National News

Are patient privacy laws being misused to protect medical centers?

ProPublica Staff Washington, DC, United States (ProPublica) – by Charles Ornstein This story was co-published with NPR’s “Shots” blog. In the name of patient privacy, a security guard at a hospital in Springfield, Missouri, threatened a mother with jail...
Posted On 24 Jul 2014
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Crime

GantDaily.com Police Blotter

State police at DuBois On Tuesday, unknown individuals allegedly engaged in electronic communication via Twitter and distributed inappropriate pictures to a 14-year-old Reynoldsville girl. State police at Ridgway A hit-and-run accident occurred Tuesday on Scotland Street east of...
Posted On 24 Jul 2014

Business

New permits offer few gains for resettled Zimbabwean farmers

<img src="http://www.irinnews.org/images/ (IRIN) – Newly introduced land permits for resettled smallholder farmers will bring little gain to the thousands of beneficiaries who are struggling to get loans from banks to finance their operations, say farmers'...
Posted On 24 Jul 2014
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Health

Uganda teen pregnancies’ plan under fire

<img src="http://www.irinnews.org/images/ (IRIN) – A new Ugandan sex-education campaign to reduce teen pregnancy, maternal mortality among young women and girls, and the cost of post-abortion medical care, is generating heated debate. The one year campaign...
Posted On 24 Jul 2014
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