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KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- The nation's largest health insurer, WellPoint, Inc., and its California subsidiary, Anthem Blue Cross, are being sued by a man who says he was denied a life saving liver transplant based on geography. The lawsuit was filed by 61-year-...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES- Cheryl Shuman is an activist and a survivor who's staring down her own mortality. It has truly been a difficult road for the medical marijuana user. Before she began her work to reform marijuana laws, Cheryl was known as the 'Optician to...
Tags: Entertainment, Tumors, Marijuana Use, Tom Cruise, Insurance
Apple Inc. co-founder and CEO, Steve Jobs, who is fighting pancreatic cancer, received a liver transplant and is recovering well. Published reports say Jobs underwent transplant surgery two months ago, but it only became known this week. The 54-year-old,...
Sun ReporterYears before professional wrestling became a pop culture phenomenon punctuated by pay-per-view extravaganzas and pyrotechnics, Wayne Coleman was clearly ahead of his time. Performing as Superstar Billy Graham, with tie-dyed attire, bleached-blond hair...
Former Mayor Mike Peters, 59, underwent a nearly eight-hour liver transplant early today and is recovering at Hartford Hospital, people close to Peters confirmed. "He's out, he's doing well. The surgery was as successful as it could be, and we're all...
Tags: Surgery, Regional Authority, Health, Hartford Hospital, Politics
It's been an emotional week for Melissa Lively. Wednesday marked the 24th anniversary of her liver transplant. She was the first at Children's Medical Center, and 9-month old Serenity Stephens is the 400th. In 1984, almost half of the kids didn't survive...
Tags: Charity, Surgery, Health, Death, Social Issues
LOS ANGELES -- Federal investigators say UCLA Medical Center followed proper procedures for liver transplants on four controversial patients with suspected links to Japan's "yakuza" gangs. The transplants were performed in 2000 and 2004, and sparked...
Tags: Health, Gang Activity, Crime, Law and Justice, Crimes, Liver
British scientists said last week that they had managed to derive liver cells from the precursors to blood cells--a breakthrough that could remove the need for liver transplants. In the experiment scientists were able to show that blood cell precursors--...
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