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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale homeless service officials bracing for change

    Officials with homeless services in Glendale are preparing for a shakeup as they plan to switch their focus from supportive services and transitional programs to permanent housing. The move comes as the city’s Continuum of Care, a coalition of...
  • 8 tragic fires that took a toll on Chicago

    Chicago is no stranger to fire. Reborn after the flames of 1871, the city has had to deal with repeated tragedies. Here are some of the worst since 1900: Iroquois Theatre Dec. 30, 1903 More than 600 people, many of them children, were killed when...
  • Funds proposed to spur community health partnerships

    Funds proposed to spur community health partnerships
    Annie Monroe got in a quick workout at the FutureCare Irvington nursing home on a recent afternoon. But the 87-year-old great-grandmother doesn't live there. She was sent by a hospital in December for rehabilitation after suffering an infection. While...
  • Seniors get help fighting fraud

    Seniors get help fighting fraud
    Elder abuse can take many forms, and in Laguna Beach seniors have a variety of groups ready to offer assistance to fight off those who mean to do harm. The few instances of elder abuse reported in Laguna have trended toward tricking people out of...
  • Letters: Weighing the costs of in-home care

    Re "Budget crunch for care aides," Jan. 21 Gov. Jerry Brown's administration has proposed that, in response to new requirements to pay time-and-a-half for overtime, California's In-Home Supportive Services personal assistants should not be allowed to...
  • Show your compassion before the year's end

     
    I recently paid a visit a friend at the Sacred Heart Senior Nursing Home in Upper Saucon. When I arrived, he was playing Wii with a fellow resident. They were playing bowling and my friend Martin Bayne was doing pretty well. He had a flawless style that...