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2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Medical Care reports high prevalence of opioid use by Social Security disability recipients

More than 40 percent of Social Security Disability Insurance recipients take opioid pain relievers, while the prevalence of chronic opioid use is over 20 percent and rising, reports a study in the September issue of Medical Care .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Medicine, Health, Pain, Lebanon, NH, Medicare

MACKLEMORE TAKES THE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE FOR ALS!

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

7 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Simple ways to boost your savings

There are some simple steps you can take to boost your savings, and the first one is creating a smart budget, financial experts say.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Tax, Home, Mortgage, Long Term Care, Health

11 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Don't worry about Social Security

Andy Landis, founder of Thinking Retirement, is an author, speaker, and consultant specializing in Social Security, Medicare, and life planning for retirement.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

15 hrs ago | InfoWorld

Why would Chinese hackers want hospital patient data?

The theft of personal data on 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems by hackers in China highlights the increasing degree to which hospitals are becoming lucrative targets for information theft.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry, Personal Finance

19 hrs ago | Business Journal

CHS is the latest reminder that security breaches are a matter of 'when,' not 'if'

Personal information - social security numbers, birthdays and more - of more than 4 million patients of doctors affiliated with Franklin-based Community Health Systems looks to have found its way into the hands of a China-based group of hackers.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cybercast News Service

In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Personal Finance, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law

Sunherald.com

In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M. EDT AND THEREAFTER ON TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014 - This image provided by Twelve Books shows the cover of Rep. Paul Ryan's, R-Wis., new book.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Personal Finance, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Science Daily

Surprising number of older adults weathered the 'great recession' without financial strain

The "Great Recession" may have put a dent in many older adults' pocketbooks, but a new study finds that more than 40 percent reported a decrease in "financial strain" between 2006 and 2010.

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Related Topix: Baylor University, Personal Finance

WJIZ-FM Albany

Donald Miller disappeared in the 1980s, was declared dead, returned last year.

Though very much alive, Donald Miller Jr. is still legally a dead man ... and yet now his daughters are being hit up for $47,000 in Social Security benefits they received as teens because of his death, the AP reports.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Weird

WLQT-FM Dayton

Govt. to Family: 'Dead' Dad Actually Alive...

Though very much alive, Donald Miller Jr. is still legally a dead man ... and yet now his daughters are being hit up for $47,000 in Social Security benefits they received as teens because of his death, the AP reports.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Weird

Merced Sun-Star

Nameberry: State your state favorites

When it comes to picking a place name for your child, you could consider a continent like Asia, a country like India, a city like Vienna or Verona ... or one of the select group of U.S. states that lend themselves to babies' birth certificates.

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USA Today

Health network reports 4.5 million patients had information hacked

A rural health company with hospitals across the nation said Monday that hackers had been able to reach names, addresses, birth dates, telephone numbers and social security numbers of about 4.5 million patients Health network reports 4.5 million patients had information hacked A rural health company with hospitals across the nation said Monday that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Personal Finance

Tri-cityherald.com

Community Health details attack on patient records

The Franklin, Tennessee, company said Monday that no medical or credit card records were taken in the attack, which may have happened in April and June.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Franklin, TN, Personal Finance

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio's senators divided on how to fix Social Security

If you want to see the deep divisions in Washington on how to salvage Social Security, look no further than Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican Sen. Rob Portman.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Ohio

Lexington Herald-Leader

Got questions? Liar Catchers' private investigators can get the answers

It was the kind of morning that would melt the mascara off a dewy-eyed debutante, and the sun was just getting started.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Sun Aug 17, 2014

CBS News

Congressman Paul Ryan's journey from the sandbox to the spotlight

Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin was Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate two years ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, Janesville, WI, Personal Finance

Daily Mail

Three-year-old girl dies after being 'stabbed and shot' by her own...

'We were thunderstruck': Missouri Governor Jay Nixon disturbed by 'over-militarization' of police in Ferguson as city gears up for second night of state-imposed curfew after man was shot last night Conversation recorded by bystander just moments after Michael Brown shooting casts doubt on claims the teen surrendered to Officer Darren Wilson ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Prison, Personal Finance, Temple Hills, MD

The Citizens' Voice

Former public defender looks back on career

Lawyers tend to specialize within the field today, but when Lewis J. Bott began practicing law, attorneys did a little bit of everything.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Personal Finance, Hazleton, PA, Luzerne County, PA, Prison

Tri-cityherald.com

US: Living dead man's family must repay benefits

Donald Miller Jr. disappeared in the 1980s, and a death ruling in 1994 allowed his family to get Social Security benefits.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Hancock County, OH

TheStreet.com

Social Security Disability Fund on Life Support in 2 Years

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