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Former cosmetic surgeon pleads not guilty to manslaughter charge in patient’s death

VAN NUYS (CNS) – A former Encino cosmetic surgeon pleaded not guilty today to an involuntary manslaughter charge stemming from the death of a patient who was allegedly given a toxic cocktail of drugs during […]


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Lawmakers consider doctors’ role in drug overdoses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Family members whose loved ones died as a result of prescription drug overdoses will be among those calling for change as lawmakers consider whether to reauthorize the state medical board.