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Crime and Safety - Sun-SentinelCritical violations of state sanitation and safety laws observed by inspectors at two South Florida restaurants last week prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend their operations. Tito...
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsThe Broward Inspector General's office is still relatively new, and its field of scope incredibly wide -- misconduct, mismanagement, waste and fraud in Broward County government and municipalities. Inspector General John W. Scott, a veteran prosecutor and...
Tags: Business, Medical Research, Small Businesses, Health
Several current or former workers for the people behind those 1-800-GET-THIN ads have made allegations about this weight-loss enterprise that government regulators should have gotten to the bottom of long ago. Taken together, the allegations are that...
A difficult time in my family's life has finally improved with an operation made possible by a generous brother-in-law. On Jan. 31 my wife, Barbara, received a kidney at Allegheny General Hospital from her brother Randy Miller. Even though it has just...
Tags: Diabetes, Hospitals and Clinics, Immune System, Dialysis, Health
Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident involving a pickup truck under a tanker on the southwest side. The accident happened at the intersection of Harding and Raymond streets at approximately 7 a.m. The streets are closed due to the crash....
I've talked to Chuck Dibilio several times over the years, often after big football and basketball performances while he was at Nazareth. And I was thrilled to talk to him last September after he made a memorable collegiate debut for Princeton in the...
"I could show you case after case," said Dr. Neil S. Wenger. "I could bet you million-to-1 odds these patients would not want to be in this situation." He was talking about patients in critical condition who are "attached to machines, being kept alive"...
"It's a cold," Dr. Babin would say in his thick Romanian accent. "They'll feel better in a week and a half or 10 days." I guess the redundant axiom was the pediatrician's droll attempt to humor my mom. She'd receive the words from a healthy distance...
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It has taken almost two years, but government regulators finally woke up to the idea that those 1-800-GET-THIN billboards plastered all over Southland freeways may be dangerous to your health. That's the underlying meaning of the action announced Tuesday...
If you saw Bobby Hebert's performance at the post-Sugar Bowl press conference Monday night, you now know why guys like me are NOT in politics. Because I would deliver chastising monologues to misbehaving politicians and THEN ask them a question I might...
The number of medical errors in Indiana is rising, according to a newly released report by the Indiana State Department of Health. In 2010, there were 107 medical errors reported at Indiana health care facilities, up from 94 errors reported in 2009....
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Health
The twisted remains of a car hit by a semi, one person dead and traffic backed up for miles. It's the scenario officers had hoped wouldn't happen after a day of full of crashes. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. between Exits 133 and 138 on...
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