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Archive: January 3, 2011

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Every year, 180,000 Americans die because of medical errors, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It also finds that the number of deaths has been steadily increasing for the past 10 years. Robert Kraig, executive director of Citizen Ac ...Read More

DENVER - It's a new year, and there are new regulations for health insurers which benefit consumers. As of January 1, insurers must spend a minimum of 80 cents of every health-care dollar on patient care, with a maximum of 20 cents going to things like administration and profits. Jo Donlin, dire ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If your neighbor smokes, chances are it will affect your children, according to a recent study that examined smoke exposure in multi-family housing units. As a result of its study, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is urging parents to have smoke-free environments for their ...Read More

BOSTON - It's the first work week of a new year for Bay Staters, and a new report from the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center finds that, since the beginning of the economic storm in late 2008, Massachusetts lost fewer jobs and maintained higher wages than most parts of the country, and did not ...Read More

AUGUSTA, Maine - It's the first week of the New Year, and it's make it or break time when it comes to keeping many of those New Year's resolutions. At the top of the list for lots of Mainers is to quit smoking... It's no easy task, says Lee Gilman, senior vice president for health promotion and pub ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The New Year brings Kentucky a new law that requires insurance companies to cover the diagnosis, treatment and therapies of children with autism. Former state representative Scott Brinkman of Louisville, who is the father of a 26-year-old son with autism, sponsored the legislation. ...Read More

OXFORD, Conn. - It's definitely winter in Connecticut, and the Connecticut chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) was just awarded a $37,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to be used to promote winter food crops. This comes as winter farmers' markets and winter CS ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Food pantries across Tennessee know that many poor families are making hard decisions about where to spend their money this winter. Brian Zralek, program director for hunger, food access and policy with Community Food Advocates, says a recent study by the Institute of Taxation and ...Read More

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