| Jan 7, 2011
| 4:39 PM
TARR, Eric G., M.D., Anesthesiologist, Artist, Yachtsman, Movie Producer and Adventurer, lost a long and brave battle with malignant melanoma, passing away in his Balboa Island home, December 26, 2010.
He was born in Bloemfontein, Republic of South...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:56 PM
A Marina del Rey anesthesiologist has filed a lawsuit accusing the president of the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing firm of identity theft for using the doctor's name to establish a corporation that billed insurers without his permission.
Dr. Martin E. Flynn...
| Feb 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
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 âmajor surgeryâ and in a manner that did not live up to medical standards, according......
| Sep 23, 2009
| 4:32 AM
The success of coronary artery bypass surgery is not linked to the phase of the moon, physicians rarely turn into werewolves at night and being bitten by a vampire will not make you immortal. Well...the first one is true, according......
| Apr 15, 2010
A conflict between Riverside Regional Medical Center and its former anesthesia company has escalated to the point that Riverside is unable to perform open-heart surgery until April 23.
Riverside did not renew its contract with Virginia Anesthesia and...