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  • Feds Circling — Rowland Feels Heat Rise

    Feds Circling — Rowland Feels Heat Rise
    John Rowland again. The felonious former governor, The Courant confirmed Tuesday, has hired a high-flying Washington, D.C., law firm to represent him in the ominous federal criminal investigation of Rowland's furtive role in Simsbury Republican Lisa...
  • Jahi McMath: Girl declared brain dead not suffering, mom writes

    Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead after having tonsil surgery at an Oakland hospital but whose parents refused to take her off a ventilator, is not suffering, her mother wrote Wednesday. The teen was at the center of a patient’...
  • Loophole in healthcare law may put Medi-Cal patients' assets at risk

    Loophole in healthcare law may put Medi-Cal patients' assets at risk
    Luis Rios, who lost his job at a filling station in December at the age of 56, is newly eligible for Medicaid, the healthcare program for the poor. Following the advice of state-trained medical insurance enrollment workers, he filled out the paperwork...
  • Long-term care is expensive, so know your options

    According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, almost 70 percent of individuals 65 and older will need some type of long-term care. Unfortunately, most families don't have sufficient assets or insurance to cover the cost of this care. The...
  • Jahi McMath family, Oakland hospital to enter mediation

    A federal magistrate is scheduled to mediate talks Friday between the family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath and the Oakland hospital where the brain-dead girl continues to be kept on a ventilator per a court order. Each side is slated to present its case to...
  • Blurring the line between life and death

    Brain death needs a new name, some doctors and bioethicists say. Perhaps it should be called "death via cessation of brain function." Then, perhaps, the public might better understand that it's not just a serious coma or a severe brain injury or a...
  • Balto. Co. X-ray company accused of falsifying reports

    Balto. Co. X-ray company accused of falsifying reports
    An unqualified executive at an Owings Mills medical firm allegedly reviewed X-rays and other tests, potentially endangering patients, according to court documents filed by federal authorities. The allegations were laid out in the documents by the FBI,...
  • Mother looks to God after daughter, son die in Baltimore violence

    Mother looks to God after daughter, son die in Baltimore violence
    Margaret Pearson doesn't ask the Almighty why violence stole two of her children. "I never ask God that," she said. "Never." She relied on her faith to endure the murder of her daughter, who was strangled in a hospital room in 1982 while she was being...
  • Man suspected of killing wife and sister gave away Christmas tree

    Man suspected of killing wife and sister gave away Christmas tree
    A man who authorities said killed his ailing wife in their Canyon Country home and then fatally shot his near-comatose sister Wednesday at a North Hills nursing home had recently given away the family Christmas tree, saying he didn’t need it this...
  • The nursing home issue and Bruce Rauner

     
    The story is the subject of a fresh round of political ads this week, but Tribune readers learned about it in late January in a RIck Pearson, Ray Long story, Nursing home problems may dog Rauner-- GOP candidate's business deals,......
  • 14 money tips for 2014

    I gave you an adequate re-entry period from the holidays. Now, it's time to get back to business and start the new year off on the right foot. 1. Track your expenses. Almost every financial plan starts with this most dreaded task. The good news is that...