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  • Larry Sloan dies at 89; co-founder of 'Mad Libs' publisher

    Nonsense was big business for Larry Sloan, who co-founded a Los Angeles publishing company in the 1960s to print books that were blueprints for silliness. The series of word-game books, "Mad Libs," became absurdly popular and marked its 50th...
  • Carmen H. Warschaw dies at 95; key Democratic figure in L.A.

    Carmen H. Warschaw dies at 95; key Democratic figure in L.A.
    Carmen H. Warschaw, a prominent Democratic Party figure in Los Angeles and California for decades who was also a generous donor to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and USC, has died. She was 95. Warschaw died Nov. 6 of natural causes at Cedars-Sinai in Los...
  • Lewis Yocum dies at 65; Angels team doctor

    Lewis Yocum dies at 65; Angels team doctor
    Dr. Lewis Yocum, the longtime Angels team physician and nationally renowned orthopedic surgeon who saved or extended the careers of hundreds of major league baseball players, died Saturday after quietly battling liver cancer. He was 65. Yocum, who was...
  • Nonprofit hospitals: Do they give back enough?

     Nonprofit hospitals: Do they give back enough?
    Although Orlando is a medium-sized metro, its two main hospital systems rank in the big leagues of top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report. With annual gross charges of $8 billion, Florida Hospital came in fourth out...
  • Intoxicated ER patients see fewer potentially fatal problems

    Intoxicated ER patients see fewer potentially fatal problems
    Although drinking too much alcohol impairs judgment and motor skills, intoxicated trauma-center patients also appear to be less likely to have potentially fatal problems such as heart and renal failure, a statistical study by a University of Illinois at...
  • A big push for a different birthing experience

    A big push for a different birthing experience
    For most of the last 25 years or so, the experience of pregnancy, labor and delivery has changed little for most women. But change is coming to the most traditional setting, the hospital. And it's being spurred by midwives, labor coaches called doulas,...
  • A wife's Alzheimer's, a husband's obsession

    A wife's Alzheimer's, a husband's obsession
    Ken Chiate is a born problem-solver, and in the summer of 1961, when he was on break from college, his problem was a head-turning blond named Jeannette. He was head lifeguard at a public pool in Phoenix, where his father owned a liquor store. She worked...
  • Lil Wayne seizure puts spotlight on rappers' use of 'sizzurp'

    The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...
  • Hospital stays: When less medicine is more

     Hospital stays: When less medicine is more
    This year, 36.6 million people will be admitted to U.S. hospitals. Each patient will stay an average of 4.8 days, and the cost for all those hospitalizations will reach into the billions. Is all that time spent in hospitals good for patients?...
  • Sex-abuse investigations rip open Catholic Church's secret files

    Sex-abuse investigations rip open Catholic Church's secret files
    Preparing for his return to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles after six months' treatment at a center for pedophile priests, Father Michael Wempe sat down to type out a list of concerns. Arrangements for his dog. Counseling and support groups for himself....
  • Gene Mako, doubles champion in tennis with Don Budge, dies at 97

    Gene Mako, doubles champion in tennis with Don Budge, dies at 97
    Gene Mako, a champion tennis player who paired with the legendary Don Budge to win four doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the 1930s, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said his wife, Laura. He was 97 and had...