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Government Unveils Plan To Make Hospitals Safer

(60) Comments | Posted April 12, 2011 | 6:36 PM

A hospital patient care and safety initiative aimed at preventing medical errors and hospital-acquired infections could save thousands of lives and billions of dollars, U.S. government and industry officials said on Tuesday.

The goal is to cut preventable hospital-acquired conditions by 40 percent over the next...

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Bush Got a Better Colonoscopy Than I Did

(10) Comments | Posted July 24, 2007 | 12:02 PM

DENVER - OK, so this discussion may be a little graphic for some, so bear with me, I do have a point to make. President George W. Bush had a colonoscopy done on Saturday morning, as you may already know since he had to give the vice president the reins...

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The Moon and the Sun Over Miami

(16) Comments | Posted May 24, 2007 | 3:16 PM

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The evening before I went to Havana, I sat starboard in the back of a boat slapping over the waves on Biscayne Bay just offshore from Miami. The sun was setting on the Florida coast side of the bay over what...

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