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1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Sanders pleads for VA reform bill as talks stall

The chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee said Wednesday there is still time for Congress to approve a landmark bill to improve health care services for veterans, despite deep disagreement over how much the changes will cost and how they should be paid for.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Richard Burr

2 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Senator: VA center begged for surgical equipment

Moran, R-Kansas, said the problems at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center put veterans' lives at risk and forced employees to work under conditions of fear and retribution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Life, Veteran Affairs, Kansas, Medicine

4 hrs ago | GPB.org

A Doctor Leading The Fight Against Ebola Has Caught The Virus

Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, 39, who has treated more than 100 Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, has now been infected by the deadly virus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

7 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Karen Pickard promoted to program administrator of Rollins School of Nursing

Beebe Healthcare recently announced that Karen L. Pickard, MSN, RN, CNE, has been promoted to program administrator of the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lewes, DE, University of Delaware, Gettysburg College

11 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Free walk-in clinic today on Anthony

A free walk-in clinic is being offered today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort Wayne Medical Clinic, 3537 N. Anthony Blvd., Suite C. The office is about one block south of Coliseum Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine

15 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

California Nurses Union Braces For Contract Battle

Members of the California Nurses Association say they rallied in Sacramento in May to raise public awareness of their concerns about patient care in California hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fremont, CA, UC San Francisco, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

VC, UHV create dual-degree nursing program

As the new school year approaches, Crossroads students will have a new path to follow into the health care industry.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Victoria, TX, University of Houston Victoria, University of Houston

The Telegraph

Nurses on pen-down stir

A nurse on duty wears a black badge as a mark of their protest at RIMS in Ranchi on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sunherald.com

Ala. family faces unknown after girl's diagnosis

They examined her from head to toe - her hair, eyes, ears, chin, fingernails, hands and feet - pointing out every imperfection.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food

The Free Press

B.C. back in black, deep in debt

When the audited public accounts confirmed a $353 million surplus for the last fiscal year, B.C. Liberal political staff were quick to remind reporters of the NDP's main theme from last year's election campaign.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Canada, Opinion

Ledbury Reporter

New service helps hospital nurses

A NEW urgent care facility for the "walking wounded" is taking the load off Hereford County Hospital's overstretched A&E nurses and at-capacity wards.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Powys County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Herefordshire County, England

Merced Sun-Star

Santa Fe hospital preparing for possible walkout

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that a union that represents the workers presented the hospital with a strike notice Monday after workers voted overwhelmingly to reject a contract proposal.

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Related Topix: Medicine, New Mexico

Messenger Newspapers

Strike ballot for NHS workers

Hundreds of thousands of NHS workers are to be balloted over strike action in a row over pay it, has been announced.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WJRT

Waistlines of U.S. kids seem to be holding steady

New mothers who return to work full-time are less likely to stick with their breast-feeding goals than those who go back to work part-time, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, University of Minnesota

Newberry Observer

Ulch finds calling as NCSD director of nursing

A conversation with her son about career choices led to a second degree and new calling for Tricia Ulch, who returned to college and changed from being a school psychologist professional into a nurse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Newberry College, Whitmire, SC

Richmond County Daily Journal

13 graduate RCC's practical nursing program12:40 pm | 0

Contributed photoSeven Richmond County residents took part in the pinning ceremony for the Richmond Community College licensed practical nursing program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Richmond County, NC, Hamlet, NC, Gibson, NC, Laurel Hill, NC, Laurinburg, NC

Clacton and Frinton Gazette

New figures reveal major concerns over nursing levels

The data for Colchester Hospitals Trust revealed there were so many unfilled vacancies on eight wards the situation had been added to the management's "risk register" as an area of concern.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Stalbans Review

Hospital trust makes 'biggest investment in IT for more than a generation'

The NHS trust in charge of Watford General has signed a A 33 million contract to update its IT systems.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England,

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Atlanta Medical Center hosts job fair for nurses

Officials say the medical center is hosting events Monday and Tuesday at its campuses in Atlanta and East Point.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Oversight and abuse in skilled nursing facilities

The State of California is tightening its control over operations at the Sundial Palms, a troubled senior care facility in Modesto run by the same owners accused of allowing residents at another center to go unmedicated, unsupervised and live in... Caregiver's are often asked to step outside their comfort zone, and perhaps now more than ever.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, AARP

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