Melissa Rivers has filed a malpractice suit against Yorkville Endoscopy, the New York City clinic that treated her mother, Joan, for a minor throat surgery last August. The procedure had complications and Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest; she died a week later. While the New York medical examiner determined that Rivers died from brain […]
In an essay sharing how the death of her cat was easier - and better handled by caregivers - than the death of her parents, Margo Rabb recalls the end of that final trip to the vet’s office: In Juliet’s office [at the clinic], they let me stay on their couch with Sophie’s body for […]
About 125 doctors and dentists staged a one-day strike Tuesday at student health clinics at 10 UC campuses as part of a contract dispute between the union and the university system.
Abortion clinic worker “Celia” discusses late term abortion. Her clinic injects Digoxin into the hearts of the babies before dismembering them: “It’s going to be weird now because you’re going to see the sono. You’re going to see the heart beating – little hearts, you know- and then, all of a sudden, you’re going to […]
Results from a new study hold the potential to substantially improve clinical decision-making to determine when a premature newborn is ready for oral feeding. The study describes developmental salivary biomarkers associated with feeding success in newborns, markers that could lead to development of objective assessment tools for caregivers.
Yesterday in a Manhattan court, Melissa Rivers filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the clinic and doctors who were operating on her mother, Joan, when she unexpectedly slipped into a coma and died. According to the suit, which you...Show More Summary
Four days after performing onstage for the first and only time as Android Amaker, Seattle musician and Oklahoma native Brent Amaker checked into a plastic surgery clinic for a neck lift and a procedure on his eyelids. In a sense, it was just part of the show for Amaker. Show More Summary
Here's a nasty exclusive clip from FEAR CLINIC, Robert Hall's upcoming horror film (based on the FEARnet series of the same name) starring Robert Englund and Fiona Dourif. All I'll say about it is, if you're not a big fan of spiders or open wounds - or a combination of the two, especially - then you might want to fetch a barf bag. Show More Summary
Over the past ten years or so the research on how diet might influence resiliency to clinical depression has come a long way. The consensus of the data so far seems to be that consuming whole, traditional foods is protective compared to a so-called Western Diet with lots of highly refined and processed ingredients. Show More Summary
(“There is no tale of woe,” is a quote from the formerly abused Jane in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte) When is it better not to tell your tale of woe? Here is a clinical story that illustrates this question. My client Jamie’s six-year old daughter Sasha held a pillow over another girl’s face in play at school and caused her to gasp. Show More Summary
San Francisco software firm GoBalto helps speed up the process of running clinical trials for potentially life-saving new drugs. Dolby Family Funds and Mitsui made a $12 million investment last week.
Sponsored: Rewards and incentives play a critical role in motivating healthy behavior change. And a growing number of clinical trials show that games and social media can change health behavior and improve outcomes for various conditions.
Check out the transcript and audio here of an interview with one of MOC's main detractors who proposes alternative means for accountability which would be less burdensome, more clinically relevant and less expensive.
Melissa Rivers Monday filed a lawsuit against the clinic where her mother Joan fell ill, seeking damages for the “medical mismanagement” that led to the comedienne’s death. Rivers, in the … READ ON
Irate customer? Unhappy employee? A clinical psychologist shares the magic phrases that can make your most difficult conversations much easier.
Melissa Rivers is suing the clinic where her mother, Joan Rivers, stopped breathing and eventually died during a routine procedure.… READ ON
I’m not surprised to hear about this. Yesterday Melissa Rivers formally filed the paperwork to sue the Yorkville Endoscopy Center as well as Joan Rivers’s personal physician, Dr. Gwen Korovin, who’s pictured in two photos in the gallery after the break. Melissa released a statement, according to People, alleging: What ultimately guided me was my […]
After hiring a law firm in October to look into her mother's death, Melissa Rivers has filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against a Manhattan medical clinic and the doctors who administered Joan Rivers's fatal throat procedure. The malpractice suit alleges that instead of tending to Rivers, the doctors at Yorkville... More »
Four months after the tragic death of Joan Rivers, the late comedian's daughter has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Yorkville Endoscopy and the physicians who performed surgery on Joan prior to her September passing. According...Show More Summary
BOSTON - Fears of a link between testosterone replacement therapy and cardiovascular risk are misplaced, according to a review published in this month's Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The therapy has come under widespread scrutiny in recent months, including by a federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel convened last fall.