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Medical Procedures and Tests

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  • 5-year-old gets partial diagnosis for mystery illness

    5-year-old gets partial diagnosis for mystery illness
    A La Crescenta Elementary School student who has suffered a lifetime of enigmatic health problems has finally started to get some answers following extensive testing at a federal research center. Reece LoCicero, 5, has been diagnosed with cutaneous...
  • Report: Artificial turf at Glendale sports fields well within federal limits for toxins

    Report: Artificial turf at Glendale sports fields well within federal limits for toxins
    An environmental testing firm has determined that the amount of lead in the artificial turf at the Glendale Sports Complex is far below federal and state limits — a potential chink in the armor of those who have argued strongly at City Hall...
  • Mayor: faux grass may contain varying levels of toxins

    Mayor: faux grass may contain varying levels of toxins
    Mayor Laura Friedman on Tuesday took issue with a report by an environmental testing firm that showed lead levels in artificial turf at city sports fields was far below federal standards. Friedman has cited potential health hazards presented by high...
  • Schools prepare for the Big One

    Schools prepare for the Big One
    It took just seconds for Muir Elementary School students to scurry under their desks Thursday morning, but it was a lesson officials hope will last a lifetime. The school community joined millions of Californians for the Great California Shakeout, a...
  • Gatto's bill on male circumcision bans headed to governor's desk

    A bill that prohibits cities and counties from enacting bans on male circumcision is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after passing the state Assembly unanimously Tuesday. The Senate unanimously passed the measure last week. The legislation, written by...
  • Bills await governor's signature

    It was a busy week at the state capitol as lawmakers scrambled to get bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk before recessing on Friday until January. One bill written by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La CaƱada Flintridge) that increases protection for public safety...
  • Glendale police shed pounds under fitness program

    Glendale police shed pounds under fitness program
    Glendale police employees have cut their collective body fat by 5% over the last five years under a program aimed at decreasing health care and injury costs. Cholesterol levels also dropped from an average 207 in 2005 to 189 last year, when 259 employees...
  • Oceanography taught this winter in Baja

    Glendale Community College is offering a winter program in Baja at the college’s field station. GCC has been holding classes in the Baja California peninsula of Mexico since 1974. Oceanography 115 — Introduction to Oceanography and...
  • He keeps the blood pumping

    He keeps the blood pumping
    Pointing to a digital screen, Harry Balian — a cardiologist at Glendale Adventist Medical Center — noted damage to his patient’s heart. “This is a gentleman who is 57. He smokes cigars and he tells me it’s not dangerous...
  • Businesses help keep kids healthy

    A Taste of Downtown Glendale surpassed all expectations with more than 1,000 foodies packing 45 Glendale restaurants for, in many cases, a lot more than a taste on May 11. Brand Boulevard was buzzing with enough foot traffic to make every merchant happy....
  • A poignant immigrant story

    A poignant immigrant story
    The Colony Theatre opens its 37th season with a brave selection — the West Coast premiere of Michael Golamco’s “Year Zero.” With a unique structure and a stellar young cast, it’s a quietly powerful work that sneaks up on...
  • In Theory

    Q. A study released June 9 by the Public Religion Research Institute: “Committed to Availability, Conflicted About Morality, What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars.” Fifty-six...