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  • Report: State board overlooked doctor's rape conviction

    Report: State board overlooked doctor's rape conviction
    The Maryland Board of Physicians had been alerted to red flags about Dr. William Dando by officials in two states but still allowed him to practice medicine, an inspector general's report has found. Georgia officials told the board they planned to deny...
  • Chamber holds 'Roaring Twenties' gala

    It was a party that might have been taken straight from famed author F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, The Great Gatsby. Lovely ladies in glittery flapper dresses, long strands of pearls, their chin-length bobs festooned with feathered headbands came...
  • Jackie Lacey's ideas for reducing the number of mentally ill in L.A.'s jails

    Jackie Lacey's ideas for reducing the number of mentally ill in L.A.'s jails
    In the ideal world, police responding to a disturbing-the-peace or petty crime call arrive at the scene with the training to discern whether the subject's behavior is due at least in part to a mental health problem. They defuse the situation and turn...
  • Trail Along Merritt Could Be Bad For Breathing

    The Sept. 21 editorial promoting a trail along the Merritt Parkway cries out for a response ["Don't Fear A Merritt Trail"]. As a co-founder of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail and as a past member of the Governor's Commission on Greenways, it seemed...
  • Jurors look at bloody photos of Anita Smithey

    Jurors look at bloody photos of Anita Smithey
    SANFORD — Jurors at the Anita Smithey murder trial on Thursday looked at photos of her, sitting on a hospital bed, bloody and battered, about three hours after she shot and killed her estranged husband. They also watched her break down and cry...
  • Duke University patient tests negative for Ebola, remains in isolation

    A patient in an isolation ward at Duke University Hospital has tested negative for Ebola after developing a fever after a trip to Liberia, North Carolina state public health officials announced Monday morning. Officials said the patient will remain in...
  • Baptist Health South Florida, Bethesda Health sign formal affiliation agreement

    Baptist Health South Florida and Bethesda Health and Bethesda Hospital signed an affiliation agreement on Oct. 6 after signing a non-binding letter of intent in December 2013. Bethesda Health is made up of two nonprofit hospitals, Bethesda Hospital East...
  • Is State's Training School Medical Fix A Secret?

    Is State's Training School Medical Fix A Secret?
    Is it too much to ask that the state finally publicly release and implement a credible plan for addressing deficiencies in medical care at the Southbury Training School brought to the surface by the death of a developmentally disabled resident there two...
  • Too Dangerous For Psych Hospital? Man Acquitted For Insanity Now In Prison After Violent Assaults

    Too Dangerous For Psych Hospital? Man Acquitted For Insanity Now In Prison After Violent Assaults
    MIDDLETOWN — In trouble with the law since the age of 11, Francis Anderson spent most of his life locked up in prison and in juvenile detention facilities. So when he was acquitted by reason of mental disease or defect in August 2013 of charges of...
  • Charities request a piece of the pie

    Thirty-nine nonprofits, from Boca's ballet company and arts festival to the food kitchen and animal shelter, asked the city for $694,000 in grants for the upcoming year, many upping their requests by thousands of dollars, which isn't unusual. Speakers...
  • Mental-health bill would help families before crisis strikes

    At age 27, my son's life and the lives of his family changed forever. He was transformed into a different person. His behavior became weird, psychotic and delusional. He was obsessed with neurotic religious beliefs: He thought that God had anointed him...