| Oct 7, 2011
Michelle Malizzo Ballog was nervous as hospital staff wheeled her into surgery to replace a temporary stent in her liver. In a procedure two weeks earlier, also at University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, she had awakened too early from the...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 7:01 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- An expert reviewer from the Medical Board of California told the jury Wednesday that Dr. Conrad Murray's care of Michael Jackson leading up to his death was so inadequate that it violated the Hippocratic oath, an ethical...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Dr. Luis Navarro, Director of The Vein Treatment Center in New York, NY, one of the most well-respected and established physicians in the country, has devoted his life's work to the treatment of venous disorders (varicose and spider veins). Formally...
| Jul 25, 2011
The pain began almost immediately after Cheryl Sorrels had pelvic surgery to correct a bulging bladder three years ago. There was also a lot more bleeding than she expected.
Sorrels chalked that up to a difficult recovery. It wasn't until the 58-year-old...
| Feb 7, 2012
Phil Schoenborn has suffered from sinus problems for years--and on this day is finally finding relief in the comfort of the doctor’s office.
He's undergoing balloon sinuplasty which until last year was performed at a hospital under general...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:36 PM
I've been battling skin cancer for the past two months. More accurately, I've been battling my HMO to get my cancer removed.
The good news is that surgery offered a complete cure for this type of cancer, and it is now gone. The bad news is that the...
| Mar 12, 2012
16 month old Calleigh Erickson has a cold and isn't feeling too hot--for pediatrician Gregory Sonnen that was pretty easy to diagnose--but diagnosing kids with a bacterial infection that causes stomach inflammation is never easy--until now.
| Jun 4, 2008
Dr. Diana Zschaschel leaned over Boogie's wheelchair to check his teeth with a mirror and probe.
"It's OK, Boogie," said his father, Vergery Grubbs Sr. He reached over to take his son's curled hand. "Keep your mouth open. You're doing a...