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  • Former Cedars-Sinai aide investigated in patient sexual assault cases

    Former Cedars-Sinai aide investigated in patient sexual assault cases
    A nursing assistant who worked at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting two patients while they were heavily medicated and too weak to resist, according to court records and interviews. The women came...
  • Cedars-Sinai patient says she was sexually assaulted while medicated

    Cedars-Sinai patient says she was sexually assaulted while medicated
    A patient who claims she was sexually assaulted by a nursing assistant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center while she was heavily medicated described a feeling of helplessness when the alleged crime occurred. "It's devastating," she said, to be victimized...
  • Chris Hemsworth, Elsa Pataky add twin babies to their family

    Chris Hemsworth, Elsa Pataky add twin babies to their family
    In Norse mythology, Chris Hemsworth's character Thor is the one who protects humankind. In Chris Hemsworth's real life, he's now got two new little humans to protect: Wife Elsa Pataky has given birth to twins. That there are two new Hemsworth babies...
  • The man who died laughing

     The man who died laughing
    Even in the emergency room at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at 5 a.m., while waiting to be seen after a fall, my 92-year-old dad knew a straight line when he heard one. "Are you comfortable?" a nurse asked, propping him up with a pillow. "I make a...
  • Woman rushed to hospital after jumping from Beverly Hills tower

    Woman rushed to hospital after jumping from Beverly Hills tower
    A woman leapt off a high-rise tower in Beverly Hills on Wednesday morning and was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, police said. The incident closed streets for hours. Beverly Hills police received a call about a woman on the roof of the building...
  • Woman who jumped from Beverly Hills tower dies, officials say

    Woman who jumped from Beverly Hills tower dies, officials say
    A woman who leaped off a high-rise tower in Beverly Hills early Wednesday has died, a city official said. Beverly Hills police received a call about a woman on the roof of a 15-story building at 414 N. Camden Drive about 7 a.m., city spokeswoman Therese...
  • 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

    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...
  • Eyes may mirror the soul, but mouth counts more for autistic minds

    Eyes may mirror the soul, but mouth counts more for autistic minds
    The eyes may be the mirror of the soul, but for those with autism, the mouth will have to do. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center isolated neurons in the brain's amygdala that respond to facial expressions, and tested patients with autism against...
  • Jerry Stahl gets toxic for 'Happy Mutant Baby Pills'

     Jerry Stahl gets toxic for 'Happy Mutant Baby Pills'
    Jerry Stahl believes it's impossible to shock an audience anymore, but in his new novel, "Happy Mutant Baby Pills" (Harper Perennial, $14.99 pp.), he comes close. His main character, Lloyd, falls in love with a murderous woman named Nora who wants to...