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  • Venice nonprofit receives $1.3-million grant to help homeless people with disabilities

     
    Venice Community Housing Corp. said Monday that it has received a $1.3-million grant from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Shelter Plus Care program to provide rent subsidies for chronically homeless people with disabilities....
  • Plans to reopen Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital in South L.A. move forward

     
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday formally approved an agreement with the University of California that is expected to reopen Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital in the South Los Angeles area. Tuesday’s action permits county Chief...
  • From his bed, paralyzed athlete leads fight for health insurance

    From his bed, paralyzed athlete leads fight for health insurance
    In the five weeks since paralyzed running back Rasul "Rocky" Clark told the media of his fight for health insurance after his $5 million policy expired, his family has been overwhelmed with support, he said. One south suburban woman offered to...
  • PhRMA taps Castellani as new CEO

     
    by Mike Memoli The top pharmaceutical group has named John Castellani, most recently president of the Business Roundtable, as it's new president and CEO, effective September 1. He replaces Billy Tauzin, the former Louisiana Congressman who held one of...
  • Polling place privacy -- Quinn says let's discuss

     
    "It's time for a political science discussion," Gov. Pat Quinn said at a Tuesday news conference in which he made the surprise announcement that he acted to change the way Illinois primary elections are held. Great! All this dismal bickering......
  • Free medical clinic runs short of dental appointments

     
    Overwhelmed by demand for dental services among the more than 1,000 patients at the massive free medical clinic at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Tuesday, organizers asked about 115 patients to return next week. The patients, many of whom had......
  • Cook County health care overhaul clears hurdle

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 5:10 p.m. A plan to remake Cook County's taxpayer-funded health care system to emphasize outpatient care at community clinics cleared a hurdle today. The proposal by the county's independent hospital board passed a County Board.......
  • Children with disabilities die on care facility's watch

    Children with disabilities die on care facility's watch
    A 4-year-old boy with severe developmental disabilities died in his nursing facility when he had difficulty breathing and no one heard the alarm on his monitor. Three weeks later, a 4-year-old girldied at the home in an almost identical way. When state...
  • Center where kids died gets monitor

    Center where kids  died gets monitor
    In a rare move, Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday ordered a health monitor be placed at a troubled Chicago facility caring for children with severe developmental disabilities. The governor also instructed his senior health policy adviser to immediately draft...
  • The end of “Nailed?” David O. Russell quits his own film

     
    It might have been a breakthrough for Jessica Biel, had it come out before Health Care Reform was passed. David O. Russell's political satire Nailed, about how a nail-gun-to-the-brain changes a waitress's politics (Jake Gyllenhaal also stars) has been...
  • Your morning adorable: Rescued koala joey has a snack

     
    We're almost -- almost -- unable to handle the cuteness of Tinkerbell, a rescued koala joey who seems to be flourishing under the expert care of volunteers at the Koala Hospital of Port Macquarie, Australia. Tinkerbell is just one of......