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  • Hospital rates vary significantly, Medicare data show

    Hospital rates vary significantly, Medicare data show
    Johns Hopkins Hospital charged $13,667 on average to treat one admission of a Medicare patient with diabetes in 2011, while a couple of miles away Mercy Medical Center billed an average of $8,425. The University of Maryland Medical Center charged $9,045...
  • For women, reproductive rights are economic issues

    For women, reproductive rights are economic issues
    Sensing, perhaps, that they are losing the public relations battle after Senate candidate Todd Akin's forehead-slapping views on "legitimate rape" and the female body's magical ability to guard against pregnancy, Republicans are trying now to focus on the...
  • O'Malley administration settles suit over Medicaid backlog

    O'Malley administration settles suit over Medicaid backlog
    The O'Malley administration has settled a class action lawsuit brought by critics who accused the state of failing low-income and disabled Marylanders by regularly taking nearly a year to approve medical assistance applications as part of a severe...
  • Plenty going on at the Senior Center [Aberdeen]

    May is here, and there are special events happening in Aberdeen. At the Aberdeen Senior Center, May got off to a great start with May Day on Wednesday, May 1. Today, May 3, there is a Men's Discussion Group from 9:30 until 10:15 a.m. On Tuesday, May...
  • Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud

    Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud
    Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...
  • Senior Circles: Find fun and fitness at Active Aging Week functions

    How do you plan to celebrate Active Aging Week 2012, Sept. 23-29? Are you going to start taking a new fitness class, join a bowling team, play a game of ping pong, take a walk or take a tap-dancing class? Many of these activities are available at...
  • Senior Circles: Find fun and fitness at Active Aging Week functions

    How do you plan to celebrate Active Aging Week 2012, Sept. 23-29? Are you going to start taking a new fitness class, join a bowling team, play a game of ping-pong, take a walk, or take a tap-dancing class? Many of these activities are available to you...
  • Get ready: Halloween and Senior Expo are headed your way

    Now that the the dog days of summer are behind us, and school is back in session, there are a couple of critters missing from my house three days a week — my granddaughter, Allison, and my grandog, Waddles, her Chihuahua who was also my house...
  • United Way distributes 2.8 million pounds of food

    United Way distributes 2.8 million pounds of food
    The United Way of Central Maryland's Access to Healthy Food Initiative distributed more than 2.8 million pounds of groceries — enough to fill 56 tractor trailers — to low-income individuals and families, the organization announced Tuesday....
  • Remarkable weekend ahead for Ravens defender Arthur Jones and his athletic family

    Remarkable weekend ahead for Ravens defender Arthur Jones and his athletic family
    Arthur Jones III could easily take his answer in a somber direction. The Ravens defensive end has just been asked to imagine how his mother, blind from diabetes the last three years, will experience Sunday's game against the New England Patriots....
  • Loretta Dumas-Turner, economist

    Loretta Dumas-Turner, economist
    Loretta Dumas-Turner, a retired U.S. Department of Labor economist and world traveler, died April 18 from complications of diabetes at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. The longtime Pasadena resident was 57. The daughter of a factory worker and...
  • Taneytown foundation give $5M to Carroll hospital, hospice campaign

    Carroll Hospital Center and Carroll Hospice announced this week that the Taneytown-based Kahlert Foundation has donated $5 million to the "Campaign to Cure & Comfort, Always," a $22 million community fundraising initiative. This is the first multi-...