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Eastern ConnecticutA growing number of people are seeking information about a variety of eldercare and estate planning issues related to aging. With the largest number of older americans in our nation's history - including the Baby Boomer generation -- topics such as long...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - State and local governments can expect ever-widening budget gaps through 2060, as rising healthcare costs for both citizens and public employees surpass recent improvements in their revenue, the Government Accountability Office said...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE – In warp-speed fashion, the Florida Senate’s budget committee unanimously passed a $74.3 billion spending plan Wednesday that gives teachers pay-raises, pumps millions of dollars into university construction, and is loaded down...
Science trumped politics, but politics may still present problems for teens trying to purchase emergency contraception. “A lot of stuff is going to happen over the next 30 days,” said Dr. Cora Breuner, a pediatric medicine specialist at...
Human nature frequently disproves theories. Conventional wisdom, for example, says that open office space plans with workers grouped like cattle encourage creativity and collaboration. But study after study shows that people are more inventive, productive...
Tags: Poverty, Public Housing, Personal Income, Social Issues, Rentals
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." — Thomas Jefferson My recent column on the challenges associated with the Social...
Tags: Poverty, Authors, Head Start, Pension and Welfare, Social Issues
A state plan to tie medical spending to the growth of the economy is making hospital executives uneasy. Executives support the spirit of the plan proposed by the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which seeks to reduce health spending by...
John Pittas' mother spent six months in a Pennsylvania facility recovering after an auto accident, then moved to Greece to be with her other children. Left behind: $93,000 in unpaid care bills. The facility sued to collect — from John Pittas....
It's an expensive irony: Health care workers who can't afford health insurance, but in Florida that is the plight of some full-time employees of local nursing homes and other smaller or independent health-industry players. As the number of employers...
TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers are pushing competing plans that next Jan. 1 would put about one in five Floridians in some sort of Medicaid-like health-insurance plan. Or not. Lawmakers have two weeks to resolve a battle over whether to draw down $51...
TALLAHASSEE -- Halfway through a legislative session that has seen a rebounding economy, replenished coffers and a spirit of cooperation between chambers and parties, the gravitational pull of politics is taking hold. Put 160 elected officeholders...
Hospital owner Pacific Health Corp. said it will close its three remaining Southern California hospitals, citing the fallout from a federal fraud case last year in which the company admitted paying to recruit homeless people off skid row in Los Angeles...
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| Reuters
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