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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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  • Nursing home cameras create controversy

    WASHINGTON Over the years, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has consistently heard "horror stories" about the abuse or neglect of nursing home residents. Now she is trying to bring such cruelty out of the shadows and into clear view. Madigan's...
  • Scores possibly exposed to U.S. Ebola patient; four isolated

    DALLAS (Reuters) - Up to 100 people may have had direct or indirect contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, and four of his relatives have been quarantined in their homes as a precaution, health...
  • Minute-clinics for mental health care pioneer in giving quick relief to patients

    MINNEAPOLIS Even on her worst days, Shirley Thompson used to have to wait weeks to see her psychiatrist to get help with her bipolar disorder. "You can't put a date on your depression," she said. It's a problem shared by millions of mental health...
  • Nursing home chain to pay $38 million over claims of deficient care

    (Reuters) - Extendicare Health Services Inc has agreed to pay $38 million to the U.S. government and eight states to settle allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard nursing care and unnecessary rehabilitation therapy. The...
  • Immigrant children describe horrors of journey

    MIAMI A report compiled by immigrant rights activists documents the tales of undocumented minors who fled Central America to seek refuge in the United States. Tens of thousands of children who fled Central America expected to find refuge in the United...
  • Mental-health relief � without having to wait

    Even on her worst days, Shirley Thompson used to have to wait weeks to see her psychiatrist to get help with her bipolar disorder. "You can't put a date on your depression," she said. It's a problem shared by millions of mental-health patients across...
  • State Ramps Up Ebola Readiness Efforts

    State Ramps Up Ebola Readiness Efforts
    State health officials are gauging hospitals' readiness for an Ebola case, communicating with thousands of doctors, school nurses and other providers about preparation and response, and honing a message to the public that would inform but not needlessly...
  • Wrong ideological choice has cost Obama dearly

    Barack Obama had a choice between liberalism and the Democratic Party. He chose the latter and it cost him dearly. Liberalism, as an ideology, insists that government can do good and great things for the people and the world, if the people running the...
  • Wrong ideological choice has cost Obama dearly [Commentary]

    Wrong ideological choice has cost Obama dearly [Commentary]
    Barack Obama had a choice between liberalism and the Democratic Party. He chose the latter and it cost him dearly. Liberalism, as an ideology, insists that government can do good and great things for the people and the world, if the people running the...
  • Obama throws liberalism under the bus

    Obama throws liberalism under the bus
    President Barack Obama had a choice between liberalism and the Democratic Party. He chose the latter and it cost him dearly. Liberalism, as an ideology, insists that government can do good and great things for the people and the world, if the people...
  • Audit: Orlando Health overbilled Medicare by $1.45 million

    Audit: Orlando Health overbilled Medicare by $1.45 million
    Orlando Health overbilled more than $1.45 million in Medicare claims in 2011 and '12, according to a federal audit to be released today that says the nonprofit hospital should pay it back. Former patients themselves might wind up paying on accounts they...