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Physicians Plead Guilty In Prescription Scheme Involving San Diego Marines

Carl Lindblad and Susan Vergot, who worked for Choice MD in Cleveland, Tenn., admitted to writing the prescriptions despite never examining the patients in person, and then sending the prescriptions to a pharmacy, which would bill TRICARE health insurance an exorbitant amount of money for the specialized medicine.

California’s High Court Rules That Collecting DNA From Suspected Felons Not Yet Convicted Is Legal

Civil liberties groups had questioned why DNA should be taken from those who haven’t yet had their day in court, contending that the value of such evidence to law enforcement shouldn’t override the expectation of privacy for those who haven’t been proved to have broken the law. About a third of those arrested on suspicion of a felony in the state are either acquitted or never formally charged.