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QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday that the state is doing everything it can to prevent the spread of Legionnaires' disease at a veterans home where an outbreak last year sickened 53 people, including 12 who died. Rauner visited the Illinois Veterans...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has paid $2.5 million to settle some claims in a federal whistleblower lawsuit accusing the hospital network of overbilling government insurance programs for neurosurgery. UPMC, Pennsylvania's largest private employer...
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of drug developer Kadmon Holdings tumbled Wednesday after its initial public offering priced far below the company's estimates. Kadmon said its offering of 6.25 million shares priced at $12 a share, raising $75 million in total. The company originally...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has paid $2.5 million to settle some claims in a federal whistleblower lawsuit accusing the hospital network of overbilling government insurance programs for neurosurgery. UPMC isn't acknowledging wrongdoing in the...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has paid $25 million to settle some claims in a federal whistleblower lawsuit accusing the hospital network of overbilling government insurance programs for neurosurgery. UPMC isn't acknowledging wrongdoing in the...
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who spent three weeks looking for survivors in the days after the 9/11 attacks is using billboards in a push to have his kidney disease added to the list of covered conditions by a fund to help Ground Zero workers with health problems...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ethan Dean has always dreamed of being a garbage man. He never tires of playing with toy garbage trucks and loves to watch the real ones drive past his house. On Tuesday, the 6-year-old with cystic fibrosis got his wish, riding shotgun in a booster seat...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ethan Dean has always dreamed of being a garbage man. He never tires of playing with toy garbage trucks and loves to watch the real ones drive past his house. On Tuesday, the 6-year-old with cystic fibrosis got his wish, riding shotgun in a booster seat...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The legislator who drafted the law that keeps most of Arkansas' lethal injection policy a secret says pharmaceutical companies have no standing to complain that prison officials will use their drugs in executions. The Associated Press reported Monday...