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Nonprofit for visually impaired acquires station

Wichita nonprofit acquires radio station to provide jobs and services to visually impaired
Published: 12/15/14
24 go blind after cataract surgery in India

24 go blind after cataract surgery in India

At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India
Published: 12/05/14

NM lawmakers eye forced mental illness treatment

New Mexico lawmakers eye forced mental illness treatment bill amid police shootings
Published: 12/04/14
Customers better prepared in Round 2 of Obamacare signups

Customers better prepared in Round 2 of Obamacare signups

TAMPA — Whatever your opinion of the Affordable Care Act, it appears to be providing at least one benefit in Florida and elsewhere: more sophisticated health care consumers.
Published: 12/03/14
Updated: 12/04/14
Florida hospitals prepare in case of Ebola patient

Florida hospitals prepare in case of Ebola patient

The public frenzy has abated for now across the U.S. but the Ebola crisis in West Africa leaves its mark in the way local hospitals conduct business, determined as they are to spot that one person who might walk through the door showing symptoms of the deadly disease.
Updated: 1 months ago
Castor, Buckhorn encourage new Obamacare signups

Castor, Buckhorn encourage new Obamacare signups

TAMPA — The advisers helping local residents enroll in health insurance made available under President Barack Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act say Year 1 was a pretty good one: 7 million covered nationwide, nearly 1 million in Flor...
Updated: 1 months ago
Pharmacy flier printed on back of patient records

Pharmacy flier printed on back of patient records

The recycled paper contained a schedule of the pharmacy's refills for Nov. 12 through Nov. 24, complete with patients' names, phone numbers, prescriptions, quantity and doctors.
Updated: 1 months ago