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    New York Daily News finds thousands of women's Pap smear tests languishing in the city's laboratory, leaving the women at risk for cervical cancer; bureaucratic neglect, deceit and incompetence were responsible; FOIA requests opened records from the city's Bureau of Laboratories, May - September 1990.
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    Zephyr (Galesburg, Ill.) details a toxic chemical spill at a refrigerator manufacturing plant; clean-up procedures were sloppy and workers weren't told they were being exposed; the company neglected to monitor health complaints, March, April and July 1990.
  • Deadly Neglect

    Houston Chronicle examines computer records and finds that despite reforms, the state of Texas still fails to protect elderly citizens in nursing homes; homes that failed to provide adequate care received multiple of warnings rather than meaningful penalties; disciplinary fines were paid only about a third of the time.
  • A Case of Neglect

    The Star looks at how little is done to discipline a handful of doctors who have repeatedly committed malpractice. Patients sometimes suffer disabling injuries and death.
  • New York's 10 Worst Landlords

    Village Voice (New York) tracks the city's ten worst "predator" landlords and provides case studies of their neglect.
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    Roanoke Times and World-News (Va.) provides chilling details of neglect and abuse in the state's homes for mentally and physically handicapped people and in homes for senior citizens, Oct. 1 - 5, 1989.
  • Suffer the Children

    Atlanta Journal Constitution exposes the suffering of abused and neglected children in an eight-part series on foster homes, child abuse, adoption and custody battles; finds that confidentiality laws often protect the abusers.
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    New York Newsday chronicles case after case of neglect and abuse by for-profit home health care agencies and predicts the problem will only grow as the population ages; three-part series also looks at health care workers and the businesses they work for, Sept. 27 - 29, 1987.
  • Destroyer and Healer: Can the Indian Health Service save lives without killing souls

    In Health examines the neglected Indian Health Service; poor funding, alcoholism, language and cultural barriers, and lack of trust complicate care and result in high mortality rates, October 1990.
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    Mother Jones gives an overview of the neglectful use of ozone-damaging CFCs by the electronics industry, December 1989.