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  • Homeland Security not the only area of Congress' dysfunction

    Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption. Lawmakers couldn't finish their work last year and it's showing now. The leftover business could prove even more divisive than the dispute over...
  • New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members

    New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members
    Doctors gave Army Sgt. Jacob Richardson a difficult choice after a gunshot to the thigh while on patrol in Iraq in September 2010 shattered his femur and frayed the surrounding nerves and tissue. They could amputate and outfit him with a high-tech...
  • Concierge medicine grows in Maryland

    Three years ago, Dr. Wayne Benjamin — then 67 years old — was considering retirement. He was worn out, frustrated with the daily grind of his family medicine practice and the increasing pressure to see "more and more patients in shorter and...
  • Lawmakers take up municipal sales taxes and autism coverage

    South Dakota lawmakers plan to consider measures on municipal sales taxes, insurance coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorder therapy and athletics policy for transgender students. Here's a look at some of the proposals they'll take up this week in Pierre:...
  • Crossing out names of executors could invalidate will

    Q: I have a will along with a power of attorney for health and assets. I listed in my will an executor and three other people as backup executors, just in case one doesn't want to do it. (Out of four people one might be willing to be the executor.) The...
  • How to choose a financial adviser who's right for you

    How to choose a financial adviser who's right for you
    Some financial advisers are riddled with conflicts of interest, making extra cash for themselves when they put your money in bad investments. Hidden fees and sales commissions can secretly gobble up thousands of your hard-earned dollars. That said,...
  • Health care for older adults in need of intervention

    Have you ever longed for the good old days — when your doctor would sit and listen to you, actually look you in the eye, do some hands-on care, and knew your family history? He, almost always male, was the general practitioner who took care of...
  • War veteran has a dying wish: Solve my brother's murder

    War veteran has a dying wish: Solve my brother's murder
    Robert "Bobby" Thompson sat at the kitchen table in his small green-and-white home in Middle River on a cold day recently and looked over the items he had carefully laid out: insurance policies, tax returns and a newspaper ad for a funeral home offering...
  • Medicaid fraud team investigates Maryland group home operator

    Medicaid fraud team investigates Maryland group home operator
    The Maryland attorney general's Medicaid fraud control team is investigating LifeLine Inc., the state contractor that managed a group home for disabled foster children where a 10-year-old Baltimore boy died last summer. Five people who have direct...
  • Robert Benmosche dies at 70; led financial giant AIG after U.S. bailout

    Robert Benmosche dies at 70; led financial giant AIG after U.S. bailout
    Robert Benmosche, the former president and chief executive of AIG who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182-billion government bailout, died of lung cancer Friday at NYU Langone Medical Center, the company said. He was 70. Benmosche became AIG's...
  • Added tax season hassle for some due to health form errors

    It's not uncommon to feel some trepidation around tax-filing season. But there's an added hassle this year for nearly a million consumers who got financial help with health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's law. The government sent...
  • Ex-hospice executive indicted in multimillion-dollar fraud

    The former head of a Pittsburgh-area hospice used patients who weren't terminally ill to collect millions of dollars in false Medicare and Medicaid billings, according to a federal indictment. Former Horizons Hospice chief operating officer Mary Ann...