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Booster ShotsMaybe you'll find this interesting.... Hepatitis A vaccine was used as a control vaccine in the recently published study assessing the herd immunity potential of vaccinating kids against influenza -- not just because the Hepatitis A vaccine is safe but......
Times Staff WritersFor at least four years, UCI Medical Center officials and employees knew that liver transplant candidates were dying while the program turned down a huge portion of donated organs it was offered. But the program continued to enroll patients, market its...
Times Staff WriterDr. Sean Cao, the lone transplant surgeon employed by UCI Medical Center, was typing at his computer around midnight. In the subject line of an e-mail message, he wrote: "confidential memo for transplant team members only." "LET ME CLARIFY ONE ISSUE,"...
Tags: Heart Attack, Family, Liver, University of California, Health
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (WPIX) -- State regulators indefinitely stripped the license of a New Jersey doctor Wednesday after health officials say was the source of a breakout of hepatitis B among his patients. Nearly 3,000 people who were under Dr. Parvez...
Tags: Chemotherapy, Biotechnology, WPIX, Cancer, Health
Of The Morning CallWhen you visit Wendy's on Union Boulevard in Allentown to order a No. 1 Combo, you expect a hot, fresh sandwich and fries at a bargain price. You'll also be getting a fast-food meal fixed in a kitchen that has been scrutinized for cleanliness and safety...
Times Staff WritersIn January 2003, after more than two years on a waiting list for a liver transplant, Saad Al-Harthi was finally considered sick enough to rank near the top. If a donated organ became available, he would have only a few hours to get to St. Vincent Medical...
Tags: Family, Saudi Arabia, Liver, Health, Cancer
Sun StaffIn mid-March 2002, Marcella N. Leski, 39, was jailed for failing to appear in court on a drug-possession charge. Twelve days later, she was so ill that her legs were amputated below the knees. Her family alleges in a lawsuit that the prison contractor'...
Times Staff WriterThe nicotine patch. Google. The hepatitis B vaccine. Music synthesizer chips. Computerized war games. And a really tasty strawberry. Those are just a few of the thousands of inventions that were born on the campuses of California, making the state's...
Keep up-to-date with the latest health headlines. Every day, you'll find links to the newest articles on medicine, health and wellness -- the information you need to stay informed. -------------------- KFC Starts Frying With Less Harmful Oil, People...
Tags: Kentucky, Drugs and Medicines, Blood, Health, KFC Corp.
LOS ANGELES -- Fans of singer Natalie Cole are coming to her rescue after she revealed that she is in need of a transplant. The daughter of Nat King Cole told CNN's Larry King that she is facing a lifetime of dialysis after both of her kidneys failed...
Tags: CNN (tv network), Social Issues, Nat King Cole, Charity, KTLA
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The Department of Veterans Affairs says three patients exposed to contaminated medical equipment have now tested positive for HIV. The VA said Friday initial tests show one patient each from its Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Augusta, Ga.; and...
Marvin Webster lived the good life at Morgan State University in the early 1970s. He was the "Human Eraser," a 7-foot-1 shot blocker who intimidated opponents on the basketball court and who charmed friends and teammates off it with his caring, selfless...
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