A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to 10 years in prison for defrauding Medicare of more than $2.9 million in a home health-care scheme.U.S. District Judge Charles Kocoras handed down the sentence Thursday against Bahir Haj Khalil of Palos Heights.
A lawsuit filed Thursday claims a nonprofit hospital in northwest Chicago failed to provide charity care to two low-income, uninsured patients, reopening a longstanding controversy in Illinois over whether hospitals are doing enough charitable work to qualify for lucrative tax exemptions.Swedish Cov
We live in a day and age where very few women should die in childbirth. In spite of spending more on health care than any other country, some 40 countries usually do better than the U.S. on maternal mortality rankings. One oil-rich African nation does a lot worse: Nigeria.
Every Thursday on Global Activism we hear about an individual who's decided to work to make the world a better place.People’s teeth often go overlooked in development work. Annie Nardone, a dental hygienist, wanted more out of life.