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  • Children's hospitals often lead the way on innovation

    Children's hospitals often lead the way on innovation
    In South Florida's hospitals, many innovations started in children's-only medical centers. Think calming colors and MRI machines designed for comfort. You can learn a lot from a child. Just ask South Florida's adult hospital industry. Some of the...
  • F.V. hospital fined for patient safety violation

    The California Department of Public Health fined Fountain Valley Regional Hospital $75,000 on Friday for failing to follow policies to ensure patient safety. The facility was penalized for an incident that occurred in December 2011, when a patient died...
  • NFL Week 14: San Francisco finds clear path to victory over Seattle

      On a snowy, blustery, miserable day elsewhere in the NFL, the San Francisco 49ers played in sunshine and basked in the relatively warm winds of change. They beat Seattle at home, 19-17, reversing the flow after lopsided losses to the Seahawks in...
  • Energy drinks speed heart contractions, MRIs show

    Energy drinks speed heart contractions, MRIs show
    This is your heart on an energy drink, and it’s contracting significantly faster than it was before you opened that can full of liquid stimulant. So says a team of cardiac radiologists who were concerned about adverse side effects from energy...
  • Back pain often overdiagnosed and overtreated

    Harvard Health Blog What doctors call "routine" back pain can really, really hurt. Surprisingly, the best treatment is usually quite conservative--over-the-counter pain relievers, ice and heat, and gentle exercise. Yet for decades, many doctors have been...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: MRI not intended to be used in place of a mammogram

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why is a mammogram the standard screening tool used to look for breast cancer? Wouldn't MRI catch the disease earlier? ANSWER: For most women, mammograms work well as a screening test for breast cancer. Magnetic resonance imaging of the...
  • Problem Solver: Health insurer initially balks at paying for cancer-screening MRI

    Problem Solver: Health insurer initially balks at paying for cancer-screening MRI
    It was by chance that Katherine Gorski discovered she had breast cancer. The Lemont resident was scratching an itch when she felt a bump. Gorski scheduled a mammogram, but the test showed nothing. A subsequent ultrasound showed the mass, at the time...
  • West L.A. pet hospital caters to high-end clients

     West L.A. pet hospital caters to high-end clients
    All the amenities of modern medicine are available at a new West Los Angeles hospital. There's 24-hour emergency care, a team of surgeons, psychology and physical therapy units, MRI and CT machines, one of the top oncologists in the country. Medical...
  • ABC News' Amy Robach offers update on her health

    ABC News' Amy Robach, who discovered she had breast cancer after undergoing what she thought was a routine mammogram for a piece she was filming for "Good Morning America," said she is on the mend and plans to return to work in a couple of weeks. On...
  • In the Pipeline: More than just a day at the beach

    In the Pipeline: More than just a day at the beach
    I first saw them last week at the beach while I was riding my bike, what appeared to be a father pushing his young son in a wheelchair along the bike path and then over the sand toward the ocean. The redheaded boy had a big smile, as did his dad. A...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Spectrum of tests needed to diagnose multiple sclerosis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My sister's doctor recently told her he suspects she may have MS, but she hasn't been definitively diagnosed with the disease. Isn't there a test that can tell if someone has MS? What are the common symptoms? Are some people at higher...
  • The Valley Line: Party thanks retiring USC-Verdugo Hills hospital chief

    The Valley Line: Party thanks retiring USC-Verdugo Hills hospital chief
    I'm writing this column before Thanksgiving Day, but you will read it on turkey day or over the weekend. I hope you have a wonderful holiday. I'm excited to celebrate this Thanksgiving with my extended family — all 25 of them. I can provide...