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  • Debbie Rowe: Michael Jackson's doctors competed to give pain meds

    Debbie Rowe: Michael Jackson's doctors competed to give pain meds
    Often in tears, Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe testified Wednesday that doctors seemed in competition to see who could give him the most powerful painkillers. “Michael had a very low pain tolerance, and his fear of pain was incredible,...
  • Low testosterone: A disease to be treated or market to be tapped?

    Low testosterone: A disease to be treated or market to be tapped?
    If you're a middle-aged guy who watches sports, news or late-night talk shows, you've seen the ads: Your flagging energy levels, mood, sports prowess and libido ... could they be caused by low T? After you figure out that T stands for "testosterone" --...
  • Michael Jackson's ex-wife offers window into singer's drug abuse

    Michael Jackson's ex-wife offers window into singer's drug abuse
    When Michael Jackson couldn’t sleep while touring Europe in the mid-1990s, his Munich hotel room was converted to a surgical suite, outfitted to administer the powerful anesthetic propofol, his ex-wife testified Wednesday. Debbie Rowe told...
  • Debbie Rowe: Michael Jackson used propofol to sleep in the 1990s

    Debbie Rowe: Michael Jackson used propofol to sleep in the 1990s
    Describing the King of Pop as being "at the end of his rope," Michael Jackson's ex-wife on Wednesday testified that the singer twice used the powerful anesthetic propofol as a sleep aid in the 1990s. Debbie Rowe's testimony in a Los Angeles courtroom...
  • Encino doctor charged with unlawful prescribing

    An Encino physician was charged Thursday with prescribing narcotic painkillers and other potent drugs to patients who had no legitimate need for the medications, prosecutors said. Yahya Hedvat, 68, was arrested at his Ventura Boulevard clinic, Encino...
  • Back pain: Doctors increasingly ignore clinical guidelines

    Back pain: Doctors increasingly ignore clinical guidelines
    Doctors have increasingly ignored clinical guidelines for the treatment of routine back pain by prescribing powerful and addictive narcotics instead of other recommended painkillers and by recommending unwarranted diagnostic imagery, according to a new...
  • Online doctor visits offer convenience and often lower costs

    Online doctor visits offer convenience and often lower costs
    Victoria Barzilai opened her mouth wide so the doctor could look at her sore throat. Not exactly a remarkable event, except that Barzilai was at home and the doctor was hundreds of miles away. Feeling too sick to drag herself to the school health...
  • Young white women still embrace indoor tanning despite cancer risks

    Young white women still embrace indoor tanning despite cancer risks
    Indoor tanning is a great way to get skin cancer – especially if you start young. People who use tanning beds, sunlamps or tanning booths before age 35 are up to 75% more likely to develop melanoma, and those who begin before 25 may double their...
  • Sunscreen prevents skin cancer, yet doctors rarely recommend it

    Sunscreen prevents skin cancer, yet doctors rarely recommend it
    Has your doctor ever advised you to use sunscreen? Chances are, the answer is no. In fact, out of 18.3 billion doctor visits over nearly 21 years, sunscreen was recommended to patients only 12.83 million times, a new study finds. That works out to...
  • MRSA linked to pig manure but is on decline overall, studies say

    MRSA linked to pig manure but is on decline overall, studies say
    Estimated cases of infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, fell more than 30% in the U.S. between 2005 and 2011, suggesting that heightened efforts to combat the infections in hospitals had made a difference, researchers wrote...
  • Women told they have breast 'cancer' more likely to want surgery

    Women told they have breast 'cancer' more likely to want surgery
    Women were more likely to want surgery when they were told they had a type of breast cancer than when the diagnosis was a breast lesion or a group of abnormal cells — even though all three scenarios described the same disease. The findings, reported...