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  • Valley dermatologist implicated in federal whistleblower case

    Valley dermatologist implicated in federal whistleblower case
    It's little consolation to Robert Condly that his dermatologist has been hit with a multi-million dollar penalty after a federal investigation. Family Dermatology, which has an office in Laurys Station in North Whitehall Township, has agreed to pay $3....
  • 16 hospitals to pay nearly $15.7 million to settle claim

    The U.S. Department of Justice says 16 hospitals in seven states and their corporate parents have agreed to pay nearly $15.7 million to settle allegations they violated the False Claims Act by receiving Medicare reimbursements for psychiatric services...
  • Our say: More screening a tool to fight lung cancer

    Our say: More screening a tool to fight lung cancer
    Lung cancer screening, like other types of screening for cancer, hasn't been perfected. Some in the medical profession are worried increased testing means more false positives — detection of noncancerous abnormalities or cancers that will never grow...
  • Community news for Windsor edition

    Windsor Crowns 50th Shad Derby Queen & Her Court WINDSOR - The Windsor Shad Derby Committee crowned Eleanor Moore as the 2015 Windsor Shad Derby Queen. Moore was chosen to reign over "Windsor's Most Beloved Festival" as Shad Derby Queen along with the...
  • Veterans help returning service members deal with PTSD

    One man from described it as "something you always live with." Another said: "Trying to live with this stuff ... it's hard. It's really hard." They're not talking about physical afflictions. These men are both veterans of our Armed Forces, and they're...
  • Analysis: Republican budget claims don't add up

    On paper and in speeches, Republicans boast that Congress' first budget since they won control of the Senate and House last fall will eliminate red ink within a decade. Actually, it will do nothing of the sort. That's because the budget itself is...
  • Senate adopts GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'

    The Senate on Tuesday adopted a GOP budget that paves the way for an assault on President Barack Obama's health care law this summer and a partisan showdown over spending bills this fall. The Senate passed the nonbinding measure by a nearly party-line...
  • Federal money for charity care at risk in several states

    WASHINGTON The federal government is quietly warning states that failure to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act could imperil billions in federal subsidies for hospitals and doctors who care for the poor. In an April 14 letter to Florida...
  • Westminster and Finksburg libraries May 6-12

    Westminster Library Branch The Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488....
  • Trial set for 2016 for South Florida doctor tied to Sen. Menendez

    Trial set for 2016 for South Florida doctor tied to Sen. Menendez
    WEST PALM BEACH — A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez will face a trial early next year in a separate case charging him with Medicare fraud, a federal judge said Monday. Judge Kenneth Marra set a...
  • Florida trial set for 2016 for doctor tied to Sen. Menendez

    A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez will face a trial early next year in a separate case charging him with Medicare fraud, a federal judge said Monday. Judge Kenneth Marra set a February 2016 trial date for the...