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    Maryland auditors who examined the state's badly flawed health exchange website were given redacted documents to review and produced a report that is limited and provides an incomplete understanding of the development of the site, the state's legislative auditor wrote.

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    A Maryland board voted Tuesday to replace technology in the state's badly flawed health-exchange website instead of fixing its current system or partnering with the federal health care exchange.

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    Maryland's health-exchange board voted to fire the state's prime information technology contractor for Maryland's defective health care exchange, the state's health secretary told lawmakers Monday.

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    Maryland's online health care exchange has some significant problems that are not on track to be corrected by the March 31 deadline for open enrollment, and officials are exploring other options for the second enrollment period starting in November, state officials told a legislative oversight panel on Monday.

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  • Johnson & Johnson Chairman and CEO William Weldon, left, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing to examine the circumstances surrounding the recall of medicines produced by Johnson & Johnson/McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group Chair Colleen Goggins is at right.  (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

    J&J, FDA leaders take heat for 'phantom' recall

    Johnson & Johnson executives and the Food and Drug Administration both shouldered the blame Thursday for a secret recall in which hired contractors quietly bought up defective painkillers to clear them from store shelves.

  • FDA exec: agency too slow to order J&J recall

    The Food and Drug Administration should have acted sooner to halt a secret recall by Johnson & Johnson in which the company last year bought up defective packets of Motrin from stores across the country, a top official from the agency told members of Congress.

  • This undated handout photo provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) shows a baby doll on a sleep positioner. The government is warning parents and caregivers to stop using infant sleep positioners _ a soft fabric products that anxious parents put in the crib to keep babies safely sleeping on their backs. (AP Photo/CPSC)

    Govt warns about sleep positioners

    Those soft fabric sleep positioners that parents put in the crib to keep babies safely sleeping on their backs could be dangerous, even deadly, for little ones, the government warned Wednesday.

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