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July 9, 2015 Citing reports from NPR and ProPublica that found a string of poorly managed projects after the devastating 2010 earthquake, the senator is demanding answers to how nearly $500 million was spent.
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June 9, 2015 The joint NPR/ProPublica probe found that the charity raised nearly half a billion dollars after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti but has little to show for it.
Joel Ramirez climbs back into his wheelchair with the help of Francisco Guardado, a home health aide, at his home in Rialto, Calif.
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April 30, 2015 A ProPublica/NPR investigation into the case of a paralyzed worker prompted the state to warn insurance companies that they can't arbitrarily change treatment plans.
Advocates for patient safety have had to confront the reality that steps taken to improve the quality of health care can also present opportunities for corruption and conflict of interest.
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November 26, 2014 Kickback allegations against its former editor prompted the Journal of Patient Safety to review his writings and adopt new rules for disclosing commercial conflicts of interest.
Joe Kiani, addresses the second-annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in January 2014.
Courtesy of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation
October 6, 2014 Masimo Corporation's chief executive is a leading voice in the movement to reduce medical errors, but the Food and Drug Administration says his company isn't properly investigating complaints.
A federal database, though imperfect, will make it easier for patients to find out about the ties between doctors and industry.
September 30, 2014 A federal website set to go live Tuesday will disclose drug and device companies' ties to doctors. The release marks a milestone, but could be misleading for patients checking up on their doctors.
September 29, 2014 American doctors received at least $1.4 billion in payments from drug companies last year. What did the companies get for their money?
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The grave at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, where Bud Kelder's family believes he is buried.
Courtesy of John Eakin
July 1, 2014 After an NPR/ProPublica investigation, military officials have decided to exhume the bodies of 11 World War II servicemen who are buried in an American war cemetery in the Philippines.
A check of Medicare's new database of payments to physicians confirms that at least $6 million in 2012 went to doctors who had been indicted or otherwise sanctioned.
April 16, 2014 Among doctors who received payments from Medicare in 2012 are dozens who had been kicked out of Medicaid, or charged with fraud, or settled fraud cases out of court, a ProPublica investigation finds.
Now that Eli Lilly & Co.'s antidepressant Cymbalta and some other blockbusters have gone generic, the company is spending less on promotional activities by doctors.
March 4, 2014 The sharp decline in payments coincides with increased scrutiny of drug marketing. Later this year, federal law will also require that drugmakers disclose the amount of money they give to doctors.
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August 5, 2013 Doctors in states where corruption is more common appear more likely to be influenced by drug company payments than those in states with fewer corruption-related crimes. Male doctors, overall, appear more likely to be swayed by drug industry payments than their female colleagues.
January 24, 2012 A new tool from ProPublica allows you to follow superPAC spending. For instance, the spending by Restore Our Future Inc., a pro-Mitt Romney superPAC, presently demonstrates the huge money advantage Romney supporters have over supporters of his rivals for the Republican nomination. ROF by itself has pumped $5.1 million into Florida, according to the tool. The superPACs supporting the other candidates come nowhere close.
July 28, 2011 The Child Cases reporting team explains how it confirmed the trends that drove its June reports.
September 9, 2010 Many Army officers are reluctant to award Purple Hearts to soldiers with brain injuries.
June 23, 2010 Senators Press Military To Improve Brain-Wound Care
June 11, 2010 Military Mental Health Probe Widens After NPR-ProPublica Report
October 16, 2009 New technology has made natural gas a promising alternative in reducing the United States' dependence on other countries for energy sources. Natural gas is cleaner than other fossil fuels, and some experts say there's enough untapped natural gas i...
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