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  • Differences between doctors and nurses

    In his April 5 letter, Dr. Arthur Palamara said nurse practitioners overutilize laboratory studies, imaging and specialist referrals. I have been a registered nurse in a hospital for many, many years and have worked in the ICU, as well as the operating...
  • Their superpowers? Boosting spirits at children's hospital

    Their superpowers? Boosting spirits at children's hospital
    The nurses on the 20th floor were the first to see them. “Oh my goodness,” declared Colleen Forrester, 29, a nurse dressed in green scrubs, who pointed to the windows. Other nurses came to look and laughed at the sight. Were the children...
  • School board hears concerns over shortage of nurses in Burbank schools

    The Burbank Unified school board offered few assurances to the district’s head nurse Lenora Aguilera last week when she asked school officials to consider hiring three more certificated school nurses to add to the six that currently serve 15,200...
  • Hinsdale High School D86 considers staff cuts

    Hinsdale High School D86 considers staff cuts
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 is looking at cutting positions for the 2014-2015 school year though detractors say the cuts would come as the district hires new administrators and enrollment at one school in the district is increasing. The...
  • Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]

    Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]
    This is getting old. Every time our nation has an opportunity to do something positive in the fight against Alzheimer's disease, we come up short. The latest example is the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the independent panel charged with...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Awkward' on MTV

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Awkward' on MTV
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Pioneers of Television Jerry Seinfeld, Bob...
  • Finding thinspiration

    Finding thinspiration
    When Pat Barone was trying to lose weight, the very people she looked to for support — her friends — seemed to be sabotaging her efforts. Questions like, 'Is that all you're going to eat?' were just the beginning. "Before long, your food...
  • Proposed L.A. County budget shifts money to jails, foster care reform

    Proposed L.A. County budget shifts money to jails, foster care reform
    Los Angeles County officials proposed a budget Monday that would pump money into reforming major problem areas, including the jails and foster care system, while expanding county medical staffs to manage the transition to federal healthcare reform. As...
  • Durbin says US unprepared for lingering military mental health challenges

    WASHINGTON The Army's mental health caseload has doubled since 2007, and Sen. Dick Durbin says the United States is not "up to that challenge" that "may be with us for some time." "What we are learning," the Illinois Democrat said in an interview, "is...
  • Medical devices for kids are often only tested on adults

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most medical devices that have been recently approved for use in pediatrics weren't actually tested on kids first, according to a new study. Almost all of the devices had only been tested on people age 18 and older,...
  • L.A. firefighters pay tribute to burn treatment pioneer

    In so many ways, the paths of Dr. A. Richard Grossman and firefighters crossed. When firefighters pulled badly burned people out of the flames, they took them straight to Grossman, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who pioneered the comprehensive...