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  • Hard Rock poker player falls shy in bid to finance boyfriend's new kidney

    Hard Rock poker player falls shy in bid to finance boyfriend's new kidney
    Sure, Krystal Seiling wanted the fame and glory of making a huge poker score. But she was playing for something more. She wants to get her boyfriend a new kidney. He has been fighting lupus for 12 years. "He just comes from a different place," Seiling...
  • AEG Live found not liable in Jackson's death

    AEG Live found not liable in Jackson's death
    A Los Angeles jury on Wednesday found that concert promoter AEG Live was not liable for the death of Michael Jackson, capping a marathon civil trial that laid bare the troubled singer's health problems, struggles with drugs and fateful attempt at a...
  • Basic biology may explain higher death rates for boys

    Basic biology may explain higher death rates for boys
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It's known that women, as a group, outlive men, but the female survival advantage begins at birth and may stem from some fundamental vulnerability of boys, according to a new study. Researchers looking at U.S. national data on...
  • Tenants could be forced relocate with proposed apartment complex, Whole Foods

    Tenants could be forced relocate with proposed apartment complex, Whole Foods
    Burbank resident Allison Riccardi would love to find a bigger place to live. Her 17-year-old daughter sleeps on a mattress in the dining room behind a black sheet pinned to the ceiling, while her 2-year-old son shares a room with her and her husband...
  • Gospel group shows its edgier side

    Gospel group shows its edgier side
    If Christian group Vast Remedy stepped into an old-timey, traditional church and immediately began singing their hit song Welcome to the Freak Show, older members may be startled but upon giving it a good listen, their message comes to focus. “...
  • Defining catatonia remains challenging

    Q: What is catatonia? Can it be treated? A: Catatonia is a disorder of motor functioning. It was first described in 1874. By the turn of the 20th century, an influential psychiatrist named Emil Kraepelin had linked it to schizophrenia. As a result, it's...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Many medical problems can cause muscle weakness

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 76 years old, and over the last year it's been getting harder to do everyday tasks. Even getting out of a chair is sometimes difficult, and I can tell I'm much weaker than I used to be. Is this a normal part of aging, or should I...
  • Libby Komaiko, Ensemble Espanol founder

    Libby Komaiko, Ensemble Espanol founder
    Before she became known as Dame Libby, an honorific bestowed upon her by the king of Spain, Libby Komaiko was a Chicago-born, Evanston-bred girl of Russian and Eastern European descent with her sights set on the bright lights of Broadway. "However,...
  • A number of factors can contribute to fatigue in patients with lupus

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: One year ago, at the age of 33, I was diagnosed with lupus. I am taking medications to help with flares, which are reasonably controlled, but I'm exhausted all the time. Is this just a part of the disease, or is there something that...
  • Commentary: Protect seniors from Medicare cuts

    California is home to 5 million Medicare beneficiaries. Our senior citizens deserve quality healthcare at a fair price. However, a new panel in Washington, D.C., is jeopardizing their care. The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) is a 15-person,...
  • Judge: More evidence needed to prove cause of death in one pill mill patient death

    Judge: More evidence needed to prove cause of death in one pill mill patient death
    Prosecutors hit a legal speed bump Wednesday in the trial of a doctor accused of fatally overprescribing pain pills to two patients when a judge said the evidence — so far — about the cause of death for one of the victims was "less than...
  • Best diet for people with autoimmune disease

    Dear Pharmacist: Your post on rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune disease intrigued me. I didn't realize eating beans, peanuts, peas, lentils, soy or tofu was an issue. I eat these foods frequently, and I still hurt. Can you tell me more? —D.B.,...