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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 31, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
A new $16-million building for Saddleback College's health sciences department won unanimous approval this week from trustees of the South Orange County Community College District. The 61,000-square-foot, three-story building also will house college district offices. The board had approved $12.7million for the health sciences building before deciding to add district offices to the structure. Officials said they expect the building to be completed in two years.
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SPORTS
January 26, 1990
The Portland Trail Blazers' Ramon Ramos, who suffered severe head injuries in a Dec. 16 automobile crash, is improving, a spokeswoman at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital said.
HEALTH
May 15, 2011 | By Olga Khazan, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Between the sheet-cake birthday parties and hours-long, cookie-fueled management meetings, office work has a way of undermining all our plans to live healthfully. Americans spend nearly nine hours at work each day — and our sedentary jobs wreak havoc on our bodies. Three-quarters of adults get little or no activity daily, according to Dr. James Levine, an endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Two-thirds of Americans are overweight, and obesity accounts for 63 million physician office visits each year.
HEALTH
May 25, 2009 | Melissa Healy
The recent recall of a popular weight-loss supplement comes at a time when Americans are more desperate than ever to lose weight. The pharmaceutical industry has come up virtually empty in a multibillion-dollar race to find a safe and effective weight-loss pill, and consumers, to many health experts' chagrin, are often turning to dietary supplements instead. Now proponents and critics of these products have snapped to attention.
NATIONAL
May 29, 2011 | By David Willman, Los Angeles Times
He roamed the University of Cincinnati campus with a loaded gun. When his rage overflowed, the brainy microbiology major would open fire inside empty buildings, visualizing a wall clock or other object as a person who had done him wrong. By the mid-1970s, Bruce Ivins had earned his doctorate and was a promising researcher at the University of North Carolina. By outward appearances, he was a charming eccentric, odd but disarming. Inside, he still smoldered with resentment, and he saw a new outlet for it. Several years earlier, a Cincinnati student had turned him down for a date.
HEALTH
March 1, 2010 | Lony Castro, Special to the Los Angeles Times
I never actually intended to harm anyone. Honestly. In fact, I think the waiter is to blame. I was dining at a restaurant with my sister when the waiter casually asked if I was enjoying the evening with my daughter . I tried to shrug off the comment off but couldn't. I decided to get a second opinion and soon found myself walking into the office of a plastic surgeon. I entered through a marbled anteroom centered with a pedestal table and a stunning, if stiff, floral arrangement.
NEWS
February 20, 1988 | United Press International
President Reagan will nominate Alan Marshall Elkins to be a member of the Board of Regents for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, the White House has announced. Elkins, 57, is chief of psychiatry and president of the medical staff at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Me.
SPORTS
March 17, 1985 | United Press International
The University of Utah Health Sciences Center has performed its second human heart transplant, an official confirmed Friday. Spokesman John Dwan said the patient, who was not identified, was doing well after the Thursday night surgery.
NEWS
May 15, 1987 | Associated Press
President Reagan will speak at commencement exercises Saturday for prospective military medical officers, the White House announced Thursday. Reagan will address graduates of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
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