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Times Staff WriterDr. Norman Shumway, the Stanford surgeon recognized as the father of heart transplant surgery, died Friday morning at his home in Palo Alto of complications from cancer, the Stanford University School of Medicine announced. He died one day after his 83rd...
Times Staff WriterNick Draper, the 7-month-old who struggled to live after receiving a transplanted heart at UCLA Medical Center last week, is improving so fast that doctors plan to sew up his chest over the next two days, his surgeon said Wednesday. Nick's improvement...
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Special to The TimesTHE heart may be deceitful above all things, but sometimes it can tell a truth hidden to the mind — as in a slim book published in 2000 by French political philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy. The text, titled "The Intruder," was a meditation occasioned by...
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Mark Landau, who with his wife, Sandra, were believed to be the first married couple to have had heart transplants, has died. He was 59. Landau, who lived in Ladera Ranch in Orange County, received a second heart transplant Dec. 17, 2007. He never...
Times Staff Writer"John Q." is an all-stops-out rabble-rouser that hurls a broadside at America's medical insurance crisis. It takes aim at the HMO hell that so many Americans have experienced firsthand and drives home its message with the subtlety of a sledgehammer....
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