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  • Md. has a long way to go to support the developmentally disabled

    Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration provides a coordinated service delivery system so that individuals with developmental disabilities receive appropriate services oriented toward the goal of integration into the community and with the...
  • Transient arrested in thefts of hospital laptops with patient files

    Transient arrested in thefts of hospital laptops with patient files
    Alhambra police arrested a transient Wednesday who detectives suspect stole two laptops containing 729,000 patient files from a hospital group's administration building. Christopher Lee Brown, 36, also known as Allen Marcous, was taken into custody at...
  • The gang that can't shoot straight

    It's too early to write the history of the Obama administration. But, at this point, it looks like, for the most part, that history may be summed up in three words: coulda, woulda, shoulda. I "coulda" signed an immigration bill, but Congress was too...
  • Obamacare: The latest from Glitches R Us

    Only now does Obamacare's namesake call the press to the Rose Garden, which is much better tended than his signature program, to acknowledge what everybody already knows: There are, well, a few problems with his signature program. Problems are now known...
  • Obamacare: Blame insurers for cancellations?

    Obamacare: Blame insurers for cancellations?
    Insurance companies have sent out notices of their plans to cancel policies by the end of the year for hundreds of thousands of Americans who have individual coverage. The companies have blamed mandates for more generous benefits under Obamacare for...
  • Sentara has another records breach

    Sentara has another records breach
    Two former Sentara employees pleaded guilty this month to accessing patients' electronic health records inappropriately in a scheme to file fraudulent tax returns, the health-care system has revealed. Both were nurses' aides, according to Greg Burkhart,...
  • It's time for Medicare open enrollment

    When it comes to Medicare open-enrollment season, you could be thinking, "Been there, done that." But as tempted as it may be to stick with your existing Part D prescription-drug policy or private Medicare Advantage plan, it's never a good idea to go on...
  • What doctors know: Ongoing stomach discomfort could be gastritis

    Whatdoctorsknow.com Your stomach lining has an important job. It makes acid and enzymes that help break down food so you can extract the nutrients you need. The lining also protects itself from acid damage by secreting mucus. But sometimes the lining...
  • Salmonella outbreak: 7 ways to protect yourself and your family

    Salmonella outbreak: 7 ways to protect yourself and your family
    A salmonella outbreak has been linked to chicken from three Foster Farms processing facilities in California, sickening nearly 300 people in multiple states and triggering a public health alert. Cooks everywhere should remember the steps to protect...
  • Ask Kim: Do I need an Obamacare ID card?

    Q. I received an email telling me I need to buy a health insurance card that shows I have coverage under Obamacare or I will have to pay a penalty. The email looked legitimate, but it asked for my credit card number. Is it a scam? A. Yes. Although the...
  • Problems at state disabilities agency cost taxpayers millions

    Problems at state disabilities agency cost taxpayers millions
    Widespread problems at the state's Developmental Disabilities Administration cost taxpayers millions of dollars over the past two years, an audit released Friday said. The agency failed to collect $5.5 million in federal funds because it did not file the...