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August 28, 2013 8:44 AM

Florida nursing homes, under fire, phasing out pediatric wings

Even as Florida health regulators vigorously defend against two federal lawsuits accusing them of warehousing sickly and disabled children in geriatric nursing homes, the homes themselves are quietly getting out of the kids business.

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