| Feb 4, 2012
The Medical Board of California has faulted a doctor in the 2010 death of a Lap-Band patient who had surgery at a clinic affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign, filing charges that could cause him to lose his license to practice.
The board has...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has released the names of a 28-member National Hispanic Steering Committee that includes prominent Latinos from all over the country and Puerto Rico. Central Floridians on the list are former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez,...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Dr. Mark I. Rossberg, a pediatric anesthesiologist at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Thursday of prostate cancer at his...
| Dec 14, 2011
It has taken almost two years, but government regulators finally woke up to the idea that those 1-800-GET-THIN billboards plastered all over Southland freeways may be dangerous to your health.
That's the underlying meaning of the action announced Tuesday...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 5:10 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Round two of the battle of the propofol experts started Thursday afternoon in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor as the defense anesthesiology expert began his testimony.
When Dr. Paul White continues his testimony Friday, and he...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 6:54 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Dr. Conrad Murray probably gave Michael Jackson 40 times more of the surgical anesthetic than he admitted to police, a leading expert on the drug testified Thursday.
Dr. Steven Shafter was the last witness called before the...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 6:52 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- After a long delay, testimony resumed Wednesday in the involuntary manslaughter trial against Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray.
Dr. Steven Shafter, who is likely the prosecution's last witness, took the...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:11 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- The trial of Dr. Conrad Murray will be delayed until at least Wednesday to give the defense time to study new lab test results the prosecution contends show Michael Jackson did not ingest a fatal overdose of sedatives.
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:58 AM
Here's the list of physicians and other medical professionals who were sanctioned by the Maryland Board of Physicians in May. Stay tuned for those sanctioned in June in a post later today:
Phyllis K. Barson, M.D.
Area of Practice:...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 4:39 PM
TARR, Eric G., M.D., Anesthesiologist, Artist, Yachtsman, Movie Producer and Adventurer, lost a long and brave battle with malignant melanoma, passing away in his Balboa Island home, December 26, 2010.
He was born in Bloemfontein, Republic of South...
| Aug 18, 2010
Pain. It stabs. It burns. It aches. It throbs. It gnaws at you. It knocks you for a loop. But, sooner or later, it goes away.
Unless it doesn't.
That's a nightmare come true for millions of Americans who spend every day in a world of hurt. And the...