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Doctor Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Surgical Recovery Patient

A doctor at Temecula Valley Hospital has been arrested after he was accused of sexually assaulting a patient recovering from surgery.

08/19/2015

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City Attorney’s Office: Fake Veterinarian Busted When Cat Dies After Surgery

He called himself a veterinarian but when Hector Menjivar, who owns a North Hollywood animal clinic, recently performed surgery on a cat the pet died that same night.

07/23/2015

Dr. Ellen Crowe and her husband have both been charged in the death of an 88-year-old woman. (credit: Ventura County Sheriff's Dept.)

Thousand Oaks Doctor, Her Unlicensed Husband Held In Death Of 88-Year-Old Woman

Authorities say Dr. Crowe and McQuillan own and operate a business known as House Call Doctor Thousand Oaks .

05/14/2015

Arturo Vargas (courtesy Kaiser Permanente)

Doctor Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison After Pleading No Contest To Sexually Molesting Patients

A jury earlier convicted Arturo Vargas, 44, of two counts of felony sexual exploitation.

04/10/2015

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Doctor Who Treated Some Boston Marathon Bombing Victims Hopes Tsarnaev Is Sentenced To Death

Paul Rehder, Camarillo doctor who rendered aid to some of the Boston Marathon bombing victims, hopes a jury hands down a death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

04/08/2015

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Local Doctor, 82, Accused Of Taking Part In Prescription-Drug Ring

A local doctor in his 80s, along with five other people, have been indicted for allegedly taking part in a widespread prescription drug ring.

12/22/2014

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Woman Claims She Ended Up In ICU After Procedure At Clinic She Says Doctor Co-Owned

A San Pedro couple says they never had time to grieve the recent miscarriage of their daughter because of the events that transpired after.

11/20/2014

Brittany Maynard, 29, died with dignity in Oregon. (credit: CBS This Morning)

California Native Brittany Maynard, 29, ‘Dies With Dignity’ In Oregon

“There isn’t a single person that loves me that wishes me more pain and more suffering.”

11/02/2014

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Local Health Officials On Alert Due To Ebola Scare

At the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, the head of infectious disease control acknowledges keeping health workers safe from the virus requires a difficult and complicated protocol.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/13/2014

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Malibu Doctor Working To Control Spread Of Ebola Virus Returns From Africa

A local doctor has returned to the Southland after traveling to Africa to help combat the spread of the Ebola virus.

10/01/2014

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Are House Calls The Latest Health Craze? Local Doctor Capitalizes On Time-Strapped Angelenos With HomeMD

L.A. is home to some pretty unique health crazes – and the newest one will make you feel right at home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2014

Riverside County Sheriff's Department says this man has scammed women on an online dating site. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.)

Lawyer: Man Accused Of Sexual Assault, Fraud, Scamming Ex-Lovers Is Victim Of ‘Bad Breakups’

The attorney says Andrew Hernandez is simply the victim of angry ex-lovers and jealous ex’s.

07/31/2014

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Newport Beach Doctor Under Investigation For Prescription Drug Overdoses

An Orange County doctor was under investigation Wednesday in the deaths of two patients who died of prescription drug overdoses.

04/16/2014

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LA Doctor Charged With Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering

A Los Angeles-based doctor surrendered Thursday to federal authorities after being indicted on charges that he had illegally distributed drugs, including painkillers that are considered to be powerful and addictive.

04/10/2014

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Patient Safety Supporters Call For Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors

Families who claimed to have been victimized by dangerous or intoxicated doctors announced Monday the delivery of hundreds of thousands of signatures for a ballot measure that would require mandatory drug testing for doctors.

03/24/2014

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