Doc Talk is a biweekly column devoted to documentary cinema, typically featuring an essay concentrated on a currently relevant topic for discussion followed by critic picks for new theatrical and home video releases. This week’s focus is on some of the films that screened at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.
With the presidential election only a month away, it’s time for movies tackling important national issues to… Continue reading Pictures of Health: Six Current Documentaries Tackle the Medical Issue
By Dylan Howard – Senior Executive Editor, Star magazine
Whitney Houston failed a routine medical check two weeks before she was found dead in a hotel bathtub, radio detection and rangingOnline.com has exclusively learned.
The legendary pop singer had sought a facelift to be performed by a Beverly Hills, Calif., plastic surgeon.
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But Dr. Marc Mani, a board certified plastic surgeon, refused to perform… Continue reading Whitney Houston Failed Medical Exam Two Weeks Before Death
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A familiar face from Rescue Me has signed up to save lives in a new NBC project.
Steve Pasquale, who was a series regular in the FX hit, has landed the starring role in NBC’s upcoming pilot Do No Harm. He will play neurosurgeon Jeffrey Kohl and his Hyde-like alter ego Ian Price.
The show, from writer David Schulner (The Event)… Continue reading ‘Rescue Me’ alum to star in NBC medical drama pilot
By Debbie Emery – Radar Reporter
While Casey Anthony flaunts her new life, love and even a puppy, the chief medical staffer who examined the body of her two-year-old daughter Caylee says that she is positive that the toddler was murdered.
“It was a homicide. Without a doubt,” Dr. Jan Garavaglia tells Anderson Cooper on Tuesday’s upcoming episode of Anderson when asked what she discovered from examining Caylee.
PHOTOS: Celebrities Who Died… Continue reading Caylee Anthony's Medical Examiner Says: 'It Was Homicide Without A Doubt'