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  • Same surgery, different price: Patient gets $15,000 bill second time

    Same surgery, different price: Patient gets $15,000 bill second time
    It would be nice if Americans could declare independence from loony medical bills. But that day isn't here.
  • Hospital's healthcare fee causes nothing but headaches

    The arthritis in Jill Smith's knees can make walking unbearable. So she receives injections of an expensive pain medicine called Orthovisc once or twice a year. It's not that Smith, 58, of Pacific Palisades, has problems with the $200 fee that her...

    Peter Bergman dies at 72; comedian in Firesign Theatre troupe

    Peter Bergman dies at 72; comedian in Firesign Theatre troupe
    Peter Bergman, a founder of Firesign Theatre, the comic quartet that channeled the absurdist sensibility and chaotic impulses of the countercultural 1960s and '70s into a popular radio show and a series of cult-classic albums, has died at 72. A...

    Ronald Barrett dies at 66; studied blacks' views of death and dying

     Ronald Barrett dies at 66; studied blacks' views of death and dying
    When his mother was dying in a hospital critical care unit, Ronald Barrett — a Loyola Marymount psychology professor specializing in African American death and dying issues — was told that she could have only two visitors at a time. It's a...

    Southland surgeons implant Watchman heart device after it gets FDA OK

    Southland surgeons implant Watchman heart device after it gets FDA OK
    Surgeons at two Southern California hospitals on Monday implanted a controversial heart device that struggled for years to gain the approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Watchman device, made by Boston Scientific Corp. and designed to...