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A Walgreens store (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Walgreens To Pay $16 Million To Settle Suit Over Toxic Trash

Walgreens has agreed to pay $16.5 million to settle an Alameda County lawsuit that accused the drug store chain of improperly disposing of hazardous materials and confidential medical records.

12/13/2012

Stanford Hospital

Online Patient Records Compromised In Stanford Hospital Security Breach

Stanford Hospital in California blames a subcontractor used by an outside vendor for a privacy breach that led to the posting online of medical information for thousands of emergency room patients.

09/09/2011