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express
Ruth Davidson challenges ministers to back multi-million cash boost for family doctorsthe three-month period April to June, boards failed to meet a legal obligation
Ruth Davidson challenges ministers to back multi-million cash boost for family doctors
express / Posted 15 minutes ago
the three-month period April to June, boards failed to meet a legal obligation for patients’ treatment to start within 12 weeks of it being agreed by a specialist. A total of 91.2 per cent of patients were seen in the 12-week period, down from... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
M4 crash and arrest after leisure centre theftsa Dinner Down Memory Lane, participants will provide a meal people can enjoy to
M4 crash and arrest after leisure centre thefts
Reading Evening Post / Posted an hour ago
a Dinner Down Memory Lane, participants will provide a meal people can enjoy together and also help fund Marie Curie Nurses, who care for dying people in their own homes. Eight gym members had their lockers broken in to at the centre in... Read more
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The Maui News
Kaiser says it will take over hospitals in Julyin areas such as maintenance, food and laundry service. HGEA represents approxi
Kaiser says it will take over hospitals in July
The Maui News / Posted 2 hours ago
in areas such as maintenance, food and laundry service. HGEA represents approximately 900 white-collar employees, including nurses and supervisors. Hahn cited various reasons the transition had to be pushed back. He noted that, because of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH social media drowning in fallacies and incivilitycivil and political rights, so they have nothing to do with daily crimes and po
PH social media drowning in fallacies and incivility
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
civil and political rights, so they have nothing to do with daily crimes and police work. It is like asking where the nurses and doctors are (not the fire department) to put out a raging fire. But the emotion-laden rhetorical question suits... Read more
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Canberra Times
The ACT's first Commissioner for International Engagement Brendan Smyth is ready to fly highup with a cash register. I know how to sell things.ACT Commissioner for Interna
The ACT's first Commissioner for International Engagement Brendan Smyth is ready to fly high
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
up with a cash register. I know how to sell things.ACT Commissioner for International Engagement Brendan Smyth "Just the week before, I bought $700 or $800 worth of Brendan Smyth T-shirts which I'll now use for gardening. So I wasn't looking for... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Words to live by: Baylor Scott and White to text high-risk patientsTo remind patients about medical visits and other issues related to their healt
Words to live by: Baylor Scott and White to text high-risk patients
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 hours ago
To remind patients about medical visits and other issues related to their health, nurses and technicians at several outpatient charity clinics managed by the Baylor Scott and White Health System spend hours each week making phone calls. The calls... Read more
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iol.co.za
#PretoriaGirlsHigh alumnae speak outyears at the school. Among these are educationalists, public interest lawyers,
#PretoriaGirlsHigh alumnae speak out
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
years at the school. Among these are educationalists, public interest lawyers, the public health system's doctors and nurses, and other professionals. So, whilst many of us were familiar with some of the school's more archaic practices in our... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's pragmatism begins and ends with pipelinesseen in its handling of energy matters. After Finance Minister Joe Ceci announ
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's pragmatism begins and ends with pipelines
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
seen in its handling of energy matters. After Finance Minister Joe Ceci announced at his quarterly financial update last week Albertans would be staring down a deficit worth almost $11 billion in the current fiscal year, he trotted out those... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pretoria High School for Girls alumnae speak outyears at the school. Among these are educationalists, public interest lawyers,
Pretoria High School for Girls alumnae speak out
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
years at the school. Among these are educationalists, public interest lawyers, the public health system's doctors and nurses, and other professionals. So, whilst many of us were familiar with some of the school's more archaic practices in our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
4 Universities Producing Fake Nursescould not even open the first door to opportunity. Months after her graduation,
4 Universities Producing Fake Nurses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
could not even open the first door to opportunity. Months after her graduation, when the 24-year-old applied to the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC) for vetting before she could be certified as a nurse, her application was rejected on... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Walney widow of dementia sufferer says talking to authorities is like "talking to a brick wall"each time she wants to see her father. She said: "I believe we need to have sp
