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Northern Daily Leader
Hospital standoff over staff | POLLPOLL | Do you believe issues with the new emergency and maternity departments o
Hospital standoff over staff | POLL
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 hours ago
POLL | Do you believe issues with the new emergency and maternity departments of the Tamworth hospital are a result of inadequate staffing levels? THE association representing nurses at Tamworth hospital will consider its options in the next few... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
New TMH orthopaedic surgeon brings cutting-edge techniques to CraigCraig — Whether you’re a young football player with a busted shoulder or an agi
New TMH orthopaedic surgeon brings cutting-edge techniques to Craig
Craig Daily Press / Posted 5 hours ago
Craig — Whether you’re a young football player with a busted shoulder or an aging rancher with a bad hip, The Memorial Hospital’s new orthopaedic surgeon, Kevin Borchard, M.D., has your back. Borchard is Craig’s first resident orthopaedic surgeon,... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat has poor reaction to anti-smoking campaignBALLARAT residents are still not sold on anti-tobacco advertising, with some ev
Ballarat has poor reaction to anti-smoking campaign
The Courier / Posted 7 hours ago
BALLARAT residents are still not sold on anti-tobacco advertising, with some even taking up smoking because of it. This is despite a drop in cigarette sales around the country. BALLARAT residents are still not sold on anti-tobacco advertising, with... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
Local paramedic brings baby into world in ambulanceThe emergency call came from a Milan Avenue home at 3:28 a.m. North Central EMS
Local paramedic brings baby into world in ambulance
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 8 hours ago
The emergency call came from a Milan Avenue home at 3:28 a.m. North Central EMS paramedics arrived a minute later. There wasn’t a second to lose; it could’ve happened in the home, on the sidewalk on the way into the ambulance or in the... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Clinicians call cuts in Medicaid group therapy rate shortsightedThe Department of Vermont Health Access will cut in half the amount that Medica
Clinicians call cuts in Medicaid group therapy rate shortsighted
Bennington Banner / Posted 10 hours ago
The Department of Vermont Health Access will cut in half the amount that Medicaid pays for group therapy sessions starting next year. Many of the state's most vulnerable patients will be negatively impacted, according to clinicians and... Read more
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Burbank Leader
Burbank medical ward named after record-setting donorA record-setting $15-million donation to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center t
Burbank medical ward named after record-setting donor
Burbank Leader / Posted 10 hours ago
A record-setting $15-million donation to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center this week will help enhance the hospital’s emergency department, which will be named in honor of the donor, a longtime supporter. The gift came from the estate of Jaromir... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Boy battling aggressive cancer - and winningWhen 6-year-old Alex Carratu complained of an "ouchy" stomach and his father di
Boy battling aggressive cancer - and winning
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
When 6-year-old Alex Carratu complained of an "ouchy" stomach and his father discovered a lump the size of three tennis balls, he feared it was "as horrid as it gets". It was. Alex has been diagnosed with Burkitt's lymphoma and is now battling the... Read more
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Queensland Times
The hospital system failed Jasmyn Carter, says coronerA CORONER said it was a "significant concern" that hospital staff did not phone
The hospital system failed Jasmyn Carter, says coroner
Queensland Times / Posted 14 hours ago
A CORONER said it was a "significant concern" that hospital staff did not phone Jasmyn Louise Carter's mother until she had died from meningococcal septicaemia. Queensland Deputy State Coroner John Lock yesterday handed down his findings into the... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Hutcheson to suspend labor and delivery services effective August 31The Board of Directors for Hutcheson Medical Center voted Wednesday evening, to
Hutcheson to suspend labor and delivery services effective August 31
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 16 hours ago
The Board of Directors for Hutcheson Medical Center voted Wednesday evening, to suspend the Women's Center and Labor and Delivery Services effective August 31st at 7 p.m. Hutcheson previously suspended labor and delivery services at the end of 2013,... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Oxford adds awesomesauce, beer o'clock to dictionaryPHOTOS: Charlotte-area couple's proposal goes awryPHOTOS: Charlotte-area couple
Oxford adds awesomesauce, beer o'clock to dictionary
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 17 hours ago
