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A decades-long fight over an electric shock treatment led to an FDA ban. But the fight is far from over.

April 28, 2021

“What they’re doing is just taking people that have issues and just building more,” said Rico Torres, who was first shocked at eight years old.

A nursing home chain grows too fast and collapses, and elderly and disabled residents pay the price

July 19, 2019

At its peak, Skyline Healthcare owned or ran more than 100 facilities in 11 states, overseeing the care of more than 7,000 elderly Americans. But during the past two years, the chain has collapsed, throwing residents, vendors, employees and state regulators into chaos.

Not Boomerang Kids: These Low-Income Millennials Can't Go Home

December 14, 2014

One of the worst parts of being homeless, says Shatiera Freeman, was "the embarrassment" of boarding the subway to sleep. Following her adoptive mother's death six years ago, Freeman, a 22-year-old from Brooklyn, N.Y., moved between foster homes for several years.

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