Walney widow of dementia sufferer says talking to authorities is like "talking to a brick wall"
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
each time she wants to see her father. She said: "I believe we need to have specialist homes employing specialist dementia nurses - this could start to tackle the problem. "It's gone too far now. Homes know that staff can't cope and they know... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Perth couple demand answers over baby's deathtwo Perth hospitals as well as a GP are demanding answers. Seven-month-old Mal
Perth couple demand answers over baby's death
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 hours ago
two Perth hospitals as well as a GP are demanding answers. Seven-month-old Malakai Matui Paraone became ill on Monday last week with a fever, rash and had difficulty moving his right side. Over the next few days, he was taken to Midland Hospital... Read more
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News.com.au
WA mum demands answers over baby's deathtwo Perth hospitals as well as a GP are demanding answers. Seven-month-old Mal
WA mum demands answers over baby's death
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
two Perth hospitals as well as a GP are demanding answers. Seven-month-old Malakai Matui Paraone became ill on Monday last week with a fever, rash and had difficulty moving his right side. Over the next few days, he was taken to Midland Hospital... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Words to live by: Baylor Scott and White to text poor, chronically ill patientsTo remind patients about medical visits and other issues related to their healt
Words to live by: Baylor Scott and White to text poor, chronically ill patients
Dallas Morning News / Posted 17 hours ago
To remind patients about medical visits and other issues related to their health, nurses and technicians at several outpatient charity clinics managed by the Baylor Scott and White Health System spend hours each week making phone calls. The calls... Read more
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The Irish Times
Much to love about Perth but family draws emigrants homeon these visas living in Western Australia. Recent surveys, including one publ
Much to love about Perth but family draws emigrants home
The Irish Times / Posted 18 hours ago
on these visas living in Western Australia. Recent surveys, including one published by Crosscare Migrant Project last week, have shown that employment prospects in Ireland are the biggest concern among Irish people living abroad who are... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Your Turn: Hillary DNA, Nurses' Contract, Friot RetiresYou had a lot to say this week about the Nick Hillary case, nurses at Samaritan
Your Turn: Hillary DNA, Nurses' Contract, Friot Retires
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 19 hours ago
You had a lot to say this week about the Nick Hillary case, nurses at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown and the retirement of John Friot. With Diane Rutherford off, Brian Ashley reached into the digital mailbag for your comments. First,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Emocha Mobile Health lands new contracts for its medication monitoring apptreating the illness, a bacterial disease that primarily affects the lungs, req
Emocha Mobile Health lands new contracts for its medication monitoring app
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
treating the illness, a bacterial disease that primarily affects the lungs, requires taking medication at least once a week for between three and nine months, under watch of a nurse or health worker. The app lets patients film video of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Community Nurses And Doctors Recognised With AwardsTuesday, 30 August 2016, 9:15 amPress Release: Northland District Health BoardM
Community Nurses And Doctors Recognised With Awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 hours ago
Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 9:15 amPress Release: Northland District Health BoardMedia Release29 August, 2016 Of Their OwnThe Northland Health and... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Capturing the moment of birthjourney into birth photography started when she was asked by a friend to docume
Capturing the moment of birth
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 22 hours ago
journey into birth photography started when she was asked by a friend to document her baby’s birth. “My daughter was three weeks old. My friend went into labour and we spent 14 hours together and photographed the whole thing,” Coker said. Around... Read more
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Northern Star
Lismore's new ED to open this weekTHE new Lismore Base Hospital Emergency Department is due to open on Thursday b
Lismore's new ED to open this week
Northern Star / Posted 22 hours ago
THE new Lismore Base Hospital Emergency Department is due to open on Thursday but nurses are still attempting to secure additional staffing for the larger unit. The new unit is almost twice the size, with an additional six beds in the acute section... Read more
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CBS News
Murdered nuns who ministered to the poor honored at memorialcapital city on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy
Murdered nuns who ministered to the poor honored at memorial
CBS News / Posted 23 hours ago
capital city on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy and were found stabbed to death last week in their home in one of the poorest counties of the state. An initial court appearance was scheduled to take place... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Mental health options few should Rockford's Rosecrance triage center close, some saywe’ve been working on this for months. We’re just starting to see some of the f
Mental health options few should Rockford's Rosecrance triage center close, some say
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
we’ve been working on this for months. We’re just starting to see some of the funds from last fiscal year being paid last week and this week.”According to officials from Rosecrance, that doesn’t mean the state has begun making payments for this... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Mental health options few should Rosecrance triage center close, some saywe’ve been working on this for months. We’re just starting to see some of the f
Mental health options few should Rosecrance triage center close, some say
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
we’ve been working on this for months. We’re just starting to see some of the funds from last fiscal year being paid last week and this week.”According to officials from Rosecrance, that doesn’t mean the state has begun making payments for this... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsthe $10 million cost will be covered by state capital funds and the remainder w
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted yesterday
the $10 million cost will be covered by state capital funds and the remainder would be covered by SC4. The job market for nurses and other health careers remains one of the strongest in Michigan. Being able to meet the educational needs of future... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Couple married for 59 years hold hands at death"It's the first time I've seen doctors and nurses with tears in their eyes," so
Couple married for 59 years hold hands at death
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
"It's the first time I've seen doctors and nurses with tears in their eyes," son David Livengood says. SALISBURY — On Aug. 19, no doubt against hospital protocol, somebody pulled some strings and allowed Don and Margaret Livengood to share a room... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsthe $10 million cost will be covered by state capital funds and the remainder w
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
the $10 million cost will be covered by state capital funds and the remainder would be covered by SC4. The job market for nurses and other health careers remains one of the strongest in Michigan. Being able to meet the educational needs of future... Read more
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express
Stop EU farce and sort NHS Sturgeon: Medics blast SNP as Scottish care is 'at its knees'Robison was married to SNP deputy leader Stewart Hosie but they split after a s
Stop EU farce and sort NHS Sturgeon: Medics blast SNP as Scottish care is 'at its knees'
express / Posted yesterday
Robison was married to SNP deputy leader Stewart Hosie but they split after a sex scandal Figures released this week have shown the NHS in Scotland spent £25.3 million on agency nurses in 2014-15 alone. Financing for private hospitals... Read more
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Daily Mail
A life transformed by a simple tub of Vaseline #sharethehealingto a horrific state. ‘It really was a case of using creams to hydrate her skin
A life transformed by a simple tub of Vaseline #sharethehealing
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
to a horrific state. ‘It really was a case of using creams to hydrate her skin and a lot of TLC,' said Dr Banskota. 'The nurses were amazing, they wrapped her body in Vaseline-soaked gauze every day and bathed her. She got love and care' As the... Read more
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express
Teen awarded compensation after being left for dead in road rage attack aged 4bike ride in the Yorkshire Wolds. PAThe attack left the poor young girl with b
Teen awarded compensation after being left for dead in road rage attack aged 4
express / Posted yesterday
bike ride in the Yorkshire Wolds. PAThe attack left the poor young girl with brain injuries and in a coma for almost a week The Range Rover stopped and reversed at speed towards the family, crushing Mr Kirwin and his daughter. Three passing... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Two Christus Spohn nurses get scholarships from employerHospital South, checks the vitals of a baby in the neonatal intensive care unit
Two Christus Spohn nurses get scholarships from employer
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
Hospital South, checks the vitals of a baby in the neonatal intensive care unit earlier this month. She is one of two local nurses who received scholarships to continue their education to become mental health nurse practitioners. By Dayna Worchel... Read more
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heraldscotland
Guess who is on the end of a kicking from Ed Balls for Labour's election defeat?from a post-Brexit exodus from London. The Record says the NHS in Scotland has
Guess who is on the end of a kicking from Ed Balls for Labour's election defeat?
