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Medical Procedures and Tests (INACTIVE)

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  • Pet project grows out of partnership

    Pet project grows out of partnership
    A year ago, the Warner Bros. facilities department was looking for a pet project to give back to the community. The Burbank Animal Shelter fit the bill. “We went over with them all the things we needed, and they were able to do a lot,” said...
  • Police intercept post-Superbowl drunk drivers

    More than half of the motorists arrested on Sunday in Glendale for alleged drunk driving attended a Super Bowl party, officials said. Of the nine motorists arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, six were attending or...
  • Antonovich slams agencies for slow progress on chromium-6

    Antonovich slams agencies for slow progress on chromium-6
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich today slammed public health officials for “pathetic bureaucratic inertia” in establishing new maximum allowed levels of chromium-6 in public drinking water. The California Department of Public...
  • Porn star joins valley business leaders in opposing condom requirement for adult film productions

    Porn star joins valley business leaders in opposing condom requirement for adult film productions
    The porn star who’s made a name for himself with his guy-next-door looks and role opposite Lindsay Lohan in an upcoming indie flick came out Thursday against a proposed initiative to require condoms on adult film sets in Los Angeles County. At a...
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital to merge with USC medical center

    Verdugo Hills Hospital to merge with USC medical center
    Verdugo Hills Hospital, for the last 40 years an independent hospital, has entered into merger talks with USC’s Keck Medical Center, officials said Tuesday. Members of the Verdugo Hills board of directors voted at a June meeting to partner with...
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital doctors expect mixed bag

    With USC's acquisition of Verdugo Hills Hospital finalized last week, doctors on staff at Verdugo Hills are saying the merger's impact likely will be a mixed bag. Dr. Ben Pradhan, an orthopedic surgeon, said USC’s acquisition of the hospital will...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Van Nuys residents want a piece of Marilyn, High radiation levels found in soil at Boeing site

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Van Nuys residents want a piece of Marilyn, High radiation levels found in soil at Boeing site
    Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, December 14. Residents in Van Nuys want a post office named after Marilyn Monroe. The movie star attended Van Nuys High School in the 40s. They also want a life-size statue in the building, reports the Contra...
  • Two hospitals cited for excellence

    Those planning to go under the knife in Glendale and Burbank can at least take solace in knowing that two local hospitals earned recognition in recent weeks for their outstanding surgical care. Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is one of the...
  • In Theory: Save the mother or the baby?

    Q. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Ariz. has stripped St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, also in Phoenix, of its Catholic affiliation for performing emergency surgery on a woman that saved the woman's life but ended her pregnancy, which...
  • Ruling OKs JPL background checks

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday to allow sweeping background checks of JPL scientists and other government contract workers, ruling that privacy rights do not prevent officials from digging into employees' medical, financial and...
  • VHH doctor performs innovative obesity surgery

    A patient who underwent an innovative weight loss surgery at Verdugo Hills Hospital last month is recovering and back at work in clothes that fit more loosely than they used to. Dr. Ara Keshishian, a Glendale-based bariatric surgeon, performed the...
  • Malnourished mountain lion cubs found in Burbank

    Malnourished mountain lion cubs found in Burbank
    Animal control officers on Tuesday rescued two malnourished mountain lion cubs that were hiding under a parked car in Burbank — but not before one resident reportedly tried hitting them with a broomstick. The cubs weigh 5 pounds each and were taken...