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  • 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,...
  • Lehigh County Court enlists veterans to mentor vets in trouble with the law

    Lehigh County Court enlists veterans to mentor vets in trouble with the law
    For Clyde Hoch, the real war began when his tour in Vietnam ended. He had survived the heaviest fighting of the Tet Offensive, a campaign of bloodshed in 1968 that leveled cities and villages and left about 4,000 Americans dead. Hoch, then a 21-year-...
  • 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...
  • Mother who killed child seeks release from clinic

     Mother who killed child seeks release from clinic
    On a November day four years ago, inside a Bloomingdale townhouse, Marci Webber killed her 4-year-old daughter, an act a court-appointed psychologist later said happened while Webber had lost touch with reality. Just two years ago, Webber, a New York...
  • Man with mental health issues missing from West Rogers Park

    Man with mental health issues missing from West Rogers Park
    A man with mental health issues has been reported missing from his West Rogers Park home, according to police. Police issued a missing person alert Saturday for Michael Dunagan, 19, who was last seen at his home about noon Friday. Dunagan has bipolar...
  • Ebola Q&A: How would the virus be handled in Los Angeles?

    How would Los Angeles County deal with a suspected Ebola case? Any hospital in Los Angeles County would be able to treat the patient, said Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, the county health officer. All that’s required is a hospital room with its own...
  • Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, 'selfies' with President Bush

    Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, 'selfies' with President Bush
    A relieved Dallas got the U.S. government's all-clear on Friday from Ebola, and former President George W. Bush marked the event by visiting the hospital that was at the center of fighting the virus and the origin of an American scare over the disease....
  • Health Inspectors Find Infection-Control Gaps At Busy Hartford Clinic

    Health Inspectors Find Infection-Control Gaps At Busy Hartford Clinic
    State health inspectors have found a string of infection-control problems at Community Health Services in north Hartford, including inadequate handling of patients who arrive with a cough, fever or rash; unsanitary conditions; and poor sterilization...
  • Mayo: Tony Villegas trial delayed again in Rothstein lawyer murder case

    Mayo: Tony Villegas trial delayed again in Rothstein lawyer murder case
    Tony Villegas' long-delayed trial for the March 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein lawyer Melissa Lewis is off the rails again. Villegas, a former train conductor who has been held without bond for 6 1/2 years, has been deemed mentally unfit to stand trial....
  • Newington Seeks Participants For Forum On Depression, Mental Illness

    NEWINGTON — They might be called mental illness paramedics. The Human Services Department is seeking residents to attend an Oct. 18 forum that will teach them to recognize and assist teenagers in psychological distress. "It's basically the...