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Nursing Home Dangers Found


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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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...

Time to Pay Congress More? Nope

Friday April 18, 2014

U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D- Virginia) thought it was high-time members of Congress got paid more, but on April 2, a top congressional committee told him he was thinking wrong. Read More...

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