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
from a post-Brexit exodus from London. The Record says the NHS in Scotland has spent almost £60 million on agency nurses in five years. FFS: Five in five seconds 1. What’s the story? Farc, the left-wing revolutionaries in Colombia, have... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: INQ&A with Senator Dick GordonTV Plus, RCA and Godan digital TV boxes), Radyo Inquirer 990AM, and INQUIRER.ne
FULL TEXT: INQ&A with Senator Dick Gordon
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
TV Plus, RCA and Godan digital TV boxes), Radyo Inquirer 990AM, and INQUIRER.net’s Facebook and Youtube accounts. Every week, INQ&A will feature an important political figure. This week’s guest is Senator Grace Poe. Below is the full transcript... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Woman, 105, looks back at volunteering, moonshine makingwitness to countless major milestones, such as not one but two World Wars. That
Woman, 105, looks back at volunteering, moonshine making
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
witness to countless major milestones, such as not one but two World Wars. That was so long ago though, she conceded this week, that it's hard to recall very much. Kunsman has seen the evolution of Bethlehem. As a lifelong resident, she and Earl... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Iraqi doctors learn ER systemIn the war-torn country of Iraq, hospital emergency departments are slow to del
Iraqi doctors learn ER system
The Toledo Blade / Posted yesterday
In the war-torn country of Iraq, hospital emergency departments are slow to deliver medical care and nurses are not empowered to jump in and help patients immediately. Two doctors from a large academic hospital in Iraq will be training at the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Bennett family special guests on McGrath DayJANE Bennett and her family were all smiles this week as they addressed the nat
Bennett family special guests on McGrath Day
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
JANE Bennett and her family were all smiles this week as they addressed the nation as part of Jane McGrath Day at the Sydney Cricket Ground. JANE Bennett and her family were all smiles this week as they addressed the nation as part of Jane McGrath... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf endorses Laurie Capitelli in Berkeley mayoral raceOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf endorsed Laurie Capitelli in the Berkeley mayoral ra
Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf endorses Laurie Capitelli in Berkeley mayoral race
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf endorsed Laurie Capitelli in the Berkeley mayoral race last week, joining several East Bay elected officials who have rallied behind the council member ahead of the November election. In addition to Schaaf, current elected... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Woman, 105, looks back at volunteering, moonshine makingwitness to countless major milestones, such as not one but two World Wars. That
Woman, 105, looks back at volunteering, moonshine making
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
witness to countless major milestones, such as not one but two World Wars. That was so long ago though, she conceded this week, that it's hard to recall very much. Kunsman has seen the evolution of Bethlehem. As a lifelong resident, she and Earl... Read more
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The News-Times
Blumenthal to speak out on EpiPen pricingits discount coupon from $100 to $300 and expanded eligibility for its patient
Blumenthal to speak out on EpiPen pricing
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
its discount coupon from $100 to $300 and expanded eligibility for its patient assistance program. Still, many parents, nurses and medical professionals fear they will no longer be able to afford the medication. “Stronger steps are necessary... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Blumenthal to speak out on EpiPen pricingits discount coupon from $100 to $300 and expanded eligibility for its patient
Blumenthal to speak out on EpiPen pricing
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
its discount coupon from $100 to $300 and expanded eligibility for its patient assistance program. Still, many parents, nurses and medical professionals fear they will no longer be able to afford the medication. “Stronger steps are necessary... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Blumenthal to speak out on EpiPen pricingits discount coupon from $100 to $300 and expanded eligibility for its patient
Blumenthal to speak out on EpiPen pricing
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
its discount coupon from $100 to $300 and expanded eligibility for its patient assistance program. Still, many parents, nurses and medical professionals fear they will no longer be able to afford the medication. “Stronger steps are necessary... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Blumenthal to speak out on EpiPen pricingits discount coupon from $100 to $300 and expanded eligibility for its patient
Blumenthal to speak out on EpiPen pricing