PHOTOS: Charlotte-area couple's proposal goes awryPHOTOS: Charlotte-area couple's proposal goes awry After nearly two hours in the water, Matthew gets a second chance at the proposal. (Courtesy: Kayla Harrity) "I covered my face and began to cry... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Luthersburg Man Accused of Aiding in Estranged Girlfriend's SuicideDUBOIS -- DUBOIS – Charges have been filed against a Luthersburg man accused of
Luthersburg Man Accused of Aiding in Estranged Girlfriend's Suicide
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 17 hours ago
DUBOIS -- DUBOIS – Charges have been filed against a Luthersburg man accused of aiding in his estranged girlfriend's suicide, according to court paperwork obtained from Magisterial District Judge Pat Ford's office. Brian Lee Schaffer, 44, of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Hutcheson Medical Center Takes New Cost-Cutting MeasuresHutcheson Medical Center has announced new cost-cutting measures as it tries to
Hutcheson Medical Center Takes New Cost-Cutting Measures
The Chattanoogan / Posted 17 hours ago
Hutcheson Medical Center has announced new cost-cutting measures as it tries to stop ongoing losses. A trustee has asked that the Fort Oglethorpe hospital's bankruptcy process be dissolved, saying it has accumulated over five million in debt during... Read more
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Western Advocate
PAIN IN THE POCKETFears of an costly ambulance bill forced a Bathurst woman to drive her husband
PAIN IN THE POCKET
Western Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
Fears of an costly ambulance bill forced a Bathurst woman to drive her husband to hospital while she was over the legal limit, Bathurst Local Court has heard. FEARS of an costly ambulance bill forced a Bathurst woman to drive her husband to hospital... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Investigation continues into blown hospital transformerThe investigation continues to find out what caused a hospital transformer expl
Investigation continues into blown hospital transformer
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 hours ago
The investigation continues to find out what caused a hospital transformer explosion that forced dozens of patients to be moved out of the Saint Francis Emergency Department Thursday night. "We were called for an electrical problem," said Chief... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Need for timely healthcareHealth funding continues to be increased most years, by governments of all hues
Need for timely healthcare
Otago Daily Times / Posted 19 hours ago
Health funding continues to be increased most years, by governments of all hues, and yet the problems remain. In a strange set of events, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman released the latest quarterly health target results showing the emergency... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Health care and government official on Tonopah solutionTONOPAH - Officials are trying to work out temporary and long-term solutions af
Health care and government official on Tonopah solution
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 20 hours ago
TONOPAH - Officials are trying to work out temporary and long-term solutions after the Nye Regional Medical Center in Tonopah was closed last week due to a grim financial situation. Nye Regional Medical Center CEO Wayne Allen said Wednesday that... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
It’s our hospital, our communityFRUSTRATED nurses are now asking the community to take an interest in their fig
It’s our hospital, our community
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 hours ago
FRUSTRATED nurses are now asking the community to take an interest in their fight for greater staffing levels as the stalemate between Tamworth hospital nursing staff and management continues. FRUSTRATED nurses are now asking the community to take... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Staffing fight ramped up at Tamworth hospitalNURSES have taken the next step in their fight for greater staffing levels at T
Staffing fight ramped up at Tamworth hospital
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 hours ago
NURSES have taken the next step in their fight for greater staffing levels at Tamworth hospital after yesterday’s 4pm deadline for management passed without any move to end the current dispute. NURSES have taken the next step in their fight for... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippians better protected 10 years after KatrinaJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - "Early on, we had 10,000 people on the mi
Mississippians better protected 10 years after Katrina
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - "Early on, we had 10,000 people on the missing list," said Robert Latham, Executive Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. He is a living history of events of Hurricane Katrina. It was Latham's... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippians better protected 10 years after KatrinaJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - "Early on, we had 10,000 people on the mi
Mississippians better protected 10 years after Katrina
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - "Early on, we had 10,000 people on the missing list," said Robert Latham, Executive Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. He is a living history of events of Hurricane Katrina. It was Latham's... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippians better protected 10 years after KatrinaJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - "Early on, we had 10,000 people on the mi
