Cook County sparks national changes in mental health care for delinquent youth

Cook County sparks national changes in treatment for delinquent youth.

Tucson shooter was troubled, but could still buy a gun

By Kimberly Leonard

The months-long pattern of bizarre behavior by alleged Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner has once again raised questions about what sort of

Excerpts from this story referencing "Gabrielle Giffords":

"… in Tucson that killed six people and wounded 14, including Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was hosting a public meeting with constituents. Loughner, 22, was sus …"

Government orders Columbia to tell patients 'true nature' of drug study

By Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee

Officials say research may have caused harm to people who had heart surgery

Excerpts from this story referencing "Columbia":

"… would be known as Patient No. 1 emerged from routine open-heart surgery at Columbia University Medical Center in stable condition. Then he began to bleed unco …"

"… other open-heart surgery patients, was part of a two-year medical study at Columbia that government regulators now say was carried out with ethical and regula …"

"… and obtained by the Huffington Post Investigative Fund.In the past decade, Columbia has conducted three separate internal reviews of the study. The reviews ra …"

"… accept that conclusion. They have taken the rare action of demanding that Columbia track down the patients and their families, and acknowledge that they neve …"

Kuklo, target of Army probe, a top recipient of Medtronic travel

If you read today's New York Times, you're likely familiar with the story of former Army surgeon Timothy R. Kuklo, a paid consultant to Medt

Watchdogs on short leashes

By Kenneth Vogel and Leah Rush

For most legislatures, ethics enforcement is an in-house affair; for the rest, agencies that oversee them are kept on a short leash

The story behind fatal care

By Bill Birnbauer

MELBOURNE, Australia, August 1, 2000 — Our high noon began on an ordinary morning at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. As the