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  • Boy, 10, dies after golf cart overturns in Beverly Crest

    A 10-year-old boy who suffered a severe head injury when the modified golf cart he was riding overturned Sunday in an exclusive neighborhood north of Beverly Hills has died, said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department. The boy was...
  • Insurers limiting doctors, hospitals in health insurance market

    Insurers limiting doctors, hospitals in health insurance market
    The doctor can't see you now. Consumers may hear that a lot more often after getting health insurance under President Obama's Affordable Care Act. To hold down premiums, major insurers in California have sharply limited the number of doctors and...
  • 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?...
  • Hiker injured in Hollywood Hills airlifted to hospital

    Hiker injured in Hollywood Hills airlifted to hospital
    A hiker was airlifted out of Fryman Canyon Park in the Hollywood Hills on Thursday after falling 30 feet down a hard-to-reach embankment. At about 7:45 a.m., Los Angeles firefighters received a call concerning an injured hiker in the 8400 block of...
  • Michael Jackson desperate for sleep, drugs, doctor says

    A close friend and doctor who treated Michael Jackson for more than 25 years testified Thursday that the desperate singer asked him for an anesthetic to combat his insomnia a little more than two months before his death. Dr. Allen Metzger, who had...
  • Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health

    Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health
    There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads. Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...
  • Charles Drew University receives $1.5 million for low-income students

    Charles Drew University receives $1.5 million for low-income students
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science will receive $1.5 million to educate more low-income students who are interested in becoming health professionals, President David Carlisle said Monday. The grant comes from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,...
  • Hoag honored as 'Great Hospital'

    Hoag Hospital has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's annual list of the "100 Great Hospitals in America." Established in 1952, the Newport Beach-based 579-bed hospital was the only Orange County facility to join leading academic medical centers,...
  • Obama supporter miffed at botched healthcare rollout

    Obama supporter miffed at botched healthcare rollout
    Margaret Davis of West L.A. voted for President Obama and appreciates the ideas behind the Affordable Care Act. She agrees that everyone should have access to healthcare and no one should be denied coverage because of pre-existing conditions. But here's...
  • Cardiologists recommend wider use of statin drugs

    Dramatically escalating the fight against heart attacks and strokes, the nation's cardiologists have rewritten the guidebook on how Americans should be treated with statins and unveiled a plan that could double the number of patients taking the...
  • WeHo Halloween burning death was accidental, sheriff's probe finds

    WeHo Halloween burning death was accidental, sheriff's probe finds
    An investigation into how a man burned to death at West Hollywood’s annual Halloween carnival has confirmed witness statements that he accidentally set himself ablaze while lighting a cigarette, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department...