Mississippians better protected 10 years after Katrina
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - "Early on, we had 10,000 people on the missing list," said Robert Latham, Executive Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. He is a living history of events of Hurricane Katrina. It was Latham's... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hospital suicide man's dad hits out over trust 'failures' Vulnerable: Patrick Campbell The father of a man who took his own life after
Hospital suicide man's dad hits out over trust 'failures'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Vulnerable: Patrick Campbell The father of a man who took his own life after he absconded from a psychiatric hospital ward has claimed that a health trust failed "to provide a safe and... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Top Mistakes Almost Every Contact Lens Wearer Makes Let me tell you a story about my eyes. When I was 15, I begged my parents to
Top Mistakes Almost Every Contact Lens Wearer Makes
Doctors Health Press / Posted yesterday
Let me tell you a story about my eyes. When I was 15, I begged my parents to get me contact lenses. I had worn glasses for a few years before deciding on contact lenses. After all, like most... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Complacency' by hospital staff contributed to meningococcal deathCulture of complacency among hospital staff contributed to meningococcal death,
'Complacency' by hospital staff contributed to meningococcal death
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Culture of complacency among hospital staff contributed to meningococcal death, Queensland coroner finds A 17-year-old girl may still be alive today if medical staff had been less complacent and properly used a health alert system, a Queensland... Read more
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herald ie/
Marty Whelan pays tribute to hero who helped his mother Lily (94) when she suffered a strokehealtH Nicola Anderson – 28 August 2015 03:00 AM As an only child, the popula
Marty Whelan pays tribute to hero who helped his mother Lily (94) when she suffered a stroke
herald ie/ / Posted yesterday
healtH Nicola Anderson – 28 August 2015 03:00 AM As an only child, the popular broadcaster was thrown into turmoil when Lily (94) suddenly suffered a stroke... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
SLU study finds that length of stay in ED makes no real difference in mortality of trauma patientThe amount of time a trauma patient stays in the emergency department (ED) make
SLU study finds that length of stay in ED makes no real difference in mortality of trauma patient
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
The amount of time a trauma patient stays in the emergency department (ED) makes no real difference in the patient's mortality, researchers at Saint Louis University found in a recent study. "Does emergency medicine length of stay predict trauma... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Family of mum who died after hospital trolley fall receive compensationChristine Carpenter was left for more than seven hours in Hull Royal Infirmary’
Family of mum who died after hospital trolley fall receive compensation
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Christine Carpenter was left for more than seven hours in Hull Royal Infirmary’s emergency department and fractured her left hip in the fall. The 61-year-old became severely dehydrated after she was abandoned by staff on a ward which was... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
DeTar Navarro officials break ground to expand ERCrossroads residents should expect a new, modern emergency room to make its deb
DeTar Navarro officials break ground to expand ER
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
Crossroads residents should expect a new, modern emergency room to make its debut at DeTar Hospital Navarro as early as next summer. Hospital leaders, physicians and members of the community came together Thursday morning for the ceremonial... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Drs. Oz and Roizen: Good scents – and sense – for better healthAromatherapy is a complementary treatment that uses essential oils to enhance r
Drs. Oz and Roizen: Good scents – and sense – for better health
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Aromatherapy is a complementary treatment that uses essential oils to enhance relaxation and boost mental sharpness. If you love the scents concocted by distilling volatile oils from the flowers, leaves and bark of plants, you’ll enjoy the varied... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hospital patient shot by off-duty police officerHospital patient, 26, is shot by off-duty cop after he got 'violent with nurses
Hospital patient shot by off-duty police officer
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Hospital patient, 26, is shot by off-duty cop after he got 'violent with nurses in the emergency department and struggled with two plain-clothed officers' Alan Christopher Pean, 26, was being treated at St. Joseph Medical Center Was allegedly... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Electrical problem at Saint Francis moves 30 patients from emergency departmentHartford fire officials responded to what was initially reported as a fire at S
