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  • State owes $21 million for faulty Medicaid claims, report says

    State owes $21 million for faulty Medicaid claims, report says
    A federal investigator has found that Maryland's Medicaid program had a 95 percent error rate in seeking reimbursement for room and board for the developmentally disabled and thus owes the U.S. government nearly $21 million. Advocates expressed concern...
  • Wheelchair marathoner Tatyana McFadden goes for a Grand Slam -- and takes on a whole new sport

    Wheelchair marathoner Tatyana McFadden goes for a Grand Slam --  and takes on a whole new sport
    On Oct. 13, just before 9:15 a.m., Tatyana McFadden soared across the finish line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, just two seconds before the racer behind her, taking the top spot in the women's wheelchair competition and making history....
  • Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win

    Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win
    Tatyana McFadden surged to the lead of the New York City Marathon, and mile after mile, waited for a rival to challenge her. As has been the case all year, however, no one could catch the Clarksville resident. McFadden won the women’s wheelchair...
  • Weekend walk at Druid Hill Park will promote infant health

    Weekend walk at Druid Hill Park will promote infant health
    This Saturday hundreds of people are expected to converge on Druid Hill Park — some pushing strollers, some toddling alongside their moms — to raise awareness about prenatal health. The second annual Baby Buggy Walk in the Park is an attempt...
  • Career Connections in Park Heights offers the jobless training and hope

    Career Connections in Park Heights offers the jobless training and hope
    When Toni Coleman walked into Career Connections in Baltimore's Park Heights a month ago, she saw the rows of computers and training classrooms she'd expected of a new employment center. But Coleman, who's struggled for about a year to find work, said...
  • Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak

    Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak
    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday. Though details of the...
  • Cable news adds to confusion in healthcare coverage on day one

    Cable news adds to confusion in healthcare coverage on day one
    If you came to cable news Tuesday looking for hard information and analysis that would help you sort through the virulent spin from both sides on what's known as either Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act, depending on your politics, here is a snapshot...
  • Md. has a long way to go to support the developmentally disabled

    Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration provides a coordinated service delivery system so that individuals with developmental disabilities receive appropriate services oriented toward the goal of integration into the community and with the...
  • Hunt for the young, healthy continues for health care enrollment

    Hunt for the young, healthy continues for health care enrollment
    The Obama administration made an appeal in recent days to young uninsured singles: Half of the group may pay only $50 a month with subsidies for a health insurance policy. Those ages 18 to 34 are crucial to holding down premiums by balancing older adults...
  • Problems at state disabilities agency cost taxpayers millions

    Problems at state disabilities agency cost taxpayers millions
    Widespread problems at the state's Developmental Disabilities Administration cost taxpayers millions of dollars over the past two years, an audit released Friday said. The agency failed to collect $5.5 million in federal funds because it did not file the...
  • Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013

    Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013
    Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame. "We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
  • Gene patent case could impact patients, research

    Gene patent case could impact patients, research
    Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah. That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...