Paging Dr. Feelgood
The joys and perils of giving celebrities what they want.
Correction, July 9, 2009: This article originally misstated the prescriptions given to Elvis in the final months of his life. It was 10,000 doses, not 10,000 prescriptions. (Return to the corrected sentence.)
Kent Sepkowitz is a physician in New York City who writes about medicine.
Photograph of Dr. Conrad Murray from AP Photo/Houston Chronicle.