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Men seek equality, say divorce laws treat husbands as ATMs
Deccan HeraldApril 1, 2012

The latest decision of the Union cabinet to amend divorce laws has been opposed by organisations which say they work to protect the rights of men. These organisations claim that divorce laws favour the interests of women and reduce men to being ATMs, ...more »

'Military friendly'? College lists aimed at veterans on GI Bill prompt concerns
Louisville Courier-JournalApril 1, 2012

Patty Murray, D-Wash.; US Marines Iraq war veteran Moses Maddox and Iraq war veteran Army 1st Lt. Paul Rieckhoff applaud during a news conference introducing the GI benefit watchdog. / AP Associated Press In press releases and ads, colleges love ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Sotomayor visits Penn for law school dedication
Philadelphia InquirerApril 6, 2012

AP PHILADELPHIA - US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor gave no indication of the future of the landmark health care law on Thursday during an event at which she said judges cannot interact with the public in the same way politicians do.more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Obama calls on court to uphold health care law
San Francisco ChronicleApril 3, 2012

Washington -- President Obama on Monday issued a rare, direct challenge to the Supreme Court to uphold his historic health care overhaul. He declared that overturning it would erode critical protections for millions of Americans and amount to judicial ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Stopping elder abuse
Standard FreeholderApril 3, 2012

By CHERYL BRINK CORNWALL — An independent city pharmacy has re-launched its name and mandate with a focus on preventing elder abuse. The Medical Arts Pharmacy has formed a new partnership with other health-care providers, ...more »

Living Wills
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US Rep. Hansen Clarke: Save Detroit without taking away voters' rights
Detroit Free PressApril 1, 2012

If the City of Detroit falls into state receivership under the 2011 Emergency Manager law, the city's taxpayers — who were not responsible for the loss of population and investment that provoked the current crisis — will pay the terrible price of ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Depression often goes undiagnosed, but new Medicare benefit may change that
Washington PostApril 2, 2012

“If they get paid for it, they structure it into their practices.” Medicare covers 60 percent of the treatment for mental health problems, including depression. (Under a 2008 law, that figure is scheduled to rise to 80 percent in 2014.) ...more »


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