Electrical problem at Saint Francis moves 30 patients from emergency department
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
Hartford fire officials responded to what was initially reported as a fire at Saint Francis Hospital on Thursday night. Hospital officials said 30 patients were moved out of the emergency department and were relocated to other areas of the hospital... Read more
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News 4 Reno
Why doctor visits can require so much paperworkRENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- For patients, changing doctors or health car
Why doctor visits can require so much paperwork
News 4 Reno / Posted yesterday
RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- For patients, changing doctors or health care provider can result in a hassle. It can mean having to fill out time consuming or repetitive paperwork. This was something the Affordable Care Act was supposed to... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Letters to the editorDaycare funding important to families Re: Taxpayers should not have to fund da
Letters to the editor
The Brantford Expositor / Posted yesterday
Daycare funding important to families Re: Taxpayers should not have to fund daycare (Aug. 26) It is obvious to me that Mr. Martindale raised his family in the halcyon decades of the 1960s and 1970s when one spouse could afford to stay at home; when... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Reported fire forces 30 patients out of Saint Francis emergency departmentHartford fire officials are responding to a reported fire at Saint Francis Hosp
Reported fire forces 30 patients out of Saint Francis emergency department
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
Hartford fire officials are responding to a reported fire at Saint Francis Hospital. Hospital officials said 30 patients have been forced out of the emergency department, and any incoming patients are being diverted to area hospitals. City... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
30 Patients Moved Over Reports of Fire at Saint FrancisThirty patients at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford have been relocated over
30 Patients Moved Over Reports of Fire at Saint Francis
NBC Connecticut / Posted yesterday
Thirty patients at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford have been relocated over reports of a fire at the hospital, according to officials A hospital spokesperson said the emergency department is on diversion, meaning any patients needing emergency... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
With Census Rising, Erlanger Scrambling To Find Hospital BedsWith the census climbing at Erlanger Health System, hospital officials are scra
With Census Rising, Erlanger Scrambling To Find Hospital Beds
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
With the census climbing at Erlanger Health System, hospital officials are scrambling to find available hospital beds. Rob Brooks, chief operating officer, said 12 rooms were opened up at Erlanger North in Red Bank. He said some of those are... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
One dead in Southland crashThe male driver of one of the vehicles died in the collision. File photo One p
One dead in Southland crash
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The male driver of one of the vehicles died in the collision. File photo One person is dead after a fatal car crash in Southland this morning. Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash, at the intersection of Riversdale Waikaia Rd... Read more
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Victor Post
Stanley woman a no-show for sentencing in fatal New Year's Eve crash; now in custody Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM CANANDAIGUA
Stanley woman a no-show for sentencing in fatal New Year's Eve crash; now in custody
Victor Post / Posted yesterday
Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM CANANDAIGUA — A Stanley woman has been apprehended by police after failing to appear Wednesday in... Read more
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Henrietta Post
Stanley woman a no-show for sentencing in fatal New Year's Eve crash; now in custody Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM CANANDAIGUA
Stanley woman a no-show for sentencing in fatal New Year's Eve crash; now in custody
Henrietta Post / Posted yesterday
Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM CANANDAIGUA — A Stanley woman has been apprehended by police after failing to appear Wednesday in... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Stanley woman a no-show for sentencing in fatal New Year's Eve crash; now in custody Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM CANANDAIGUA
Stanley woman a no-show for sentencing in fatal New Year's Eve crash; now in custody
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted yesterday
Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM CANANDAIGUA — A Stanley woman has been apprehended by police after failing to appear Wednesday in... Read more
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Wayne Post
