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1 hr ago | ITworld
Many businesses spend a lot of time thinking about how to retain and store data, but there's another idea: Think about how to destroy your data.
5 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon
Tough new restrictions on the powerful, highly addictive hydrocodone combination painkillers, such as Vicodin, will take effect in mid-October as the federal government elevates the opioid drug to Schedule II under the Controlled Substances Act.
9 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News
North Carolina's legislature finally wrapped up their two-year session Wednesday after passing a coal ash cleanup measure, but falling short on goals involving Medicaid and a budget fix with teacher assistant funds.
Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.
The four South Dakota candidates vying for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson sparred over the nation's new health care law, the Environmental Protection Agency and the handling of an investment-for-visa program that's come under scrutiny in a debate Wednesday.
Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor is winning plaudits from the left for a new ad that touts his support for the Affordable Care Act - but refuses to ever say the health-care law's name.
A patients is treated at the Franciscan Hospital for Children. Executives will put enhanced Medicaid funding towards the hospital's inpatient rehabilitative services.
Recent data shows 90 percent of health care organizations have exposed their patients' data -- or had it stolen -- in 2012 and 2013, according to privacy researchers at the Ponemon Institute.
The City Council's unanimous decision to adopt a tobacco- and smoke-free law for all city parks Aug. 18 was preceded by some unorthodox testimony.
Mead, 52, defeated spirited challenges from Dr. Taylor Haynes and Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill to win the nomination.
The campaign is particularly vicious in Chandler, where Rep. Bob Robson was accused of removing signs opposing his re-election and now faces misdemeanor tampering charges.
Backed by 12 Senate Democrats, it's the latest effort seeking regulations of the battery-powered devices smokers use to inhale vapor from a heated liquid nicotine solution and accessories such as liquid nicotine refill bottles.
The nation's new health care law is surging in popularity in the Golden State, according to a Field Poll, which finds more Californians today -- of all political stripes -- support the Affordable Care Act than at any time since it was signed into law four years ago.
Mississippi children would not lose welfare if a parent's benefits are cut off because of positive tests for illegal drugs, according to rules set by the state Department of Human Services.
As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.
In this July 11, 2013 file photo, Julie Hamos, director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, speaks at a meeting in Chicago.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 04:18 pm
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