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  • Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer

    Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer
    When President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election campaign in 2012, his analytical staff handed him a priceless gift — the names of about 67 million voters who had most likely voted for him. Using the same analytic tools, a company founded by...
  • Md. board backs continual monitoring of charges against doctors

    Md. board backs continual monitoring of charges against doctors
    Maryland doctors would be fingerprinted and continually monitored for criminal charges under draft legislation the state Board of Physicians plans to propose next year. The policy would require them to apply for a background check when first seeking a...
  • Veterans courts needed

    Tomorrow, we pay homage to those Marylanders who faithfully served our country in uniform. Many of those who served will ask for no more, realizing it is both a privilege and honor to serve this great country in its time of need. For a growing few,...
  • Mental Health Center redevelopment a 'legacy project'

    Mental Health Center redevelopment a 'legacy project'
    A review of the former Mental Health Center's potential redevelopment called it a potential "legacy project" that could positively impact the entire community, Tinley Park officials said Tuesday. Tinley Park's mayor and trustees watched a presentation...
  • Another Insanity Acquittee Charged With Assault At Whiting

    MIDDLETOWN — Weeks after a Superior Court judge sent an insanity acquittee back to prison following his arrests in connection with a series of violent attacks on patients and staff at the state's maximum-security psychiatric hospital, police said...
  • Police need more training to deal with mentally ill, L.A. County told

    Police need more training to deal with mentally ill, L.A. County told
    A consultant hired to find a way to divert the mentally ill from Los Angeles County's jail system found that not enough law enforcement officers were trained to handle people undergoing a mental health crisis. In a report made public Wednesday, the...
  • Convicted ex-Fogelsville doctor on the lam

    Convicted ex-Fogelsville doctor on the lam
    David Daley, the former Fogelsville psychiatrist convicted in September of operating a pill mill out of his office, failed to show up for court Wednesday and is now considered an "endangered person" by authorities. According to police in Williamsport,...
  • Picking 'three-strikers' to free poses complex challenge

    Picking 'three-strikers' to free poses complex challenge
    In California prison, Lester Wallace was hardly a model inmate. He spat at a correctional officer, fought with another convict and grabbed a prison guard by the neck before punching him in the stomach. Wallace racked up more than 20 disciplinary...
  • Study finds declining air pollution from Metrolink maintenance yard

    Study finds declining air pollution from Metrolink maintenance yard
    Potentially harmful diesel emissions from Metrolink's maintenance facility near downtown Los Angeles are in decline and lower than other air pollution sources in the area, according to a study released Friday. The health risk assessment, which was...
  • Malloy Will Be Cutting Budget This Week

    Malloy Will Be Cutting Budget This Week
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be cutting the state budget later this week in order to help close a projected deficit ranging between $89 million and $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy's budget director, Benjamin Barnes, told reporters Monday...
  • The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me

    The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me
    Thursday brings another Great American Smokeout, an admirable occasion that never did me any good as a cigarette smoker. It didn't help me for a couple reasons: I don't like to join things, and I could never not smoke for more than a couple hours...