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Doctor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Medicare Out Of $11M

A Southern California doctor has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bilk Medicare out of more than $11 million by exaggerating patients’ symptoms to obtain wheelchairs and other medical equipment.

11/26/2012

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Rialto ER Doctor Trades In Scalpels For Guns As SWAT Volunteer

An emergency room physician trades scalpels and syringes for guns and gear as a member of the SWAT team in San Bernardino County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/12/2012

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Octomom Checks Into Rehab Citing Anxiety, Stress

Nadya Suleman has checked herself into a rehabilitation center, citing anxiety, exhaustion and stress.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2012

Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng, shown here in an earlier court appearance, has been charged with second-degree murder in the deaths of three men in their 20s. (credit: CBS)

Rowland Heights Doctor Accused Of Murder Pleads Not Guilty

A Rowland Heights doctor accused in the prescription-drug-overdose deaths of three men pleaded not guilty on Friday.

09/28/2012

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Jury Finds Doctor Guilty Of $1M Medicare Scam

Federal prosecutors say a Los Angeles doctor has been convicted for health care fraud after submitting about $1 million in bills for tests that were never performed on patients.

09/12/2012

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Doctor Weighs In On Importance Of A Well-Balanced Breakfast

Dr. Wendy Bazilian appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to discuss the importance of a well-balanced breakfast ahead of the upcoming school year.

08/19/2012

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Glendora Doctor’s Offices Raided In Rx Probe

Police and federal agents raided the offices Thursday of a Los Angeles-area doctor suspected of illegally prescribing prescriptions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2012

Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng  (credit: CBS)

Rowland Heights Doctor Ordered To Stand Trial On Murder Charges

Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on murder and other charges after asking a judge to dismiss all charges against her.

06/26/2012

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Hearing Delayed For SoCal Doctor Accused In Prescription Drug Overdose Deaths

Prosecutors will begin presenting evidence next week in the case against a Southern California doctor accused of second-degree murder in the prescription drug overdose deaths of three patients.

06/01/2012

Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng, 42, was arrested in March by state Medical Board investigators. (credit: LA Times)

Rowland Heights Doctor Charged With Murder After Patients Overdose On Prescription Drugs

A Rowland Heights doctor has been charged with second-degree murder after three of her patients died from prescription drug overdoses.

03/01/2012

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Study Finds Aspirin Therapy Not For Everyone

Many adults take one aspirin a day to prevent heart attacks or stroke. But a new study has found that only people at high or moderate risk for those diseases should be taking aspirin.

01/09/2012

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Irvine Doctor Accused Of Over-Prescribing Loses License

A physician, who practices out of Irvine, has lost his medical license as a result of drugs he prescribed prior to a patient’s death.

01/08/2012

Arturo Vargas (courtesy Kaiser Permanente)

Female Patient Accuses Montebello Doctor Of Molestation

Dr. Arturo Vargas is accused of molesting a female patient during a medical appointment.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/05/2012

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Judge Rejects Bid To Reinstate Nadya Suleman’s Doctor

A judge has refused to reinstate the medical license of a fertility doctor who gave a woman octuplets, saying the state Medical Board’s revocation was the appropriate action.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/15/2011

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Murray Will Only Serve Half Of 4-Year Jail Sentence

Dr. Conrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s 2009 death, was sentenced Tuesday to four years behind bars. He will also lose his medical license.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/29/2011

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