Dr. Feelgood: The joys and perils of giving celebrities what they want.

Health and medicine explained.
July 7 2009 11:13 AM

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The joys and perils of giving celebrities what they want.

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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.