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Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center

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  • Man suffers 'head to toe' burns in propane explosion

    Man suffers 'head to toe' burns in propane explosion
    A 40-year-old man delivering propane to a metal business in Boyle Heights suffered burns to his entire body Tuesday during a sudden flashover explosion. The man was pumping propane from his truck into a tank at Ekco Metals near the 1700 block of Perrino...
  • Dr. Gail V. Anderson dies at 88; pioneer in emergency medicine field

    Dr. Gail V. Anderson dies at 88; pioneer in emergency medicine field
    Emergency rooms weren't always staffed by specialists — doctors well-versed in making life-or-death decisions when a patient arrives at the hospital in cardiac arrest, bleeding from a gunshot wound, or suffering from a drug overdose. That all...
  • Whittier man shot and killed; suspects remain at large, police say

    A 34-year-old man was shot and killed in Whittier on Saturday afternoon, police said. The unidentified man was shot shortly after noon while he was standing outside an apartment complex in the 8000 block of Washington Avenue, said Lt. Bryan Ellis, a...
  • Two motorcyclists shot and wounded on 60 Freeway, authorities say

    Los Angeles police and county sheriff's officials are investigating shootings that wounded two motorcyclists riding on the 60 Freeway. One victim, a 39-year-old man, was shot six times in the back while riding on the freeway at Lorena Street at 11:40 p....
  • Since Obamacare, rate of growth in L.A. County ER visits slows

    Since Obamacare, rate of growth in L.A. County ER visits slows
    The pace of growth in Los Angeles County emergency room visits slowed in the early months of Obamacare, according to state records that offer a first local look at a key objective of the healthcare overhaul. During the first three months of expanded...
  • Homeless people migrating from downtown to County-USC, study finds

    Homeless people migrating from downtown to County-USC, study finds
    Homeless people squeezed out of downtown Los Angeles are migrating to nearby Lincoln Heights and Boyle Heights, where they are seeking refuge in the emergency room and on the grounds of Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, according to a six-month study...
  • CHP officers discover marijuana grow following pursuit, crash

    A marijuana growing facility was discovered in Huntington Park on Friday after a driver fleeing California Highway Patrol officers crashed into the building, authorities said. The incident began about 1 a.m., when CHP officers attempted to pull over the...
  • Organ donations on the rise among Latinos at County-USC Medical Center

    Organ donations on the rise among Latinos at County-USC Medical Center
    Latinos who die at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center are donating organs for transplantation at increasing rates, according to a new study. Minorities have long been less willing than whites to donate their organs, a disparity widely attributed to...
  • Dr. Paul Fleiss dies at 80; father of 'Hollywood madam' Heidi Fleiss

    Dr. Paul Fleiss dies at 80; father of 'Hollywood madam' Heidi Fleiss
    Pediatrician Paul Fleiss, who pleaded guilty in 1995 to conspiring to hide profits made by his daughter, convicted "Hollywood madam" Heidi Fleiss, died Saturday morning at his home in Los Angeles, said his cousin, Joel Fleiss. Paul Fleiss was 80. The...
  • Bryan Stow's life expectancy a point of contention at civil trial

    Bryan Stow's life expectancy a point of contention at civil trial
    Injuries suffered during a beating outside Dodger Stadium have cut Bryan Stow's life expectancy by about 10 years, an expert witness retained by attorneys for the Los Angeles Dodgers estimated Monday. Stow's life expectancy is a central issue during the...
  • Bryan Stow's life expectancy a point of contention during civil trial

    Bryan Stow's life expectancy a point of contention during civil trial
    Injuries suffered during a beating outside Dodger Stadium have cut Bryan Stow’s life expectancy by 10 years, an expert witness retained by attorneys for the Los Angeles Dodgers estimated Monday. Stow's life expectancy is a central issue during the...
  • Skid row residents criticize LAPD after death of mentally ill man

    Skid row residents criticize LAPD after death of mentally ill man
    Skid row residents met Wednesday with Los Angeles police to protest the death of a mentally ill homeless man who fell off a rooftop after officers shocked him with a Taser as he attempted to avoid arrest. The May 24 incident involving Carlos Ocana, 54,...