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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...

    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...

    On former pro football coach Don Coryell; the U.S. and soccer; and keeping an eye on coyotes and pets.

    A coach who cared Re "Don Coryell, 1924 - 2010," Obituary, July 2 The loss of Don Coryell reminds me what coaching should be about. I had the privilege of working with Coryell, first as sports editor of the student newspaper at San Diego State, then...

    Quaids recall twins' drug overdose

    Quaids recall twins' drug overdose
    Before actor Dennis Quaid went to bed Nov. 18, he gave one last call to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where his newborn twins were being treated for staph infections. "Oh, they're fine," Quaid recalled a nurse telling him about 9 p.m. "They're just fine."...