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December 15, 2010 | 0 comments

Reporter's note:

One year ago from yesterday, 11-year-old Chandler Nash Elliott hung himself while his father was at work. We received a press release about the suicide over the fax... more

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December 15, 2010 | 0 comments

Jonathan Watts has had a dream assignment, in many ways. He has been able to watch China transform itself into a true economic superpower and has... more

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December 14, 2010 | 0 comments

Lawsuits and health surprises abound in today's Daily Briefing.

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December 14, 2010 | 1 comments

Ken sleeps under a sheltered overhang in the Financial District, an area full of sun-glinting towers and chic lunchtime hot-spots. Our own... more

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December 13, 2010 | 0 comments

If you think you speak a language, and you weren't born speaking it, you *don't* really know it.

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December 13, 2010 | 0 comments

A pilot-"cardiologist" is found to lack a medical degree, and more surprises from our Daily Briefing.

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December 13, 2010 | 1 comments

An accurate curriculum vitae for Dr. Louis John Del Giorno would show a 20-year history of missed diagnoses, multiple overdoses and avoidable patient deaths.

In that time, medical boards... more

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December 10, 2010 | 0 comments

Andy Miller used his own money to launch the nonprofit website Georgia Health News last month. He's now in the midst of seeking foundation grants and donations. This week at Career GPS,... more

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December 10, 2010 | 0 comments

Today on the Daily Briefing, deeper reading for your weekend.

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December 10, 2010 | 1 comments

It’s not often that a veteran physician pleads poverty. Once a doctor gets through residency and spends a few years establishing a practice, patient billings tend to provide a good living. That... more

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December 09, 2010 | 0 comments

Today's Daily Briefing picks are about cost of care and quality of care, veteran health and reader feedback.

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December 09, 2010 | 0 comments

When it comes to talking about America’s rising health care costs, many fingers have been pointed at pharmaceutical companies, malpractice lawyers, health insurers and patients themselves. Dr.... more

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December 08, 2010 | 0 comments

Are mini-med health plans really such a bad option for low-wage workers? Answers and more from our Daily Briefing.

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