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  • APNewsBreak: Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead

    APNewsBreak: Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:51:31 GMT
    An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records.
    The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.
  • Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

    Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

    In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.
    In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.
  • Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

    Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

    By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer Scientists say that the Ebola (ee-BOH'-lah) virus that has killed scores of people this year in Guinea (GIH'-nee) is a new strain. That means...
    By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain - evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some...