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Private Jailer CCA Faces Heightened Scrutiny After a Year of Heinous Controversiesnew

Since its inception in 1983, CCA has become accustomed to criticism, but it is now mired in a series of scandals, embarrassments and public-relations catastrophes that may tar its reputation for years to come.
Nashville Scene  |  Matt Pulle  |  06-20-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Inside the Illustrious Career of Dr. Howard Levinenew

Botched abortions, Viagra prescriptions, fast-food extortion, and steroid trafficking were just the beginning.
Seattle Weekly  |  Rick Anderson  |  05-19-2008  |  Science

Two Little Words: Can Hospitals Say I'm Sorry?new

A new program called "Sorry Works" turns the usual approach by hospitals to medical errors on its head--and it's catching on surprisingly well.
Metroland  |  Miriam Axel-Lute  |  12-13-2004  |  Science

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