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NEWS
November 26, 1987 | NANCY SHULINS, Associated Press
Maranda Francisco stands at the center of a crowded conference room. All eyes and all cameras are on the fidgety 6-year-old, from the tips of her light-brown curls to the toes of her new party shoes. For a few self-conscious seconds, she stares back. Then, with a throat-clearing giggle, on a single intake of breath: "Humpty-Dumpty-sat-on-a-wall," she whispers. "Humpty-Dumpty-had-a-great-fall."
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SPORTS
April 26, 1990
Dr. John A. Lombardo has been appointed the NFL's first steroid adviser, Commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced. Lombardo heads the sports medicine section of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
NEWS
February 11, 1986 | Associated Press
Rep. Delbert Latta (R-Ohio) on Monday was released from the Cleveland Clinic, six days after undergoing triple coronary bypass surgery, an aide said. Latta, 65, has served in the House 27 years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 27, 2006 | Valerie J. Nelson, Times Staff Writer
J. Madison Wright Morris, a former child actress who underwent a heart transplant at 15 and had a heart attack a day after returning from her honeymoon in Hawaii, died Friday. She was 21. Morris, who on July 8 married Brent Joseph Morris, a medical student at the University of Kentucky, died at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. Her first major role was in the mid-1990s NBC series "Earth 2."
SCIENCE
January 15, 2008 | Thomas H. Maugh II, Times Staff Writer
The heavily advertised drug Vytorin is no better than an inexpensive generic drug at blocking the damaging effects of high cholesterol levels, according to new data released by the drug's manufacturers Monday. In a study of 720 patients funded by the manufacturers, Vytorin -- a combination of the drugs simvastatin and ezetemibe -- reduced levels of LDLs, the so-called bad cholesterol, by about 29% more than simvastatin alone.
NEWS
February 7, 2011 | By Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times
Just as American Heart Month begins, a reader sent in a question on checking blood pressure at home -- which, as it turns out, is more nuanced than it looks. So what's the proper way to go about it? There are a couple of concerns when using a home monitoring device to measure blood pressure: which arm to use, and how long to wait before testing. Luckily, the Mayo Clinic and the American Heart Assn. have some guidance on the subject. There's usually a slightly measurable difference in blood pressure between your arms, according to the heart association . Your dominant arm will probably be higher.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1987 | Associated Press
Rep. Delbert L. Latta of Ohio, senior Republican on the House Budget Committee, has entered the Cleveland Clinic for tests and observation after experiencing some problems with hypertension, an aide to the 67-year-old congressman said Friday.
NEWS
June 6, 1987 | Associated Press
An employee of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation was killed and another was critically injured Friday when a valve in a steam line exploded, clinic officials said. The steam is used for heating buildings and for sterilizing surgical equipment.
NEWS
July 21, 1995 | Associated Press
Former Mayor Carl B. Stokes, the U.S. ambassador to the Seychelles, is being treated for cancer. Stokes, 68, said he is getting radiation and chemotherapy treatments at Cleveland Clinic Hospital in preparation for surgical removal of a tumor in his esophagus. He made the disclosure in the Plain Dealer newspaper Thursday.
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