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Loughner loses bid to prevent release of records

An Arizona judge ruled against the Tucson shooting rampage suspect and ordered that health records dating back to his youth can be given to a psychologist trying to determine whether he's mentally competent to stand trial. Full story

Loughner lawyers fight request for medical records

Lawyers for the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage have asked a judge to reject prosecutors' request for his medical records. Full story

Prosecutors want all of Loughner's medical records

Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to order doctors who have treated the suspect in the Tucson, Ariz., shooting rampage to turn over all his medical records. Full story

UI Hospitals and Clinics settle with fired nurse

A nurse at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics who allegedly accessed a university football player's confidential medical records has been allowed to resign rather than be fired, according to a settlement between the university and the nurse. Full story

NE, central counties among Ind.'s healthiest

Indiana's healthiest counties are in the northeast and center of the state, while counties in the rural south are home to people with some of the poorest health records, according to a report released Wednesday. Full story

Stolen LA laptop held 667 patient records

Los Angeles County officials say a laptop stolen from a health center contained the medical records of 667 people and they've warned those patients of a privacy breach. Full story

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  Defense: Lacrosse star died from drug abuse

The legal team for accused murderer George Huguely says their client’s girlfriend, Yeardley Love, died as the result of abusing prescription drugs such as Adderall. NBC’s Jeff Rossen reports.

  Paging Doctor Digital

Insight on digitizing America's health records, with Dr. Lonny Reisman, Aetna Chief Medical Officer and Robert Merkel, IBM Global Healthcare Industry.

  Farrah’s Story: Battling the tabloids (Part 6)

A breach of Farrah’s medical records at UCLA were discovered and dealt with -- a victory for Farrah as she fights on two fronts.

  Officials to meet with Jackson doctor again

July 22: Investigators in California are seeking another meeting with the doctor who was with Michael Jackson when he died. They also want to see more of the late pop star’s medical records, NBC’s Jeff Rossen reports.

  Medical records dumped in landfill

June 22: Bundles of medical records are found dumped at a Montgomery landfill for all to see, raising questions over patient confidentiality. WSFA's Cody Holyoke reports.

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