| Apr 5, 2012
“As a taxpayer, this article in Wednesday’s paper that the groups must now account for county hotel-motel fund grants, taxpayers better look at this really close. This gives the county administrator way too much power. The county...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:05 AM
LANSING – Failure to fully immunize Michigan adults has a staggering impact on job makers and the state economy, according to a new report by the Michigan Primary Care Consortium.
The report, “The Business Case for Full Adult Immunization...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:46 PM
A fire engulfed and destroyed a two-story Bellevue office building early Monday, displacing 15 businesses, the Bellevue Fire Department said. No one was injured.
The Bellevue Police Department said it received a cell phone call at about 5:30 a.m. from a...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:51 PM
UnitedHealth Group's plans to spend $4.9 billion on Brazil's biggest health care company is the insurer's priciest acquisition in years, giving it a huge stake in Latin America as U.S. companies compete for a rapidly growing middle-class market around the...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:10 PM
New York City barred convenience stores and restaurants from selling outsize sodas. Boston's mayor halted pop sales and soft-drink advertising in city buildings to fight obesity and rising health care costs.
In Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to take...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:08 PM
U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, D-Md., encouraged people to enter the health care field Monday during a Health Care Career Expo at Hagerstown Community College.
“Health care is a growing industry,” Cardin said. “We need trained people...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:34 PM
First let me start by saying that health care in the United States is the envy of the world.
Dignitaries and citizens from countries around the globe travel to this nation in search of the best hospitals and physicians in the world. The health care...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:00 AM
For more than 100 years, the first Monday in September — Labor Day — has included parades, picnics and most importantly, a day off from work. Labor Day differs from every other holiday in that it does not honor a specific person, group, or...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Guidon Design, Inc., an architecture and engineering firm, announced plans Thursday to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 27 high-wage jobs by 2016.
The Indianapolis-headquartered company, which services customers in the healthcare, government,...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 12:39 AM
Collaboration between the Valley’s only two hospitals will not only help the entities survive state and federal health care changes but also result in more affordable and higher-quality medical services for Valley residents.
Despite a history of...