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  • Marvin Markowitz: Knocked down, but standing taller than ever

    By Jared Sichel

    2 weeks ago

    In the middle of a water physical therapy session, Marvin Markowitz, a 65-year-old businessman and passionate Los Angeles philanthropist, telephoned to explain what forced him, 15 months ago, to add rigorous, daily physical therapy to a schedule that already includes running a...

  • West Nile Virus Cases at Eight Year High

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    August 3, 2012 | 10:38 am

    It’s summertime! Summer is the perfect time for swimsuits, outdoor grilling, throwing Frisbees, and contracting dangerous untreatable viral infections.

    West Nile is a virus that is transmitted by mosquito bites. Four out of five people infected with West Nile Virus have no...