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Barbara Butkus bought an airline ticket in November to fly from Palm Springs to Washington, D.C., a month later for a family reunion. Just to be on the safe side, Butkus, 80, also bought travel insurance while booking her flight through Orbitz, the...
"Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" 10 p.m. June 13, ABC Episode: "Dana" The premise Dana Baker is a 44-year-old gospel singer who weighs 498 pounds. He freely admits to a regular diet of cookies, Hawaiian Punch and donuts. He sweats when...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFormer First Lady Barbara Bush and actor-comedian Robin Williams this month joined the thousands of Americans who have come to need an artificial valve implanted to regulate the blood flow out of the heart to supply the rest of the body. Bush, 83, had...
Times Staff Writer2007-07-30 14:49:16.0 Administrator: The chat with Heidi Murkoff will start at 3pm. 2007-07-30 15:13:59.0 Administrator: Question from Tamara: how to beat the all-day sickness in the first tr-mester? my dr. wont see me till i'm 10wks. so i've stopped...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSMOG, shmog. Exercising outdoors is a way of life in Southern California, and die-hard runners, walkers, cyclists and skaters aren't going to let a brown layer of air stop them. But maybe they should. The Southland is heading into its roughest air...
Special to The TimesWHEN TV journalist Tim Russert died June 13, it was heartbreaking news for his family, friends and fans. Chief of the Washington bureau of NBC News and longtime moderator of "Meet the Press," Russert was known for asking tough questions. He leaves two...
Special to The TimesTwo years ago, after returning from an Alaskan cruise, Jean, a widow in her mid-70s, mentioned a disturbing new health problem: During the trip, she had started having severe episodes of neck pain. Although I was not her doctor, I put on my physician...
Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Mild leg swelling can be easily managed, but check with doctor first for accurate diagnosisPremium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past couple of weeks, my calves have been swollen. They don't hurt, but I definitely notice that my socks are tighter than normal. What could be the cause? ANSWER: There are numerous causes of painless swelling of the legs...
Cardiologist and Hospital of Central Connecticut medical staff memberWhether you go for a physical or already see a cardiologist, chances are your doctor may order a test to check how well your heart is working. Among the most common cardiac tests are electrocardiogram, echocardiogram and stress test. Each test helps to...
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Premium Health News Servicehttp://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Who would want to take a medication every day unless there was a very good reason to do so? Do we have alternatives that actually are effective? Can we take medications just until other measures become effective? These...
A Baltimore abortion clinic whose license was suspended last week disputes that a patient suffered cardiac arrest at its facility, as the state contends. The administrator for the clinic, Associates in Ob/Gyn Care LLC on North Calvert Street, said in a...
RedEyeInternational man of mystery, Justin Bieber is not. (His middle name also isn't Danger. If you didn't get that reference, you have permission to skip work and go home now.) Canada's favorite drop-crotch pants-wearer, who recently achieved drinking age...
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