| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:25 PM
So, the state of Ohio conducted a little experiment Thursday: Can you execute someone using just two drugs?
And the result? Why, yes you can. But it wasn’t quick, and it may not have been painless.
First, a little background.
The executed man,...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Dear Pharmacist: You said some drugs are related to fluoride and may cause hypothyroidism or other diseases of the reproductive tract. Which medications and why? — D.L., Fort Lauderdale
Dear D.L.: Shocking, I know! Some of the most popular...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Hace 30 años le pidieron a la hermana religiosa Helen Prejean que se haga "amiga" por correspondencia de un reo condenado a muerte. Cartas van, cartas vienen, la mujer sintió que eso no era suficiente.
"¿Sabes qué?...te voy a visitar", le escribió un...
| May 21, 2013
| 12:55 PM
For years, physicians have been inching their way to a better understanding of how -- and how well -- the drug ketamine, a "twilight drug" used to sedate some patients before a painful procedure, can lift someone with severe depression almost...
| May 6, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Michael Jackson had a long list of prescription drugs in his system when he died in the days before his anticipated comeback tour, a toxicologist with the Los Angeles County coroner's office testified Monday.
Dan Anderson, the first witness called in...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:02 PM
A former Wichita area physician who is serving time on supervised release for a drug violation has been indicted on federal charges including possession of controlled substances, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.
A grand jury returned an indictment...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Oak Brook-based Advocate Health Care failed to obtain proper consent from emergency room patients before enrolling them in a clinical study, according to a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The letter to Advocate’s...
| Jun 16, 2012
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sharply criticized Advocate Health Care, the state's largest health system, for enrolling emergency room patients in a clinical trial without their permission.
In a warning letter made public this week, the FDA...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 7:01 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- An expert reviewer from the Medical Board of California told the jury Wednesday that Dr. Conrad Murray's care of Michael Jackson leading up to his death was so inadequate that it violated the Hippocratic oath, an ethical...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:21 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- After a break for Columbus Day, jurors in the involuntary manslaughter trial against Dr. Conrad Murray on Tuesday were shown an overhead photo of Jackson's naked corpse on an autopsy table.
The photo was shown during...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 7:42 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Jurors on Friday heard a more than 2-hour-long police interview -- kept private until now -- in which Dr. Conrad Murray details his treatments on Jackson in the hours before the singer's death, including his administration of...