| Jan 20, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Where do skin tags come from? As I age, I feel like I get more and more, and they appear out of nowhere. Are they harmful at all? Can I do something to get rid of them myself, or do I need to see a skin doctor? Some of them are really...
| Feb 8, 2010
Michael Jackson's doctor was charged Monday with involuntary manslaughter, capping an exhaustive investigation into the pop star's stunning death last summer and setting up the prospect of another sensational celebrity courtroom drama.
Dr. Conrad Murray,...
| Feb 8, 2010
| 2:22 PM
Prosecutors on Monday charged Michael Jackson's personal physician with involuntary manslaughter in connection with administering a combination of surgical anesthetic and sedatives blamed in the music legend's death last summer.
The complaint filed by...
| Feb 19, 2010
| 1:19 PM
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- James and Mary were the most popular baby names in the 1940s when hospitals began forbidding laboring mothers to eat or drink in case they needed an emergency Caesarean section.
But like trends in names, much has changed in...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Do you see what I see?
If the answer to your eye doctor's question is no, it's probably time for stronger glasses.
Or maybe the problem is something more serious.
By age 65, one in three people has some form of vision-impairing eye disease, says the...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Zoe, a 16-year-old giraffe at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, died Thursday after receiving anesthesia during a medical procedure. The reticulated giraffe was a favorite of visitors who occasionally were allowed to feed her
"We are stunned by the sudden...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 2:26 PM
For many patients, anesthesia is the scariest part of surgery. But you can ease your fears — and help prevent the rare negative outcome — with awareness and good communication with doctors, says Dr. Paul Rein of Virginia Anesthesia VAPCS in...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:54 PM
SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- An anesthesiologist in Orange County, already accused of sexually assaulting two female patients while they were unconscious, has now been charged with assaulting a third woman.
Yashwant Balgiri Giri, 58, is charged with one...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 6:07 AM
Melissa Behrmann jokes that since September of last year, she has voluntarily been a human pincushion.
But even after months of pokes and prodding and tests, Behrmann, 20, an Indian River native, would do it all over again.
In December, Behrmann donated...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 6:49 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Millions of people go under the knife every year, but what happens when the anesthesia you are given wears off in the middle of the operation? Being awake during surgery is every patient's worst nightmare, and it happened to Jana-...
| Feb 11, 2011
When considering plastic surgery, it's hard to know what questions to ask.
First, you have to decide whether to have the surgery at all. Then you must choose a surgeon.
We asked two experts, Fort Lauderdale cosmetic surgeon Paul Wigoda and Miami...