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AUG 30, 2014 - Washington Times

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Lawsuit says Iowa nursing home mistreated woman

MADRID, Iowa (AP) - The family of an elderly Iowa woman who died this week has sued the nursing home where she was receiving care, accusing the facility of leaving the woman naked and soiled on the floor of an unfurnished room. Kris Gerhard, the daughter of 74-year-old ...

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AUG 30, 2014 - Washington Times

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Kentucky suspends doctor over staff prescriptions

HARLAN, Ky. (AP) - A doctor practicing at Harlan ARH Hospital has been suspended by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure after receiving an anonymous tip he was prescribing diet pills to the nursing staff. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported (http://bit.ly/1n91vVZ ) that the federal Drug Enforcement Administration concluded ...

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AUG 29, 2014 - Washington Times

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Bosma to pull Turner from leadership post-scandal

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Rep. Eric Turner is losing his House leadership role because of "irreconcilable conflicts" arising from his use of his public office to benefit his family's nursing home business, House Speaker Brian Bosma announced Friday. An Associated Press investigation earlier this year found that Turner ...

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AUG 29, 2014 - Washington Times

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Harlan ER doctor suspended by Kentucky board

HARLAN, Ky. (AP) - A Knoxville, Tennessee, doctor practicing at Harlan Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hospital has had his license suspended by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure. The Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/1zSRj9Q ) reports board documents say emergency room doctor Donald Ramsey was prescribing diet pills to nursing staff, ...

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AUG 27, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Proof That Chinese Grandparents Are More Athletic Than You

BEIJING -- No treadmills, no iPods and no sweat-wicking fabrics. No protein shakes, no hot yoga and no Fitbit. Armed with just jungle gym equipment and mind-boggling levels of physical fitness, these elderly Chinese people are putting on a showcase of human dexterity at Beijing’s Temple of Heaven Park. This 86-year-old Beijing native ran his last marathon four years ago. ...

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