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1-Inch Grill Brush Wire Surgically Removed From Woman's Throat After BBQ

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A woman was spending her Saturday barbequing with friends, with a sudden grill-related hazard prompted a rush to the emergency room, and nearly cost her life. 231 more words


The Collar

5:30 a.m. I open my eyes. Morning light creeps through the blinds; I can hear the sound of traffic, and of birds singing. I shift in the bed… and then I remember what has happened. 704 more words

Barbra Streisand Meets With John McCain, Other Lawmakers to Talk Women's Heart Health

Barbra Streisand is among the most visible Hollywood supporters of Democrats — and often a target of the right.

But on Wednesday she trekked to Capitol Hill determined to send a bipartisan message on women’s heart health. 135 more words


Memories: Barbra Streisand pitches senators for more heart research

Yes, that was Barbra Streisand lobbying members of Congress for more federal funding to conduct research into women’s heart disease.

Streisand met with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Assistant Senate Democratic leader Dick Durbin, and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, among others, on behalf of the center that bears her name at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles. 120 more words