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Theft Leading Cause of Health Data Breaches, HHS Says

The most common cause of large health data breaches in 2010 was theft, according to a report from the Department of Health and Human Service’s Office for Civil Rights. The 11-page report covers breaches coversย breaches of more than 500 individuals between Sept. 23, 2009 andย Dec. 31, 2010, affecting entities covered …

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Feds Not Sure How to Limit Drugs in Water, GAO Says

Federal regulators charged with limiting prescription drugs in drinking water still are not sure which drugs pose risks to human health, according to a government audit released Thursday. In its 57-page report, the Government Accountability Office said there was a lack of coordination among federal agencies to identify drugs appearing …

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