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  • Santa Barbara Zoo giraffe dies after surgery

     
    Daniel, a 19-month-old Masai giraffe, has died following a dental procedure similar to a root canal, Santa Barbara Zoo officials said Tuesday. Eight veterinarians and three veterinary technicians performed the surgery, which seemed to be going well...
  • Doctor gets 6 months in jail for fondling unconscious patients

     
    Yashwant Balgiri Giri, 60, pleaded guilty to a court offer to multiple felony counts related to the sexual battery of the patients, including a 16-year-old, according to a statement from the Orange County district attorney's office. Giri will have to...
  • UC to pay $1.2 million to settle suit targeting UCI Medical Center

    The University of California has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a federal whistle-blower lawsuit charging falsification of records and poor supervision of patients by UC Irvine anesthesiologists. The suit said anesthesiologists at the university's...
  • Dr. Christian J. Lambertsen dies at 93; inventor of scuba gear

    Dr. Christian J. Lambertsen dies at 93; inventor of scuba gear
    Dr. Christian J. Lambertsen, who developed the first self-contained underwater breathing apparatus — scuba gear — while studying medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in the 1930s and '40s, died Feb. 11 at a retirement home in Newtown,...
  • Dr. Jack Kevorkian dies at 83; 'Dr. Death' was advocate, practitioner of physician-assisted suicide

    Dr. Jack Kevorkian dies at 83; 'Dr. Death' was advocate, practitioner of physician-assisted suicide
    He was known as Dr. Death, a Michigan physician who helped his patients kill themselves. In doing so, Jack Kevorkian inflamed a nationwide debate in the 1990s over a terminally ill patient's right to die. And he served eight years in prison for second-...
  • Drug speeds depression relief in mice and men: How does it do it?

    Drug speeds depression relief in mice and men: How does it do it?
    The long-used (and abused) sedative ketamine appears to lift depression's dark veil almost instantaneously by boosting the production of a protein that helps protect and maintain brain cells and regenerate them after injury, a new study says. Ketamine...
  • Conrad Murray trial: Propofol dosing requires care, expert says

     
    Jurors in the trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor began hearing Thursday from a top expert on propofol, the surgical anesthetic that led to the singer’s death....
  • Witness: Conrad Murray more like employee than doctor to Jackson

     
    Conrad Murray trial: The final prosecution witness against Michael Jackson's personal physician told a jury Wednesday afternoon that the singer's death was directly related to an "employee-employer" relationship that developed between the doctor and his...
  • Brand X Files: Did Mel pull gun on Oksana? GOP wants to repeal Wall St. reform! Apple to recall iPhone 4?

     
    Mel Gibson alleged to have pulled gun on Oksana Grigorieva when she tried to leave his house after argument: Radar also reports on photos of his bruised baby daughter, and a fifth tape is released Friday, allegedly of Gibson totally losing it. (Radar...
  • Dental care for disabled may grow even scarcer

    Dental care for disabled may grow even scarcer
    Dr. Diana Zschaschel leaned over Boogie's wheelchair to check his teeth with a mirror and probe. Boogie wailed. "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...
  • 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.......