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  • The Research And Reporting Behind This Special Report

    To evaluate the state's adverse-event reporting law, The Courant compared cases known to have been reported and investigated against incidents of apparent medical mishaps drawn from death records and lawsuits. The Courant obtained and analyzed...
  • Hidden Mistakes In Hospitals

    Hidden Mistakes In Hospitals
    After a few weeks of nagging shoulder pain, Jonathan Faile of Fairfield drove with his wife to Bridgeport Hospital and walked into the emergency room early on the morning of Saturday, March 22, 2005. An enzyme test indicated possible heart damage, so...
  • Doctor gives risky drugs at high rate

    Doctor gives risky drugs at  high rate
    Inside Chicago's Maxwell Manor nursing home, Dr. Michael Reinstein's patients suffered from side effects so severe that they trembled, hallucinated or lost control of their bladders. Staffers told state investigators that so many patients were...
  • Season 4

    Season 4
    MY OLD FRIEND'S NEW FRIEND - Episode 69 HEATHER GRAHAM GUEST STARS AS NEW PSYCHIATRIST AT SACRED HEART AND ELLIOT FEELS LEFT OUT OF THE GROUP AFTER HER BREAK-UP WITH J.D. -- It's J.D.'s ( Zach Braff) last week as a resident as he tries to smooth over...
  • Criticism Before Pa. Budget Deal, Criticism After

    Criticism Before Pa. Budget Deal, Criticism After
    Defending a handshake agreement to end Pennsylvania's long state government budget standoff might be as complicated as it was to reach the deal. More than a week after the deal was reached by Gov. Ed Rendell and top Republican and Democratic lawmakers,...
  • READ: Full Text Version Of President Barack Obama's Address To Congress On Health Care Reform

    WASHINGTON-- The following is the full text version of President Barack Obama's address to Congress on health care reform Wednesday, as prepared for delivery and provided by the White House. --- Madame Speaker, Vice President Biden, members of Congress,...
  • Obama Makes Push To Congress For Health Care Reform

    Obama Makes Push To Congress For Health Care Reform
    Aiming to move the healthcare debate beyond its current state of acrimony, President Obama on Wednesday stood before Congress and outlined a plan that he said would improve medical insurance for Americans who have it and make it affordable for those who...
  • Prepared remarks from Presidential Address to Congress on health care reform

    The following are prepared remarks on President Barack Obama's address to Congress on health care reform: Madame Speaker, Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, and the American people: When I spoke here last winter, this nation was facing the worst...
  • Why Do We Need Health Insurers?

    Why Do We Need Health Insurers?
    Angela Braly can't kid me. When the chief executive of gargantuan health insurer WellPoint (parent of Blue Cross of California) went before a congressional subcommittee the other day, she displayed all the smile-through-the-tears pluck of Annie looking...
  • Lavish lifestyle, alleged fraud catch up with Indiana doctor

    Lavish lifestyle, alleged fraud catch up with Indiana doctor
    He bought diamonds, withdrew millions in cash, and packed up survival gear before vanishing five years ago from his surgery center in Merrillville, Indiana. But police now have Dr. Mark Weinberger in custody after arresting him Thursday as he hid out in...
  • Nurse hid secret past to get job at hospital

    Considering the black eye Charles Cullen gave the nursing profession when he admitted not long ago to killing 29 patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey -- seven locally -- you'd think hospitals would be extra cautious when hiring health professionals....
  • Deadly errors and politics betray a hospital's promise

    Deadly errors and politics betray a hospital's promise
    On a warm July afternoon, an impish second-grader named Dunia Tasejo was running home after buying ice cream on her South Los Angeles street when a car sideswiped her. Knocked to the pavement, she screamed for help, blood pouring from her mouth. Her...