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Clippers: Blake Griffin To Have Elbow Surgery For Staph Infection

The Los Angeles Clippers announced Sunday that 25-year-old Blake Griffin will undergo surgery for a staph infection in his elbow.

02/08/2015

Dr. Ehab Mohamed (credit: CBS)

Sentencing Postponed For Ex-Cosmetic Surgeon In Death Of Liposuction Patient

A former Encino cosmetic surgeon convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient was due in court Tuesday for sentencing.

02/03/2015

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Lakers’ Bryant Has Surgery, Expected To Miss 9 Months

The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Wednesday that Kobe Bryant had surgery earlier in the day to repair his torn rotator cuff, and is expected to need nine months to recover.

01/28/2015

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Kobe Bryant To Have Shoulder Surgery Wednesday

Lakers’ guard Kobe Bryant will have shoulder surgery Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/26/2015

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Report: Bryant To Decide Monday If He’ll Need Surgery On Shoulder

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will need surgery on a torn rotator cuff and will require season-ending surgery, according to reports Friday.

01/23/2015

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Emergency Workers Accused Of Looking At Joan Rivers’ 911 Records With No Legitimate Reason

Officials say there’s no evidence any EMS workers shared the information.

01/09/2015

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Lakers Rookie Julius Randle Has Successful Foot Surgery

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle has undergone surgery to replace a screw in his right foot.

01/06/2015

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Police Officer Hospitalized After Struggle With Transient In Venice

The female officer, whose name has not been released, was on patrol in Venice when officers witnessed a male transient committing a crime at Vernon Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard.

12/30/2014

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Simple Procedure Uses Ultrasound To Treat ‘Turkey Neck’ Without Surgery

Many people who experience sagging skin beneath their chin, known as “turkey neck”, wince when they first begin to develop it, and would spend large sums of money on surgery to get rid of it.

11/25/2014

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Muffin, Paralyzed Kitten, Gets To Go Home Following Corrective Surgery

The little kitten was able to go home just one day after he underwent surgery

CBS Los Angeles–11/01/2014

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Rescue Kitten Paralyzed By Botched Microchip Insertion May Get Second Chance With Surgery

Six-week-old Muffin was dropped off at the Downey Animal Shelter after being found on the streets. Loren Slama rescued the stray had to be microchipped as part of the process but soon discovered something had gone horribly wrong.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner: Joan Rivers Died Of Brain Damage, A ‘Predictable Complication’

Legendary comic Joan Rivers died of brain damage due to a lack of oxygen as a “predictable” complication of surgery, medical officials announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2014

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Gordo The Dog Cleared For Release After ‘Miraculous’ Recovery From Pursuit Crash

Doctors first believed Gordo, a mild-mannered Maltese mix, would lose his limb completely after the rim of a van driven by a stolen vehicle suspect sliced his hip joint during a wild chase in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/22/2014

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Dog Hit By Car Gets A Second Chance Hours Before He’s Scheduled To Be Put Down

Volunteers from the Bichon Rescue Brigade picked up Maverick from an Orange County shelter when he was scheduled to be put down after a July 3 collision left him with multiple fractures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2014

Comedian, television personality and actress Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, 2014 at the age of 81. (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Former Joan Rivers Plastic Surgeon Remembers Her Zest For Life

“It something happens,” Rivers said, reassuring her daughter, “things are fine. And life is fine. And life is so much fun. It’s one big movie.”

09/06/2014

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