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Investigative Reporter — Chicago Tribune

Investigative Reporter for the Chicago Tribune, covering health and science. Got a tip? Contact me at kking@tribune.com

License of Illinois psychiatrist suspended

chicagotribune.com — The Illinois medical board has indefinitely suspended the license of a Chicago psychiatrist whose excessive prescriptions were linked to three patients' deaths and triggered federal accusations of kickbacks and fraud. The action against Dr. Michael J. Reinstein ended a two-year fight with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation over his use of the anti-psychotic drug clozapine.

License of Illinois psychiatrist suspended

chicagotribune.com — The Illinois medical board has indefinitely suspended the license of a Chicago psychiatrist whose excessive prescriptions were linked to three patients' deaths and triggered federal accusations of kickbacks and fraud. The action against Dr. Michael J. Reinstein ended a two-year fight with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation over his use of the anti-psychotic drug clozapine.

Half of Illinois doctor penalties originate in other states

articles.chicagotribune.com — Study shows state agency relies heavily on other inquiries as basis for disciplining physicians Nearly three years ago, the Illinois medical board received a letter urging the agency to investigate a Chicago doctor who tried and failed to intubate a 52-year-old woman after giving her anesthesia that stopped her breathing.

Victims are grilled in military sex-assault investigations

expressnews.com — even months after an Air Force recruiter's assistant told investigators her boss sexually assaulted her in an office supply room, the young woman was summoned to meet his defense attorneys.

GI sex abuse has powerful foes

expressnews.com — In a corner of the cavernous room adorned with historic frescoes, Kimberly Hanks, the victim in the court-martial case, sat on a red leather couch next to a wingback chair occupied by Sen. Barbara Boxer, their knees almost touching.

In Cases Of Military Sexual Assault, Victims Are Victimized Twice

businessinsider.com — SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Army Pvt. Anna Moore spotted the man approaching as she knelt on the hallway floor, scraping off a dingy layer of wax. He was a sergeant from another battery with no apparent reason for entering the empty third floor of her barracks. Why was he there, she wondered.

Assault victims struggle to transfer to other posts

mysanantonio.com — Mark Bilton-Smith answered his cellphone shortly after 11 p.m. and heard the panic in his daughter's voice. She told him she'd been raped and was hallucinating. He struggled to make sense of her words. She was talking about the devil and kept saying the door to her room at Goodfellow AFB had been nailed shut.

In the military, sex assault victims labeled as mentally ill, forced out

mysanantonio.com — Similar accounts from members in every branch of the military show that those who disclose a sexual assault face commanders who often disregard their reports and send them to uniformed counselors, who subsequently find them to be mentally unfit for duty, a seven-month San Antonio Express-News investigation shows.

Military sex offenders rarely punished, while victims are discharged

mysanantonio.com — On orders from her command on March 16, 2006, Helmer had joined her fellow officers for a St. Patrick's Day pub run, a night of bar-hopping that ended across the street from the prestigious Marine Barracks Washington, where she was in charge of public affairs.

After sex assaults inside military, women are victims again of legal system

houstonchronicle.com — On orders from her command on March 16, 2006, Helmer had joined her fellow officers for a St. Patrick's Day pub run, a night of bar-hopping that ended across the street from the prestigious Marine Barracks Washington, where she was in charge of public affairs.
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Shire, Maker of Binge-Eating Drug Vyvanse, First Marketed the Disease nyti.ms/1zd4bXx

Feb 24, 2015

215,000 Blue Cross members in Illinois affected by Anthem breach: officials trib.in/1Es23BF

Feb 21, 2015

Feds send incorrect tax info to 800,000 Obamacare enrollees. fw.to/KhU7hnG

Feb 21, 2015

Little known Obamacare fact: It awards billions in research funds fw.to/kCGQOug

Feb 20, 2015

The Chicago Tribune is looking for a computer assisted reporting specialist. ire.org/jobs/job/550/#…

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