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  • Decision on criminal charges in Michael Jackson case 'months' away

     
    Prosecutors and police investigators don't expect to file charges in connection with Michael Jackson's death before 2010, law enforcement officials told The Times. The officials said there is such much evidence to review -- some of it complex medical...
  • Needle biopsies safer and just about as good at diagnosing breast cancer, say authors of mammogram advice

     
    The federal government's Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, apparently undaunted by the controversy it kicked up last month over mammograms, has waded back into the breast-cancer thicket with new advice on how best to distinguish benign breast...
  • Perhaps the answer for elderly surgical patients is less sedation

     
    The question was: What can be done about postoperative delirium? Researchers at Johns Hopkins gave it some thought, conducted a double-blind, randomized study (the gold standard) of elderly patients undergoing hip fracture repair and concluded that, hmm,...
  • Eat, drink and be merry during childbirth

     
    Eat and drink anyway -- merriment can come later. The former advice comes from a new Cochrane Review analysis; the latter is actually just reassurance that such emotion (and the energy required for it) will ultimately be possible once again.......
  • Michael Jackson's personal physician pleads not guilty to involuntary manslaughter [Updated]

     
    Michael Jackson’s personal physician entered a plea of not guilty Monday afternoon at a standing-room-only arraignment attended by Jackson’s parents and several siblings. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Keith L. Schwartz set bail for Conrad...
  • Coroner: Michael Jackson given amount of anesthetic used in 'major surgery' [Updated]

     
    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 “major surgery” and in a manner that did not live up to medical standards, according......
  • Michael Jackson's doctor faces four years in prison if convicted on involuntary manslaughter charge; pop star's family arrives in court [Updated]

     
    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...
  • Michael Jackson's doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter in pop star's death

     
    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 in...
  • 'No two days are ever the same'

    'No two days are ever the same'
    It's 6:30 a.m. and Lori Wittner bounds through the bustling lobby of Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. A registered nurse, she is punctual, alert and ready for the start of her shift in the orthopedics unit. "We're very focused on time. It's comparable...
  • 'Awake' may not rouse sleepy week

    'Awake' may not rouse sleepy week
    This is the first of a new weekly feature that will project the weekend box-office performance and analyze marketing campaigns for movies opening and returning in theaters. With the only major release hitting theaters this week, the backers of the...
  • Military medical malpractice: Seeking recourse

    Minutes after routine surgery for acute appendicitis in October 2003, Staff Sgt. Dean Witt, 25, was being moved to a recovery room at a Northern California military hospital when he gasped and stopped breathing. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD:...