| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Abortion mill. If you spend any amount of time listening to anti-abortion activists or reading their literature, you've heard this epithet, which they apply to any clinic that performs abortions.
A "mill," in this usage, is the very opposite of a clinic....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:23 AM
A longtime Beverly Hills dermatologist for late pop star Michael Jackson could lose his medical license after failing to undergo mental and physical evaluations ordered by the California medical board earlier this year....
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The MTA on Thursday moved to hire an independent consultant to complete a full review of the agency’s “safety culture”...
| Mar 14, 2011
Once a woman becomes visibly pregnant, it isn't long before she's being asked extremely personal questions by complete strangers:
"Are you going to have an epidural or go natural?
"You're not drinking alcohol, are you?"
"Have you tried ginger for...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 4:36 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The key defense witness, an expert on the surgical anesthetic propofol, will be back on the stand in the Dr. Conrad Murray trial Monday.
Prosecution experts will cross examine White on Monday as the five-week trial enters its...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:06 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- More former girlfriends are expected to testify Tuesday in the manslaughter trial against Dr. Conrad Murray, including one who claims she was on the phone with the physician when Michael Jackson stopped breathing.
At the preliminary...
| Jan 10, 2012
With close to 2 million Americans dependent on or abusing prescription painkillers, a growing number of families are redefining their notions of what a drug addict looks like.
"The person with the drug problem is not necessarily a teenager shooting up in...
| Jun 26, 2009
As California investigators search for answers in the mysterious death of pop icon, Michael Jackson -- pain management experts say anyone, celebrities included, can easily and quickly become sucked into a dangerous cycle of using and sometimes over...
| Jun 26, 2009
Demerol is a synthetic narcotic - the derivative of Morphine. It's highly addictive with many side effects.
Pain management doctor, Chris Chen, says Demerol shouldn't be taken over a long time because it can cause a by-product build up, which could...
| Jun 29, 2009
Dr. Conrad Murray was Michael Jackson's personal physician and was perhaps the last person to see him alive.
"He has just lost a patient, he's lost a close friend, he's devastated by that," said Matt Alford, Murray's Houston based attorney.
| Jul 25, 2009
The morning of her second day at Starpoint Surgery Center in Studio City, nurse Melony Currier was found in the parking lot, passed out in her car.
Once roused, she was escorted to a drug-testing facility to provide a urine sample. In the restroom, she...