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  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes heart bypass surgery

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes heart bypass surgery
    LOS ANGELES — Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was recovering Friday after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery.
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes quadruple coronary bypass surgery

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes quadruple coronary bypass surgery
    NBA HallĀ of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery Thursday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the hospital said Friday. The Lakers great was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease earlier in the week. A press...

    Boy, 8, shot in LA bedroom by stranger leaves hospital

    An 8-year-old boy who was shot in the head when a stranger opened fire in his home as he lay in bed was released from the hospital on Friday. "My head kinda hurts right now, but I'm OK with it," Leo Bernal told KNBC-TV as he sat on a bench outside Ronald...

    Olympus scopes may have infected more patients, Seattle health agency says

    More patients across the country may have been infected by medical scopes manufactured by Olympus Corp. than previously thought, health officials warned Monday. Olympus' scopes are at the center of a string of recent endoscope-related superbug outbreaks...

    Olympus says new steps needed to clean medical scopes of dangerous bugs

    Olympus Corp., the maker of medical scopes linked to recent deadly superbug outbreaks, reversed course Thursday and said it was issuing an urgent update on how the device should be cleaned. Under fire from lawmakers, hospitals and doctors, the Japanese...