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Nursing Home Dangers Found

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In 2005, the HHS said the level of care in nursing homes had “improved significantly.” If that was true, it has gone downhill fast since, according to a federal inspector general. The report shows that 22% of nursing home residents suffer “adverse medical events.  

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DHS Illegally Hired Obama Supporters, OSC Charges

Thursday April 24, 2014

Two Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials acted illegally when they hired three people whose main qualifications were working on President Obama's 2008 campaign, alleges the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC). Read More...

Sens. Challenge Fed's Marijuana Advice to Banks

Wednesday April 23, 2014

Two influential U.S. Senators have challenged the Treasury Department's authority to advise U.S. banks on how they could serve marijuana-related businesses, while doing so might still violate federal laws. Read More...

Veterans Happy With VA Hospitals, Survey Says

Tuesday April 22, 2014

U.S. veterans rate the quality of care they get in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals as good as or better on average than in private-sector hospitals, according to a major national customer-satisfaction survey. Read More...

Treasury Helping Fake IRS Scam Victims

Monday April 21, 2014

The Treasury Department wants to help the "thousands of victims" it says have already lost more than $1 million in the "fake threats from the IRS" scam called the "largest ever" of its kind by a Treasury inspector general. Read More...

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