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In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, surgical residents and experienced surgeons train on a mannequin at the Surgical Simulation and Training Laboratory in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Heart disease specialists develop nonsurgical technique to correct birth defects

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A new technique for repairing the most common cardiac birth defect in newborns, commonly referred to as “a hole in the heart,” has been used successfully to rectify the condition in […]

07/29/2014

UCLA Medical Center building, Los Angeles (AP Photo)

UCLA ranks high in state and national listing of medical facilities

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, along with its sister campus in Santa Monica, was named again today the top hospital in the state and fifth best in the country […]

07/15/2014

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3 LA hospitals listed in top 100 US hospitals

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center are among the top 100 U.S. hospitals listed today by Becker’s Hospital Review. The list was the result […]

04/03/2014

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Philanthropic couple makes $15 million gift to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A $15 million donation from a Los Angeles couple will support new clinical care programs and research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, hospital officials announced today. In honor of their donation, […]

10/04/2013

Boy dies in golf cart crash

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 10-year-old boy has died after suffering a severe head injury when a modified golf cart overturned in a Beverly Park gated community, a coroner’s official said today. The coroner’s department […]

09/09/2013

Mustafa, left, and his wife, Yesim Balci pose at their stand along the Venice, Calif., beach boardwalk Sunday Aug. 4, 2013 near where a Saturday incident involving a driver who accelerated through a crowd of beachgoers. Yesim shows her injured right leg where she was struck by the driver. (AP Photo/Tami Abdollah)

Vendors recall hit-and-run driver at LA boardwalk

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One minute, Mustafa Balci was sitting in a lawn chair next to his wife at their booth on the Venice Beach boardwalk, enjoying the leisurely summer scene. The next minute, the […]

08/05/2013

UCLA Medical Center building, Los Angeles (AP Photo)

LA hospitals earn top rankings in report

   LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, along with its sister campus in Santa Monica, was named today the top hospital in the state and Los Angeles area and fifth […]

07/16/2013

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Cedars-Sinai fires 6 in patient privacy breaches

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has fired five workers and a student research assistant for peeping on patients’ private medical records in the days after reality television star Kim Kardashian gave birth […]

07/13/2013

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Physicist Stephen Hawking visits LA stem cell lab

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Hawking toured a stem cell laboratory Tuesday where scientists are studying ways to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig’s disease, a neurological disorder that has left the Hawking almost completely paralyzed.

04/10/2013

LA's Cedars-Sinai Medical Center gets $20M gift

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has gotten a $20 million donation toward its nearly completed Advanced Health Services Pavilion. The Sue and Bill Gross Surgery and Procedure Center is named […]

11/14/2012

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