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

Britney Spears to launch sleepwear and lingerie collection in September

Paula David – Fourth Estate Cooperative Reporter New York, NY, United States (4E) – Pop star Britney Spears will launch her very own line of signature sleepwear and lingerie in September. “Coming very soon… The Intimate Collection, by yours truly,”...
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...
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