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  • County should adopt background checks [Letter]

    I read with great concern the article regarding background checks for those involved in Baltimore County recreational programs ("Balto. Co. eyes rec aide checks," April 22). How much does County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and some of the county council think is too much to pay to lessen the chance of a child being raped or sexually molested — $250,000, $500,000, $1 million? Yes, no system of checks is 100 percent reliable, but reducing any risk is worth the expense. What if it is your son or daughter who is raped or sexually molested by a coach or recreation volunteer or staff? I dare to say you would be lining up with a lawyer in court to hold the county accountable. I know I would.
  • APRN-Doctor Pacts At Issue

    In 1999, medical doctors lobbied legislators claiming it was unsafe to remove doctors' supervision of advanced practice registered nurses. Legislators removed M.D. supervision, but were pressured by doctors to require APRNs to have collaborative documents...

    READER SUBMITTED: Healthy Living At Focus Supported By UNICO National

    UNICO National and FOCUS Center for Autism are partnering to improve the lives of children on the Autism Spectrum. Families with children on the Autism Spectrum often feel lost when confronting challenges related to their child's mental and physical...

    READER SUBMITTED: Earlier = Better: Communities Proactively Addressing Children's Mental Health

    The Children's Committee of the Keep the Promise Coalition (KTP) is pleased to announce a Press Conference announcing the release of its new issue brief: Earlier = Better: Communities Proactively Addressing Children's Mental Health. KTP is Connecticut's...

    Three American doctors killed in shooting at hospital in Kabul

    Three American doctors killed in shooting at hospital in Kabul
    Three Americans were killed on Thursday when a security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital funded by a U.S.-based Christian charity, in the latest of a spate of attacks on foreign civilians in Afghanistan. Dr. Jerry Umanos, a Chicago-based...