Surgery

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

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$50K Reward Offered For Suspect In Mid-City Shooting Death Of 7-Year-Old Boy

Talaib Pecante, his mother and a 31-year-old man were struck at approximately 9 p.m. Monday, when multiple shots were into their vehicle during a car-to-car shooting in the 1900 block of South Corning Street.

12/05/2013

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Family And Friends Remember Boy, 7, Fatally Shot In Mid-City

Loved ones gathered Wednesday night at an emotional candlelight vigil for a 7-year-old boy killed in a car-to-car shooting in Mid-City this week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2013

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Irish Woman Gets New Shot At Life Thanks To Country’s Relationship With City Of Downey

A sister-city relationship between the city of Downey and County Roscommon in Ireland gave a 37-year-old woman with a dangerous tumor a new shot at life.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2013

Raffi Torres #13 of the San Jose Sharks in action in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Vancouver Canucks during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HP Pavilion on May 5, 2013, in San Jose, California. The Sharks defeated the Canucks 5-2. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sharks F Torres Undergoes ACL Surgery

San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres has undergone surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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‘CSI’ Actor, Musician Brad Carter Raising Funds For Album Before 2nd Brain Surgery

A Hollywood actor and musician who played guitar live during an “awake” brain procedure in May is crowd-funding his first album before he goes under the knife again.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Doctors: Randy Travis Awake After Stroke, Surgery

Country music star Randy Travis was awake and interacting with his family and friends Monday as he recovers from surgery following a stroke, his doctors said.

07/16/2013

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Lakers’ Bryant Seen Walking Without Boot; 1st Since Surgery

Lakers star Kobe Bryant is making progress in his recovery from a torn Achilles’ tendon.

06/21/2013

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Injured Kings Coach Credits Controversial Surgical Robot With Speedy Recovery

L.A. Kings coach Darryl Sutter is touting a controversial surgical robot with helping him to get back in the rink less than a week after undergoing double hernia surgery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2013

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Dr. Andrew Ordon Discusses Children Of War Foundation

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and Co-Host of ‘The Doctors’, Andrew Ordon, MD, FACS, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to tell viewers about his recent trip to Amman, Jordan!

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2013

Brad Carter is seen here playing guitar after he was woken up during a procedure to stop involuntary tremors.(courtesy Twitter/@UCLAHealth

‘CSI’ Actor Sings, Plays Guitar During ‘Awake’ Brain Surgery

A Hollywood actor and musician took on one of his most challenging roles yet when he broke out in song and played guitar live during an “awake” brain surgery procedure.

05/23/2013

Kobe Bryant is expected to be out six to nine months after suffering a torn left Achilles' tendon in last Friday's game against the Golden State Warriors.(credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Amnesty For Kobe? Lakers Face $80M Decision In July

Has the face of the Los Angeles Lakers franchise played his last game for the purple and gold?

04/15/2013

Kobe Bryant tweeted (@KobeBryant) photos to fans making fun of how he looked as he got ready for surgery. He said, “Surgery prep time.  Lookin like Mrs. Doubtfire with a jerri curl cap lol Anesthesia next #highasakite #mambaout.” (credit: twitter.com/kobebryant)

Bryant Recovering After ‘Successful Surgery’ On Torn Achilles Tendon

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was recovering this weekend after surgery to repair his left Achilles tendon.

04/14/2013

Kobe Bryant is expected to be out six to nine months after suffering a torn left Achilles' tendon in last Friday's game against the Golden State Warriors.(credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Bryant Undergoes Surgery To Repair Torn Achilles Tendon

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant underwent surgery Saturday for what appeared to be a rupture of his Achilles tendon, the team said.

04/13/2013

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