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  • State regulators say Anne Arundel group home where boy died violated rules

    State regulators say Anne Arundel group home where boy died violated rules
    Maryland health regulators say they found serious violations at the group home for disabled foster children where a 10-year-old Baltimore boy died in July — including conflicting records on his care, and miscommunication between staff and the...
  • Pediatric nursing: Making a difference in a child's life is rewarding

    By Erinn Hutkin Annie Ryan tells herself every day that she has the best job in the world. A certified pediatric nurse practitioner for Swedish Covenant Medical Group Pediatrics in Chicago, Ryan helps children and families become better people -...
  • How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment

    How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment
    Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare. Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
  • These tax-smart techniques can cut your health costs

    Now that health care policies are legally required to cover certain services, insurers are intensifying efforts to rein in costs by shifting more of the burden to you. In addition to boosting deductibles, they're increasing cost-sharing for doctors'...
  • Prop. 46 is on the ballot to pick up Legislature's slack

    Prop. 46 is on the ballot to pick up Legislature's slack
    Proposition 46 is a classic example of a citizens' initiative that should never have been on the ballot. It's also a classic example of why some initiative system is needed so citizens can do their own lawmaking when the elected lawmakers won't. The...
  • A tour of Rush's Ebola treatment center

    A tour of Rush's Ebola treatment center
    Bleach was everywhere. Jugs of it. Canisters of disposable bleach wipes. The so-called containment suite at Rush University Medical Center was stocked with bleach, ready to kill the Ebola virus should it come to Chicago. If an Ebola patient undergoing...
  • Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care

     Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care
    WASHINGTON — A new law designed to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs should bring improvements in the delivery of medical care to Connecticut veterans, although some of the changes will be slow in coming and problems are expected to...
  • Opioids prescribed by doctors led to 92,000 overdoses in ERs in one year

    Opioids prescribed by doctors led to 92,000 overdoses in ERs in one year
    Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits. Overdoses involving...
  • Radiation therapists: Bonding with patients helps make treatment less stressful

    By Erinn Hutkin Kyle Garafolo, a radiation therapist at the CDH Proton Center in west suburban Warrenville, decided to enter the profession after a family member was diagnosed with cancer and underwent a long, rigorous course of treatment. "I knew I...
  • Connecting city kids to health care careers

    Connecting city kids to health care careers
    Trevor entered my 11th grade Baltimore biology class without a strong science background. He didn't know what the heart did, what cells were or why DNA was important. Yet two months later, he wrote one of the best essays in the class comparing...
  • Eggs, Milk —Vaccinations? Health Clinic Opens In Stop & Shop

    Eggs, Milk —Vaccinations? Health Clinic Opens In Stop & Shop
    SIMSBURY — Now you can be treated for poison ivy or an earache before picking up eggs and a gallon of milk — all under the same roof. A new clinic at the Super Stop & Shop on Bushy Hill Road also allows you to get a camp physical for one...