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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1991
Private hospitals have helped reduce the waiting period for pregnant women seeking initial prenatal care from the county to 1.6 weeks from a high of three weeks, an official said Monday. Los Angeles County officials last year joined with the private sector in a plan to divert thousands of pregnant women to private hospitals to ease tremendous overcrowding in the county's obstetrical system.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1997 | CARYL RIVERS, Caryl Rivers is professor of journalism at Boston University and the author of "She Works, He Works" (HarperCollins San Francisco, 1996)
Audience approval of Demi Moore's tough Navy SEAL in "GI Jane" may reflect not just a hit movie but a major shift in gender patterns in the industrialized world. A new reproductive paradigm is developing, and as it does, past constraints on female behavior are easing. For centuries, Homo sapiens was a fragile, embattled species, beset by predators and struggling for survival.
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NEWS
April 5, 1995 | JOHN HURST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the latest legal broadside to hit California's beleaguered prison system, a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday charges corrections officials with "deliberately indifferent failure" to provide proper medical care to most women inmates.
NEWS
April 5, 1995 | JOHN HURST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the latest legal broadside to hit California's beleaguered prison system, a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday charges corrections officials with "deliberately indifferent failure" to provide proper medical care to most women inmates.
NEWS
February 20, 1992 | MIKE WARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
So many people are expected to attend the dedication of the new $50-million Women's Center at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center on Saturday that officials will conduct the ceremonies twice. The first session will begin at noon with addresses by Dr. Agnes H. Donahue, director of the Office on Women's Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and by hospital President Robert Burwell. They will repeat their speeches to a second audience at 3:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1997 | CARYL RIVERS, Caryl Rivers is professor of journalism at Boston University and the author of "She Works, He Works" (HarperCollins San Francisco, 1996)
Audience approval of Demi Moore's tough Navy SEAL in "GI Jane" may reflect not just a hit movie but a major shift in gender patterns in the industrialized world. A new reproductive paradigm is developing, and as it does, past constraints on female behavior are easing. For centuries, Homo sapiens was a fragile, embattled species, beset by predators and struggling for survival.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1994 | BARBARA BOXER, Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is a U.S. senator
Passage of health-care legislation will be a defining moment for the women of this nation. For the 29 million women with no health insurance, for the millions at risk for breast cancer and for the 3 million who will face a crisis pregnancy, health-care reform holds so much promise--and so much risk.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1993
A Long Beach woman was named Ms. Senior America of California this week at a pageant in Torrance. Undine Wildman was one of 19 contestants in the pageant, sponsored by FHP Health Care for women 60 and older. The winner will represent California at the national Ms. Senior America Pageant in Nashville this May.
BUSINESS
December 2, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Tokos Medical Corp. Faces Inquiry: The Santa Ana-based firm, which provides home health care services to pregnant women, faces an inquiry Friday by the American Medical Assn. into whether payments the company made to physicians to refer patients were ethical. Tokos provides at-home health care to women with troubled pregnancies.
BUSINESS
September 16, 1993
After Tokos Medical Corp. said it would report lower revenues and an operating loss for the third quarter, its stock hit a new low Wednesday before closing at $5, off 37.5 cents. Tokos of Santa Ana provides home health care to women expecting premature babies. The company said Tuesday that referrals from doctors in August were lower than expected. As result, third-quarter revenues, it said, are likely to fall below the $31 million the company received in the second quarter, when it lost $6.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1994 | BARBARA BOXER, Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is a U.S. senator
Passage of health-care legislation will be a defining moment for the women of this nation. For the 29 million women with no health insurance, for the millions at risk for breast cancer and for the 3 million who will face a crisis pregnancy, health-care reform holds so much promise--and so much risk.
NEWS
February 20, 1992 | MIKE WARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
So many people are expected to attend the dedication of the new $50-million Women's Center at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center on Saturday that officials will conduct the ceremonies twice. The first session will begin at noon with addresses by Dr. Agnes H. Donahue, director of the Office on Women's Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and by hospital President Robert Burwell. They will repeat their speeches to a second audience at 3:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1991
Private hospitals have helped reduce the waiting period for pregnant women seeking initial prenatal care from the county to 1.6 weeks from a high of three weeks, an official said Monday. Los Angeles County officials last year joined with the private sector in a plan to divert thousands of pregnant women to private hospitals to ease tremendous overcrowding in the county's obstetrical system.
NEWS
December 10, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
A Kosovo pediatrician revered among ethnic Albanians for her human rights work during a crackdown by Yugoslav authorities was sentenced in a Serbian court to 12 years in prison for abetting terrorism. Dr. Flore Brovina, 50, was convicted and sentenced in Nis on charges of conspiring against the government to commit terrorism during the North Atlantic Treaty Organization bombing campaign last spring against Yugoslavia.
NEWS
May 8, 1994 | From a Times Staff Writer
All that was missing Saturday was apple pie, as both President Clinton and his Republican opposition invoked motherhood to argue their cases for and against the Administration's health care reform plan. Clinton marked the Mother's Day weekend by making an appeal for his proposal, which he said would give mothers "another gift that will improve and prolong their lives--the gift of good health care."
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