| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 11, 2012
The last two decades could be considered the golden age for advances in anesthesiology, capped in October when the Anesthesia Quality Institute started the first nationwide system for the collection of data that includes individual problems from...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...