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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Joan Rivers Hospitalized In NYC, Reportedly In Critical Condition

By Christie D’Zurilla, Los Angeles Times Joan Rivers has been rushed to Manhattan’s Mount Sinai Hospital, New York police said Thursday morning, reportedly after she suffered complications during an outpatient surgery at a nearby doctor’s office. Emergency medical services brought the veteran stand-up comic and “Fashion Police” star to the hospital from “a doctor’s office […]

August 28, 2014

Giving Auguste A Chance To Hear

By Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Auguste is 3 years old, a charmer with big blue eyes, long lashes, and a playful smile. He’s wearing a T-shirt that says “Make some noise” and fiddling with his Etch A Sketch in a hospital exam room. But when a doctor reaches toward his temple, […]

July 25, 2014

Surgery Is Best For Managing Diabetes In Heavy People

Washington (AFP) – When it comes to managing type 2 diabetes in overweight people, stomach-shrinking surgeries are still more effective than trying to shed pounds with pills and lifestyle changes, researchers said Monday. Three years into a U.S. study that compares various approaches — gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and simply trying medical counseling, diet, exercise […]

March 31, 2014