| Jul 21, 2009
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LOS ANGELES - -- Following the death of singer Michael Jackson, there has been increasing public concern about the drug propofol that police found in his home. Known by the brand name Diprivan or by the generic name...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 4:32 AM
The success of coronary artery bypass surgery is not linked to the phase of the moon, physicians rarely turn into werewolves at night and being bitten by a vampire will not make you immortal. Well...the first one is true, according......
| Feb 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
In the last hours of his life, Michael Jackson was given a powerful anesthetic at a level equivalent to what would be used in a âmajor surgeryâ and in a manner that did not live up to medical standards, according......
| May 11, 2010
| 11:34 AM
Joint Commission Update: Letter to Employees
To our Riverside Team Members:
As many of you know, The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (The Joint Commission) conducted a two-day, unannounced "For-Cause" survey at Riverside...
| Jun 14, 2010
Here's a sampling of top celebrity doctors — whether authors, journalists, TV show hosts or all of the above — who are influencing what we eat, how we live and whom we love.
DR. MEHMET OZ
Claim to fame: Oz's good looks, plain talk and...
| Jul 20, 2009
| 9:16 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The powerful sedative Diprivan was already under question by federal regulators prior to Michael Jackson's sudden death.
Also known as Propofol, Diprivan was among a slew of pharmaceuticals reportedly found inside Jackson's rented Holmby...
| Aug 24, 2009
| 10:36 PM
A sleepless Michael Jackson spent his last hours pleading for a dose of a powerful anesthetic, his doctor told police, according to court records unsealed Monday.
For six hours, Dr. Conrad Murray said he resisted -- fearful that the pop star had...
| Aug 24, 2009
Michael Jackson's death is now ruled a homicide, a law enforcement official official told the Associated Press, making it more likely for criminal charges to be filed against the king of pop's personal physician, Houston cardiologist, Dr. Conrad Murray...
| 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...
| Apr 15, 2010
A conflict between Riverside Regional Medical Center and its former anesthesia company has escalated to the point that Riverside is unable to perform open-heart surgery until April 23.
Riverside did not renew its contract with Virginia Anesthesia and...