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WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare says its computerized fraud prevention system worked like a cybercharm last year, identifying $454 million in problematic payments and generating a financial return for the taxpayer of $10 for every dollar spent. But you can't take that to the bank:...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania is tapping into the Dracula legend, offering concert-goers free tickets in exchange for their blood. The campaign is part of a push to increase blood donations in a country where only 1.7 percent of the people donate blood. Adrian Chereji,...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania is tapping into the Dracula legend, offering concert-goers free tickets in exchange for their blood. The campaign is part of a push to increase blood donations in a country where only 1.7 percent of the people donate blood. Adrian Chereji,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare says its computerized fraud prevention system worked like a cybercharm last year, identifying $454 million in problematic payments and generating a financial return for the taxpayer of $10 for every dollar spent. But you can't take that to the bank:...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare says its computerized fraud prevention system worked like a cybercharm last year, identifying $454 million in problematic payments and generating a financial return for the taxpayer of $10 for every dollar spent. But you can't take that to the bank:...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alzheimer's has ravaged generations of Dean DeMoe's family — his grandmother, father, siblings — all in their 40s and 50s. DeMoe himself inherited the culprit gene mutation and at 53, the North Dakota man volunteers for a drug study he hopes one day will end...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One university's effort to poach a star faculty member at another Southern California university has devolved into a legal battle that some fear may impede Alzheimer's disease research. The University of California, San Diego, has filed a lawsuit over last...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One university's effort to poach a star faculty member at another Southern California university has devolved into a legal battle that some fear may impede Alzheimer's disease research. The University of California, San Diego, has filed a lawsuit over last...
The rarest form of Alzheimer's ravages generations as families pass down gene mutations that trigger the disease in people in their 30s, 40s or 50s. Now, ahead of a major Alzheimer's research meeting, dozens of these families met face to face for the first time, and asked...