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  • Doctors may be transfusing blood too often

    Doctors may  be transfusing blood too often
    Patients may be getting blood transfusion too often during surgery, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers. The study shows wide variation in the use of transfusions, and those who receive blood fare no better, and sometimes do worse. The...
  • Pomegranates: The crown jewel of fruits

    Pomegranates: The crown jewel of fruits
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on pomegranates. The pomegranate...
  • Senators urge probe of drug

    Two U.S. senators called on the Pentagon yesterday to investigate the military's use of a largely experimental blood-coagulating drug that doctors inject into wounded troops to control bleeding but that has been linked to unexpected and potentially deadly...
  • DANGEROUS REMEDY

    American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...
  • DUBIOUS BREAKTHROUGH

    When the drug known as Recombinant Activated Factor VII arrived on the American market in 1999, it seemed destined for obscurity. Made by the Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk and sold under the name NovoSeven, it was approved only for...
  • Army medicine: Untested in battle

    Army medicine: Untested in battle
    The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous. Advanced battle dressings,...
  • Promising stroke therapy may be held up in debates

    When Ruth Johnston got a crushing headache and started to slur words that morning on the sailboat, her husband took action. He radioed the Coast Guard that she was having a stroke. Within 15 minutes, Maryland medics whisked the woman to North Arundel...
  • A day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong's fans

    A day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong's fans
    Tim Loranger is a Los Angeles aviation attorney who was deeply moved by Lance Armstrong's story of beating cancer. The former Marine wears the Armstrong yellow wristband, races in an Armstrong hat and has raised thousands of dollars for Armstrong's cancer...
  • Stick with shelter contract and skip declawing your cat

    Celebrating the fact that June is American Humane Association Adopt a Cat Month, this column is devoted to your cat questions. Q: I don't believe in declawing. My husband wants me to declaw a kitten we recently adopted from a shelter. For starters, the...
  • Frugal Fashion: Coco Rocha pretty in a peplum

     
    Model Coco Rocha recently attended the 6th annual DKMS Linked Against Blood Cancer gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York in one of spring's hottest trends, a peplum dress. She wore a belted peplum cocktail dress with houdstooth bodice and lace-up...
  • The kind of salad dressing you use can make veggies healthier

    The kind of salad dressing you use can make veggies healthier
    Dieters often say, “Hold the dressing,” but hold on: That might make those virtuous vegetables less nutritious, a study shows. Researchers at Purdue University found that some fat matters – and that the kind of fat matters too. For...
  • Review: Jack White magnetic at the Mayan

     
    Guitarist Jack White, known best for his work with the White Stripes, performed at the Mayan in Los Angeles on Monday night. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews....