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St. John's Health Center

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  • 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."...
  • Hysterectomy risk

    Hysterectomy risk
    Women who have their healthy ovaries removed when they have a hysterectomy face a higher risk of death, including death from coronary heart disease and lung cancer, than women who keep their ovaries, according to new research. The finding, from a study...
  • Get in Step with Pedometers

    Get in Step with Pedometers
    If the journey toward fitness begins with a single step, make sure it's counted with a pedometer. These little step-tracking gadgets now have a solid track record when it comes to motivating people to exercise. And their popularity is growing. Inside...
  • Farrah Fawcett dies of cancer

    Farrah Fawcett, the '70s style icon and star of "Charlie's Angels," has died. She was 62. The actress passed away Thursday, June 25 at St. John's Health Center in Los Angeles after a long battle with anal cancer, reports "Entertainment Tonight." Check...
  • William A. Wilson dies at 95; first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican

    William A. Wilson dies at 95; first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican
    William A. Wilson, a Los Angeles businessman and a member of President Reagan's "kitchen cabinet" who was appointed the first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, has died. He was 95. Wilson died early Saturday in Carmel Valley, Calif., where he had a home,...
  • Joanne Siegel dies at 93; model for Superman character Lois Lane

    Joanne Siegel dies at 93; model for Superman character Lois Lane
    Joanne Siegel, who played a role in the creation of the Superman saga in the 1930s as Joe Shuster's teenage artist's model for Lois Lane and later married the Man of Steel's co-creator, writer Jerry Siegel, has died. She was 93. Siegel, a longtime...
  • Woman Cardiologist Gets to Heart of the Matter

    Woman Cardiologist Gets to Heart of the Matter
    Dr. Kathy Magliato, director of women's cardiac services at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., is a rare female in the largely male world of heart surgery. Her just-published book, "Healing Hearts: A Memoir of a Female Heart Surgeon" ($24;...