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Associated PressIt's safe to say the best is yet to come for the new national spelling champion. She's only just become a teenager. She'll probably keep her competitive juices flowing by entering the International Brain Bee, the perfect contest for an aspiring...
Dr. Rahul Jandial, MD/PhD is a neurosurgeon and scientist at City of Hope Cancer Center in Los Angeles. As an expert in his field, he has authored numerous papers and 5 books. He lives in Orange County with his wife and three sons. Dr. Jandial has been...
Times Staff WriterDr. Robert Iacono, the troubled neurosurgeon who was one of the first practitioners of a radical form of surgery for Parkinson's disease but whose personal behavior derailed his career, has died in a plane crash. He was 55. Iacono was flying alone from...
By Ronald Reimer, M.D., Tribune Media Services Premium Health News Service DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What do you think of acupuncture as a treatment for various ailments? How does it work? ANSWER: Acupuncture, which has been used and studied throughout the...
Tags: Surgery, Nausea, Symptoms, Tennis, Hemorrhaging
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCALIFORNIANS who use hands-free cellular devices while driving may be doing themselves a favor in the long run. That's because scientists still can't say with certainty that placing a cellphone against the head is completely safe, especially for heavy...
Tags: Surgery, Illinois Institute of Technology, DNA, Tumors, Children
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAMERICANS more than just believe the health information they get from fictional television shows. Spurred by what they see on shows like "ER" or "The Bold and the Beautiful," surveys suggest, they take action. They go to the doctor. They tell a friend...
Courant Assistant Features EditorOn a Sunday afternoon in March 1970, Dr. George Reardon photographed me in degrading, sexually provocative poses in his office at St. Francis Hospital. It was just another day for the doctor. Afterward, he stopped at Arthur Drug on Farmington Avenue...
Tags: Surgery, Values, Jane Fonda, Defense, The Institute of Living
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterEVERY DAY, doctors and hospitals bring healthy babies into the world, jump-start stalled hearts and find cancer when it's still curable. The wonders of medical care, whether delivered within a sprawling urban campus or a tiny rural clinic, have become...
Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz, the pioneering cardiovascular surgeon who performed the first U.S. heart transplant, developed a balloon-pumping device that has saved hundreds of thousands of lives and developed mechanical heart-assist devices, died of heart...
Zap2It.comCuba Gooding Jr. has taken his first TV role in more than a decade, signing on to star in a movie for TNT. Gooding will play the title role in "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story," a biography of neurosurgeon and best-selling author Ben Carson. The...
Tags: Cuba Gooding, Jr., Surgery, Mike Wright, Weaponry, Cuba
According to Pierce County investigators - a prominent Gig Harbor doctor is accused in an alleged road rage attack. Detectives say 37-year-old Dr. Dennis Geyer, a neurosurgeon at Madigan Army Medical Center is accused of second degree assault. Court...
Tags: Surgery, Hospitals and Clinics
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