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UCLA Medical Center Gets ‘F’ In Hospital Safety Survey

One of the Southland’s most prestigious hospitals received a failing grade for patient safety in a survey released Wednesday.

11/28/2012

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Glendale Adventist Medical Center

(KNX 1070) – The largest employer in Glendale started as a sanitarium and now 108 years later they are curing all sorts of ills at the Glendale Adventist Medical Center.

10/19/2012

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City Council Repeals Ban On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to repeal the ban on storefront medical marijuana dispensaries.

10/02/2012

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Pot Shops In Eagle Rock, Downtown LA Targeted In Lawsuits, DEA Raids

DEA agents raided three locations, filed notices of asset forfeiture, and sent out 67 letters to pot shop operators or property owners across the Southland.

09/26/2012

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Activists To Deliver 50,000 Signatures To Suspend Pot Dispensary Ban

A citywide ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles could be suspended on Wednesday even before it takes effect.

08/29/2012

Patients at the VA Medical Center are experiencing delays and some outages after the fire broke out Sunday at an outbuilding at the Brentwood-area facility. (credit: CBS)

Surgeries Delayed At VA Hospital After Weekend Fire

An electrical outage at the Veterans Administration medical facility has left two buildings running on emergency power and forced some surgeries to be delayed.

08/14/2012

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Pro-Medical Marijuana Councilman Admits To Having Prescription

A pair of Westside city councilmen has admitted to taking campaign donations from – and even patronizing – local medical marijuana dispensaries.

07/31/2012

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Male Cross-Dresser, 51, Gets Prison For ID Theft

A transient male cross-dresser will spend one year in jail for stealing a woman’s identity and ringing up more than $100,000 in medical costs.

07/09/2012

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Patients, Doctors Sue Aetna For Alleged Coverage Denials

Thousands of doctors and patients in Southern California and throughout the state filed a lawsuit Tuesday against one of the nation’s largest health insurers.

07/03/2012

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SCOTUS Decision To Benefit 3 Million Uninsured Angelenos

Millions of people in Los Angeles County who currently do not have medical insurance will soon have more options than county hospitals.

06/28/2012

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Vote To Close Marijuana Shops Postponed Amid Proposed Deal

A City Council vote on a proposed ban on medical marijuana dispensaries faced possible postponement due to the absence of several key council members.

06/22/2012

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Report: LAFD Slower To Respond To Medical Emergencies Since 2009

The LAFD’s Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss a newly released report about the department’s response times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2012

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Medical Marijuana Advocates Rally To Stop Proposed Dispensary Ban

Terminally ill patients and dispensary workers were among those who showed up on the steps of City Hall ahead of a critical vote tomorrow.

CBS Los Angeles–06/07/2012

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City Council Plan Would Close Dispensaries, Allow Patients To Grow Medical Marijuana

City lawmakers on Tuesday will consider a proposal that would close medical marijuana dispensaries while allowing for patients to grow and share their own marijuana through collectives.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/29/2012

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Deliveryman Robbed By Baton-Wielding Ninjas In West Covina

A medical marijuana deliveryman was still shaken up after what he described as a robbery by two men allegedly dressed as ninja warriors.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/26/2012

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