03/22/2012 - This summer, postal workers will deliver empty pill bottles to homes in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area in its first live test of a program designed to provide medicines to residents in the event of a widespread biological attack.
03/15/2012 - Radioactive materials are usually sealed in metal when used in medical devices. Unsecured devices, when paired with conventional explosives, could make a dirty bomb capable of contaminating a city.
03/14/2012 - A man is arrested for mailing more than a hundred envelopes of a powdery substance. Australian police are noticing a new online trend among pedophiles. BlueCross BlueShield pays more than one million dollars after a breach. And more.
03/12/2012 - Colorado lawmakers want to make medication dispensing more secure by requiring biometric verification when patients fill prescriptions, but critics of the plan worry that with the amount of data lawmakers want to collect, information breaches could be more damaging to patients than ever before.
03/09/2012 - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act later this month. It plans to issue a ruling by June. Ralph Brislin, CPP, examines how it could impact contract security companies.
03/09/2012 - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act later this month. It plans to issue a ruling by June. Ralph Brislin, CPP examines how it could impact contract security companies. (ONLINE EXCLUSIVE)
02/28/2012 - A bill (H.R. 2405) that would reauthorize an appropriations bill designed to aid in pandemic preparedness has been approved by the House of Representatives. The measure is now pending in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.
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01/11/2012 - An Emergency Nurses Association survey found that most incidences of abuse toward nurses aren't formally reported. One hospital administrator fears that hospital violence has become an accepted occupational hazard.