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Liver Cancer (INACTIVE)

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  • Neighborhood unites in love — and loss — of Kuma, West Lakeview's polar bear dog

    Neighborhood unites in love — and loss — of Kuma, West Lakeview's polar bear dog
    Dogs can turn a dog-crazy street into a neighborhood, I wrote last week. This week, a story about a neighborhood that became especially crazy about one dog. The neighborhood is West Lakeview. The dog was Kuma. Kuma was a 95-pound snow-white...
  • Obesity, cancer and bacteria in the gut: Scientists explore link

    Obesity, cancer and bacteria in the gut: Scientists explore link
    It's well known that obesity is linked to diabetes, heart troubles and other health woes, but studies have also linked carrying too much weight to an increased risk of some kinds of cancer, including esophageal, colorectal, pancreatic and other cancers....
  • FDA approves new test that will help treat hepatitis C

    WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday for the first time approved a type of diagnostic test that will allow doctors to determine what kind of hepatitis C virus a chronically infected patient has, and tailor treatments based on that...
  • Prescribing a tribute

    Prescribing a tribute
    Even genius seems replaceable in sports, including baseball. Tony Gwynn and George Brett go into the Hall of Fame, and along come Ichiro Suzuki and Miguel Cabrera. Greg Maddux retires, and up pops Clayton Kershaw. Tony La Russa steps away, and the...
  • Dr. Lewis Yocum, longtime Angels team physician, dies at 65

    Dr. Lewis Yocum, the longtime Angels team physician and a giant in the world of sports orthopedic medicine, died over the weekend after quietly battling liver cancer, the team announced Tuesday. He was 65. Yocum, who was in his 36th season with the...
  • Many with hepatitis C don't get needed follow-up tests, CDC says

    Many with hepatitis C don't get needed follow-up tests, CDC says
    Half of all patients who have tested positive for hepatitis C have not had follow-up testing to see if they are still infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means many people are living with the disease and not...
  • Before the mancave, Dad doled out life lessons in the garage

    Before the mancave, Dad doled out life lessons in the garage
    My dad was a garage kind of guy. As a girl, I remember him there more than anywhere else around the house. He'd spend hours in his workshop-slash-mancave tinkering, working on the family cars and giving quiet advice. I'd settle in next to him, because...
  • 'Joe Turner's' actors share August Wilson's gift of gab

    'Joe Turner's' actors share August Wilson's gift of gab
    Among the pleasures of seeing an August Wilson play, it's often said, is just listening to the people talk. As Los Angeles Times theater critic Charles McNulty has noted, Wilson stocks his scripts with "natural raconteurs" and lets them soar in...
  • Flip Wilson: The Persistence of Geraldine Jones

    Flip Wilson: The Persistence of Geraldine Jones
    In Sunday's Calendar (and online here), I review "Flip: The Inside Story of TV's First Black Superstar," a worthwhile new biography of the late comedian by Kevin Cook ("The Last Headbangers," "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything"). The...
  • Retired Smithfield police officer cured of hepatitis C

    Retired Smithfield police officer cured of hepatitis C
    The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...
  • Lupe Ontiveros dies at 69; 'Desperate Housewives' actress

    Lupe Ontiveros dies at 69; 'Desperate Housewives' actress
    Veteran actress Lupe Ontiveros, the El Paso-born daughter of Mexican immigrants, once estimated that she had played the role of a maid more than 150 times during her career. That's why the 4-foot-11 actress was so overjoyed more than a decade ago when...
  • Nelson Lyon dies at 73; director of sex comedy 'The Telephone Book'

    Nelson Lyon dies at 73; director of sex comedy 'The Telephone Book'
    Decades after writer-director Nelson Lyon released the X-rated sex comedy "The Telephone Book" in 1971, the film was hailed as a neglected masterpiece. By then Lyons was a former "Saturday Night Live" writer long known for a darker connection: He went...