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Hospital errors are costing $17 billion a year

Apr 7, 2011
A new study reveals that hospital errors are occurring 10 times the rate previously measured, and are costing billions of dollars a year.
Posted In: Health

Understanding Rep. Ryan's changes to Medicare, Medicaid

Apr 5, 2011
Analyst Juli Niemann and reporter Gregory Warner team up to explain Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan's proposed cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.
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Ryan's Medicare plan could hit senior wallets

Apr 5, 2011
Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan's Medicare overhaul could trim $5 trillion from the federal budget. But it would also raise insurance premiums for senior citizens.
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As healthcare reform turns one, the under-insured still wait for change

Apr 1, 2011
The most significant portions of health care reform legislation don't go into effect for another few years. Meanwhile, some go without insurance at all. Others explore creative options while faced with rising insurance rates.
Posted In: Health

Retraining for a new career in the health field

Apr 1, 2011
Freelance producer Deb Monroe recently switched careers. She takes us on her journey as she searches for a job in the jam-packed health care field.
Posted In: Health

GOP to examine AARP's insurance sales

Apr 1, 2011
House Republicans will be examining AARP's interest in the health care law. It's possible that the reform will mean $1 billion in extra sales for AARP in the next 10 years.
Posted In: Health

Cute YouTube video of primate turns into bad news for the endangered species

Mar 30, 2011
There's this really cute video on YouTube of a slow loris getting tickled. So cute. It just raises its arms up in the air and enjoys a little...
Posted In: Google, government, Health, world, YouTube

A surprise about the healthiest county in the U.S.

Mar 30, 2011
A report names San Juan in Washington state one of the healthiest counties in the country, and that's despite a lack of health care options in the area.
Posted In: Health

New website focuses on addiction and recovery

Mar 28, 2011
Maer Roshan, founder of the TheFix.com, discusses why he launched a site devoted to addiction and recovery, and whether he is having success finding advertisers for it.
Posted In: Health

All the rage: crowd-sourced radiation maps

Mar 25, 2011
A ton of maps are starting to pop up that mark radiation levels in various areas. Singularityhub has the rundown and lists a map made by Portland's...
Posted In: crowdsourcing, earthquake, government, Health, Japan, social media, tsunami

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