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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says increasing reimbursement for some primary care doctors is paying for itself in reduced expenses elsewhere. Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis BALTIMORE — A few years ago it struck the D.C. region’s biggest medical...
LOS ANGELES — At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and other intellectual or developmental disabilities...
In some of the most war-ravaged countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, severely mentally disabled men and women are shackled and locked away for years on end. This photograph of a young man chained to the floor of Juba Central Prison in Sudan (now South...
Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., run into each other in the green room of weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center’s Studio A, July 10, 2014. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call...
Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo by Flickr user Carlos Pereria The world’s urban population has ballooned to 3.9 billion — 54 percent of the total population — in 2014, the United Nations reported Thursday. By 2050, this proportion is...
The top representative for United States intelligence at the U.S. embassy in Berlin has been asked to leave Germany. The move by the German government comes in the aftermath of two recent allegations of U.S. spying in the country, where a man has...