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May 23, 1996 | JULIE MARQUIS and LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
An osteopathic physician who authorities said had two 6-inch throwing knives strapped to his legs and hand knives in his pockets was arrested Tuesday outside his medical office on a charge of illegal possession of concealed weapons. Jeffrey D. Gerber, 46, of Whittier was taken into custody at 7:30 p.m. by investigators with the state Department of Consumer Affairs, a source close to the investigation said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1996 | JULIE MARQUIS and LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
An osteopathic physician who authorities said had two 6-inch throwing knives strapped to his legs and hand knives in his pockets was arrested Tuesday outside his medical office on a charge of illegal possession of concealed weapons. Jeffrey D. Gerber, 46, of Whittier was taken into custody at 7:30 p.m. by investigators with the state Department of Consumer Affairs, a source close to the investigation said.
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August 18, 1987 | JESSE KATZ, Times Staff Writer
Instead of dashing out of class to celebrate the end of Anatomy I, the 100 first-year medical students remained seated, heads bowed, while their professor led them in a solemn prayer. For a brief moment, culminating a grueling term of lab work and lectures, they paid final tribute to the 26 cadavers they had dissected during the course.
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August 18, 1987 | JESSE KATZ, Times Staff Writer
Instead of dashing out of class to celebrate the end of Anatomy I, the 100 first-year medical students remained seated, heads bowed, while their professor led them in a solemn prayer. For a brief moment, culminating a grueling term of lab work and lectures, they paid final tribute to the 26 cadavers they had dissected during the course.
HEALTH
July 2, 2001 | BARRIE CASSILETH
When you seek advice from a "doctor" or read something by a "doctor," do you really know what kind of doctor he or she is? Do you know how that person's background might affect the information and care he or she gives? Among the initials after names of people referring to themselves as "doctor" are MD, PhD, DC, DO, ND and OMD. It pays to find out on whom we are depending when we ask for information, help or care.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1997 | LISA ADDISON
UC Irvine and Anaheim city officials will dedicate a plaque Thursday commemorating the original site of what ultimately became the UCI College of Medicine, founded in 1896. The public ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at Broadway and Olive Street in Anaheim. Originally named the Pacific School of Osteopathy, the college was in the old Hotel Del Campo. The ceremony will include remarks by Dr. Thomas Cesario, dean of the UCI College of Medicine; Anaheim City Manager James D. Ruth and Dr.
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August 29, 1993
Demetri Papoutsis, 61, an osteopath who specialized in treating dancers' injuries, in many cases saving their careers. In 1967, he became a senior clinical tutor at London's British School of Osteopathy. He also had his own practice in London, specializing in sports injuries. Among his greatest successes was virtuoso dancer Peter Schaufuss. The dancer severely injured his back shortly after George Balanchine accepted him into the New York City Ballet in 1976. U.S.
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May 12, 1987 | ALLAN PARACHINI, Times Staff Writer
A new study finds than the Caesarean section delivery rate may be increasing even faster than critics believe and the single most significant factor driving the trend is greater reliance on repeat Caesareans. Those conclusions--certain to disappoint health workers and organizations trying to reduce the surgical birth rate--come from the same group of researchers at the National Institutes of Health who last year found the Caesarean rate to be rising at a discouragingly rapid rate.
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October 3, 1990 | SARAH PATTEE
The little girl lay on the examination table, crying so violently that her body arched upward. Her eyes rolled wildly and her tongue jutted stiffly out of her mouth. The keening sound vibrated off the walls and seemed to stun everyone in the tiny room to numb silence. Everyone but the doctor. Crooning "All is well, all is well," Dr. Viola Frymann approached the 2-year-old. Frymann rolled the small girl over and slowly rubbed her back.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 17, 1992
What is not mentioned in your article is the role of osteopathic medical education in this country in the production of primary care physicians. The 15 colleges of osteopathic medicine in the U.S. all incorporate a primary care educational commitment with their curricula. Sixty percent of doctors of osteopathy (DO) in the nation practice primary care medicine. While only 14.6% of 1992 allopathic (MD) graduates say they want a career in primary care, 49% of 1992 osteopathic graduates plan to practice in primary care.
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December 18, 1986 | Associated Press
Debts incurred by doctors who defaulted on government-backed student loans will be deducted from their income tax refunds, the Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. In regulations published in the Federal Register, the department authorized the Internal Revenue Service to collect about $49 million in bad debts from more than 1,200 doctors, dentists and others who have failed to repay Health Education Assistance loans. A total of $11.
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