A government report has found that more than 90 percent of nursing homes violated federal health and safety standards during the last year. According to the Department of Health and Human Services report, about 17 percent of homes were cited for failures that resulted in harm or injury to patients. The report also noted that for-profit nursing homes were more likely to have deficient care problems than their non-profit counterparts. The New York Times
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