, is helping coordinate the surgeries in nearly 30 states....
Orthopedic surgeons are doctors, but they are also artisans, sculpting bone so that it fits snugly with artificial hips and knees. But even the best artists make mistakes, says Dr. William Bargar, an orthopedic surgeon at Sutter General Hospital in...
Show TrackerAn interview with Jeff Conaway: earlier this year, he talked about his struggle with drug addiction and his wish to help others...
L.A. NOWZsa Zsa Gabor was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Sunday evening for surgery to amputate part of her leg, according to her publicist. The 93-year-old actress had been suffering from problems with a lesion on the leg,......
L.A. NOWDoctors treating Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor administered a massive dose of antibiotics to the actress on Monday in an effort to avert a risky amputation of her infected lower leg, her publicist said....
L.A. NOWActress Zsa Zsa Gabor, 93, had her right leg amputated above the knee Friday after doctors were unable to contain an infection stemming from hip replacement surgery last July, her publicist said....
The Virginia GazetteHazing "I cannot fathom why anyone is willing to join an organization that forces one to go through ridiculous practices, including abuse and humiliation. Hazing would go away if no one wanted to belong to the groups that practice it." "The Lambda Chi...
The Free Press, Mankato, Minn.A local attorney says his firm has about 30 cases in the nationwide recall of the popular Stryker Rejuvenate hip replacement device. Jerry Maschka of the Maschka Riedy and Ries firm said they've been handling cases of people who have had problems with...
The Times LeaderAs National Nurses Week comes to a close, two nurses working for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania say the field has more to offer than jobs in doctor's offices and hospitals. When they graduated from nursing school, Tammy Hewlett and Jennifer...
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