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  • Sick scammers target diabetics

    Sick scammers target diabetics
    People become scam targets for all sorts of reasons. Some are desperate to find jobs and fall for traps promising easy money. Some are desperate for companionship and let down their guard in phony online romances. Others are older people whose age makes...
  • Moravian nursing students get feds' help

     
    Moravian College nursing students are getting a hand from Uncle Sam, courtesy of the health care reform law, which reauthorized funding for nursing training. Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius last week announced $71.3 million in grants...
  • The Ames Republican debate transcript: Everything they said that you missed

     
    Full text of the Ames Republican Debate on Fox News Channel....
  • Not Shocked: IL hate group campaigns for hateful gay blood ban

     
    Sigh… I would like to say I’m surprised by the latest media-grabbing ‘campaign’ from the bigoted hate group Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH), but all I can really muster is an exasperated sigh and maybe an eye-roll....
  • HHS moves forward on LGBT hospital rights

     
    New hospital visitation and representations rights for LGBT couples have been finalized by the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid released new guidelines solidifying the memorandum President Obama release...
  • War on Drugs

     
    I get press releases every so often from the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition because I've written columns and blog posts in support of legalizing drugs. The War on Drugs has long since been lost, and we're wasting tremendous resources......
  • Smokers booted out of Orange County Public Schools

     
    Smokers, beware. The already-hostile atmosphere for smokers in public schools has gotten even more repressive. The Orange County School Board on Tuesday night expanded a policy that prevents tobacco use in school buildings so that it prohibits tobacco use...
  • Healthcare reform: Mandate or incentive? [Most commented]

     
    In his Op-Ed on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, former professor of public policy William D. Leach dismisses the hype surrounding the measure: There is nothing novel or coercive about linking taxes to the purchase of specific types......
  • Get familiar with ACOs

     
    Earlier this month, the federal government finalized its rules for the establishment of Accountable Care Organizations, something that will become part of the lexicon for many people with Medicare. ACOs will become part of the Medicare world beginning...
  • UCLA medical officials say patient information data stolen

     
    Officials said Friday that more than 16,000 patients of the UCLA Health System had their personal information stolen and are at risk of possible identity theft....
  • Treatment for victims and perpetrators of child sex abuse

     
    With the child sex-abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky dominating the local news, it's appropriate to consider the impact of pedophilia on victims and perpetrators. Sandusky, the former high-profile Penn State assistant football coach, was charged...