| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Carole E. Todd, a retired city public school educator and guidance counselor, died Nov. 24 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of burns. She was 72.
Ms. Todd, who had lived at Milford Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Pikesville,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
While it's important to get vaccinated against the flu virus as early as possible, it's never too late to reap the benefits of this vaccine. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the peak...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:08 AM
|| Company and Plan Name || 2014 Monthly Premium (medical and drugs) || Doctor, hospital co-payments || Your prescription drug co-payments ($0 to $2,850 of total drug costs) * || Your prescription drug co-payments ($2,850 to $6,455...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Matt Recchi grew up on the pages of this newspaper. His Little League games and family exploits were fodder for his father Ray's popular Sun Sentinel lifestyle columns in the 1980s and 1990s. On Saturday, more than 100 family and friends gathered at a...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Q: We have a blended family. I am getting an inheritance, and I want it to go to my children. What do I have to do to make it happen? — J.A., Orlando
A: To accomplish that, you must keep those assets separate in your name and not comingle it...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:54 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A new Georgetown University report is questioning whether Florida's handover of millions of Medicaid patients to managed-care companies will be able to achieve the twin goals of cutting costs and improving health.
In short, the first...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:42 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:44 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pediatricians and child abuse agencies should step in when parents' religious beliefs keep kids from getting necessary medical care, doctors said Monday.
In a policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:30 AM
Until recently, people bought long-term-care policies to cover 100 percent of the cost of care. But rates for new policies have shot up and it has become a lot more difficult to qualify for coverage if you have health issues. Fortunately, insurers are...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Tears were shed and nerves were frayed Wednesday at the North Hills convalescent hospital where a man allegedly shot his near-comatose sister after killing his wife in their Canyon Country home.
David Chabolla, 61, a resident at the nursing home, said...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Los Angeles County will pay $7.5 million to the formerly homeless mother of a child born at L.A. County-USC Medical Center who said that negligence by medical staff resulted in brain damage to her baby.
The case was filed on behalf of 1½-year-old...