This spring, nearly 20,000 medical students will graduate from medical schools across the country and will likely be asked to raise their hands for a new kind of Hippocratic Oath, one that now emphasizes a patient’s right to choose their own destiny. The Hippocratic oath is a 2,500-year-old pledge
The flash of a camera helped save the life of Ryder Temarantz, a 4-month-old baby boy from Scottsdale, Arizona. Ryder's mother, Andrea Temarantz, told ABC News today that this past December she had begun noticing that camera flashes produced a "white glow" in Ryder's left eye. "I just chalked it up
A unanimous jury ruled in favor of the Kentucky doctor who amputated a portion of Phillip Seaton's penis during an October 2007 circumcision to treat inflammation. The jury unanimously found that Dr. John Patterson exercised appropriate care when he removed a portion of Seaton's penis after finding
Phillip Seaton went to the hospital in October 2007 for a routine circumcision to treat inflammation but left the operating room without a penis. Seaton sued his surgeon, Dr. John Patterson, for removing his penis without his permission, and the trial got under way Monday in Shelby County
A little over a year ago, I noticed a pimple on my nose. Which would have been perfectly normal, except that I was 39 years old at the time. And this "pimple" never went away. Nine months later, finally convinced that my tiny zit wasn't going to morph into a poppable whitehead, I made an
On Day 35 of the Gulf oil spill , I traveled with the ABC News dive team in the Gulf of Mexico as the doctor on board, reporting on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and BP 's use of the dispersant Corexit. Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion and Philippe Cousteau Jr. , renowned
In the Midst of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Dermatologist Dr. Doris Day Answers Your Questions
"Good Morning America" anchor Sam Champion this morning had surgery to remove skin cancer cells from his shoulder, undergoing the procedure on live television. Dr. Michele Pauporte, a dermatologist with Juva Skin and Laser Center in Manhattan, removed the diseased spot – a basal cell carcinoma -
In an effort to raise awareness about skin cancer detection and prevention, ABC News’ Sam Champion will have a surgical procedure live on “Good Morning America” on WEDNESDAY, MAY 12 to remove a skin cancer on his shoulder. The area...
Study found more than half of advanced basal cell carcinomas responded to treatment.