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Nation's "Epicenter" Crackdown On Prescription Drug Abuse

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- U.S. authorities arrested 22 people in Florida late last month, including pharmacists and doctors, in a crackdown against prescription drug abuse that officials say is the nation's fastest growing drug problem.

Changes Sought To Save Key Aspect of Healthcare Law

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- The Obama administration moved to salvage a much-touted initiative in the new healthcare law aimed at controlling costs, revising regulations to encourage doctors, clinics and hospitals to take greater responsibility for improving patients' care.


Hospitals To Lose Funds, Jobs, if Medicaid Cut

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Cutting Medicaid by 5 percent would cost U.S. states $14 billion and trigger job losses in the tens of thousands by depressing spending by states, hospitals, nursing homes, drug companies and others, a recent study showed.

Couples Pull Back From Edge of Divorce

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- They were a few steps shy of divorce, separated and working out child custody, when Rick DeRosia of Hartford, N.Y., realized he wasn't so sure he really wanted a divorce.

Cosmetic Surgery: Cheaper, Faster, Scarier

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Elsie Soto says she couldn't move her legs after she had liposuction and fat-transfer surgery last year at a clinic near here. But instead of sending her to a hospital, a nurse took Soto to her own house. Soto says she has no memory of being taken to the hospital two days later — on her mother's insistence — and needed two blood transfusions when she got there.


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