Stanley woman a no-show for sentencing in fatal New Year's Eve crash; now in custody Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM CANANDAIGUA
Stanley woman a no-show for sentencing in fatal New Year's Eve crash; now in custody
Wayne Post / Posted yesterday
Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:16 PM CANANDAIGUA — A Stanley woman has been apprehended by police after failing to appear Wednesday in... Read more
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News.com.au
Live blog: Ice has become an epidemic across Australia. Share your solution with the expertsAFTER days of stories on how ice is gripping the nation, today we ask readers t
Live blog: Ice has become an epidemic across Australia. Share your solution with the experts
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
AFTER days of stories on how ice is gripping the nation, today we ask readers to join us in a live blog to discuss the epidemic. There are so many opinions — only this morning it was revealed the government has flagged a plan to quarantine addicts’... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
This one's for RitaOut of the blue, she started behaving erratically, bouncing around, breathing s
This one's for Rita
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
Out of the blue, she started behaving erratically, bouncing around, breathing strangely. Laura Joyce called her brother-in-law: There's something wrong with Rita, she said. Something in Laura's voice must have made him jump in the car. Laura would... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
New Orleans finally rebounding after KatrinaWhen Matt Wisdom tried to round up investors for his 3-D modeling company after
New Orleans finally rebounding after Katrina
Finance and Commerce / Posted yesterday
When Matt Wisdom tried to round up investors for his 3-D modeling company after Hurricane Katrina hit, people scoffed. “They treated us like we were part of the developing world,” said Wisdom, 43, chief executive officer of TurboSquid, which was... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Baby Sitter Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Toddler's DeathKinjal Patel was arrested in January 2014 after the toddler was rushed into sur
Baby Sitter Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Toddler's Death
NBC Connecticut / Posted yesterday
Kinjal Patel was arrested in January 2014 after the toddler was rushed into surgery at to Yale-New Haven Hospital's Pediatric Emergency Department. The child could not be saved. Police said the baby suffered cuts on the inside of his mouth and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Columbine story fuels mental health programSeveral weeks later, while eating her lunch outside in the grass, the charismat
Columbine story fuels mental health program
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Several weeks later, while eating her lunch outside in the grass, the charismatic 17-year-old was the first murder victim of the Columbine High School massacre. After discovering her essay and other writings in diaries after her death, her father,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield doc's fight against heart disease well-recognizedEarlier this year, I had an opportunity to visit with one of the most successfu
Springfield doc's fight against heart disease well-recognized
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
Earlier this year, I had an opportunity to visit with one of the most successful people in his field. He has not only helped save countless lives during his career in Springfield, but has also been asked to care for U.S. presidents and met many... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
DeTar breaks ground on expanded ERDeTar Healthcare System broke ground on a $10 million emergency department expa
DeTar breaks ground on expanded ER
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
DeTar Healthcare System broke ground on a $10 million emergency department expansion project Thursday morning at DeTar Hospital Navarro. The project is expected to be completed by summer 2016. This story is a brief. We will expand upon it when we... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Man shot after taking security officer's Taser in hospital emergency roomGARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Garfield Heights police say a man is in critical condi
Man shot after taking security officer's Taser in hospital emergency room
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted yesterday
GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Garfield Heights police say a man is in critical condition after being shot in the neck by an off-duty Garfield Heights officer at Marymount Hospital. Investigators say Cleveland police and paramedics late Wednesday night... Read more
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The Pratt Tribune
PRMC emergency room back in its spaceAnyone who remembers the old emergency department at Pratt Regional Medical Cen
PRMC emergency room back in its space
The Pratt Tribune / Posted yesterday
Anyone who remembers the old emergency department at Pratt Regional Medical Center will see nothing familiar when looking at the newly remodeled ER that has recently reopened after months of construction.The ER is the latest area to be completed as... Read more
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