Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal for the next fiscal year includes $2.2 million to help health officials with their overhaul of California’s troubled drug and alcohol rehabilitation program for the poor.
Healing Heroes Network has a mission that tugs at the heartstrings: providing financial assistance to veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan so they can get critical medical care. But the nonprofit based in Palm Harbor, Fla., also raises a few red flags for donors.
Prime Healthcare Services might be receiving five-star health care ratings because it exaggerates how ill its patients really are, said the lawmakers who head the Legislature’s health policy committees.
A new U.N. report has found that crimes against humanity are occurring in North Korea and calls for an international tribunal to investigate. Survivors describe what life is like in North Korea’s hidden prison camps. (via Human Rights Watch)