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  • Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud

    Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud
    While Dr. Mark Midei was allegedly implanting unnecessary cardiac stents in hundreds of patients at a Towson hospital, stent manufacturer Abbott Laboratories was paying for crab and barbecue feasts at his Monkton home and building a business strategy...
  • O'Brien's quixotic fight

    O'Brien's quixotic fight
    Recently, Cardinal-designateEdwin F. O'Brienwrote a stirring letter to all those who worship in the Baltimore Archdiocese, calling on their help to "regain our religious freedom." The impassioned call to arms suggests the federal government has dealt a...
  • Dava Pharmaceuticals settles accusations it overcharged Medicaid

    Dava Pharmaceuticals Inc. will pay about $11 million to settle federal claims that it misreported drugs prices so it could charge more of the state-federal Medicaid program, according to U.S. Attorney for Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and others in the U.S....
  • Maryland braces for Supreme Court decision on health care reform law

    Maryland braces for Supreme Court decision on health care reform law
    Miriam Brand just graduated from the University of Maryland and does not have a job, but she does have health insurance. The 22-year-old diabetic is among the 2.5 million Americans who were allowed to stay on their parents' policies because of the...
  • Dog scan gets no drugs at HHS

    Harford County public school officials said no drugs or tobacco products were found during a routine, random drug dog scan conducted in the Havre de Grace High School parking lot on Thursday, Feb. 23. The scan, done as part of the school system's...
  • Rush to judgment on birth control

    Rush to judgment on birth control
    Rush Limbaugh is the reigning shock jock of conservative political punditry — insults, outrage and outsized bluster are his stock in trade — so it takes quite an uproar for him to apologize. But that's what he has done at least twice now, if...
  • Monday Night Football leaves 6 winners in Harford high schools

    Monday Night Football leaves 6 winners in Harford high schools
    This week, it was Monday Night Football, a rarity in Harford County, and Aberdeen, Fallston, Joppatowne, North Harford and Patterson Mill were winners in games delayed from Friday night by bad field conditions made possible what was left ofTropical...
  • Maryland institutions win grants to improve health care

    Four Maryland institutions will receive grants under the federal health care reform law to improve care and cut costs. They are among 81 facilities nationwide to receive money during this round. In all 107 grants have been doled out for projects intended...
  • Companies that cheat government are rarely disbarred

    When Maxim Healthcare Services settled one of the government's largest-ever medical fraud cases last week, the Medicaid and Veterans Affairs contractor agreed to pay $150 million and implement a host of corporate reforms. But Maxim, a Columbia-based home...
  • Looking back 50 years: Futures of Bainbridge, Civil Defense grabbed headlines

    From the pages of the Havre de Grace Record dated Thursday morning, Sept. 28, 1961: The big news, at least judging from the size of the blaring headline, was Civil Defense. "Civil Defense Mass Meeting Set," it said, accompanied by the smaller headline:...
  • Catholics must fight for religious freedom

    Catholics must fight for religious freedom
    With tweets and text messages, prayers and preaching, Catholics and other Americans are spending two weeks (June 21-July 4) launching a religious freedom awareness campaign called the "Fortnight for Freedom." Concern for the freedom of Christians to...
  • Towson family featured in health care campaign find 'relief' in Supreme Court ruling

    Towson family featured in health care campaign find 'relief' in Supreme Court ruling
    The Supreme Court's ruling on President Barack Obama's health care initiative was a cause for great anticipation for Alicia Steinberg. In the parking lot of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Church on Thursday, the West Towson resident was waiting until the...