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
its discount coupon from $100 to $300 and expanded eligibility for its patient assistance program. Still, many parents, nurses and medical professionals fear they will no longer be able to afford the medication. “Stronger steps are necessary... Read more
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Times News
Woman, 105, looks back at volunteering, moonshine makingwitness to countless major milestones, such as not one but two World Wars. That
Woman, 105, looks back at volunteering, moonshine making
Times News / Posted yesterday
witness to countless major milestones, such as not one but two World Wars. That was so long ago though, she conceded this week, that it's hard to recall very much. Kunsman has seen the evolution of Bethlehem. As a lifelong resident, she and Earl... Read more
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The News & Observer
Still healing from that horrible day at Crabtree Valley Mall – Saundersjust waiting for something bad to happen. The paranoia is not confined to Carol
Still healing from that horrible day at Crabtree Valley Mall – Saunders
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
just waiting for something bad to happen. The paranoia is not confined to Carolina: Shoppers at a mall in Orlando last week stampeded when balloons were popped as part of a restaurant’s grand opening – even though announcements were made over... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Metro police investigate a body found in North Nashvilleof rapidly aging children. A major effort for those children is underway here i
Metro police investigate a body found in North Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
of rapidly aging children. A major effort for those children is underway here in Louisville. A local group of doctors and nurses are trying to fund research for Progeria. For one of those nurses, it's a very personal fight. It's been called the... Read more
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Gazette News
Dandy Lion roars on the kids at Olympic-style prizegivingTO mirror the Rio Olympics a nursery of infants stepped up to the mark for a we
Dandy Lion roars on the kids at Olympic-style prizegiving
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
TO mirror the Rio Olympics a nursery of infants stepped up to the mark for a week of competition. Dandy the Lion, from St Helena Hospice, made a surprise appearance at the kindergarten to hand out the medals and certificates. The children, who were... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Hit and run against a motorcycle leaves a woman deadof rapidly aging children. A major effort for those children is underway here i
Hit and run against a motorcycle leaves a woman dead
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
of rapidly aging children. A major effort for those children is underway here in Louisville. A local group of doctors and nurses are trying to fund research for Progeria. For one of those nurses, it's a very personal fight. It's been called the... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in West Nashvilleof rapidly aging children. A major effort for those children is underway here i
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in West Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
of rapidly aging children. A major effort for those children is underway here in Louisville. A local group of doctors and nurses are trying to fund research for Progeria. For one of those nurses, it's a very personal fight. It's been called the... Read more
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FOX News
A father's mission: How one man developed a drug to save the lives of his childrenfound themselves in the intensive care unit of their local hospital where Megan
A father's mission: How one man developed a drug to save the lives of his children
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
found themselves in the intensive care unit of their local hospital where Megan was put on a ventilator. “Those were six weeks in the ICU that we'll never forget, but she fought through it,” Crowley said. “And I realized that that fight in her... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Shocking stories behind Bay's P scourgeI felt so confident." She didn't think of herself as a drug user. "It didn't
Shocking stories behind Bay's P scourge
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
I felt so confident." She didn't think of herself as a drug user. "It didn't seem like a big deal, as I only did it weekends. Soon I would start Friday. Then I'd feel so bad on Monday I'd have a pick-me-up. Soon I was on it all week." Her... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Nurse turnover down at area hospitalsA national shortage of qualified nurses has plagued hospitals for years, and Mi
Nurse turnover down at area hospitals
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
A national shortage of qualified nurses has plagued hospitals for years, and Missouri isn't immune, according to the Missouri Hospital Association's 2016 Workforce Report. But while an abundance of nurses is rarely available anywhere, the hospitals... Read more
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