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51 min ago | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Community hospital singled out for nursing award

A HEALTH centre in Marlow has been praised for giving outstanding support to student nurses after being chosen for a top award this week.

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5 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Molly's the face of our city's fight to find cure for cancer

The 12-year-old Matthew Arnold School pupil was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia just before her third birthday in 2005.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Massive medics should slim says NHS

Junk food could be off the menu in hospital canteens as o verweight doctors and nurses are encouraged to slim down to set a good example to patients.

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Business Journal

University of Hawaii nursing simulation center receives three-year accredidation

The University of Hawaii at Manoa's nursing school has become the first in the state to receive a three-year accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare for its translational health science simulation center, which serves as a practice ground for students and local health care providers.

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GPB.org

Fist Bumps Pass Along Fewer Germs Than Handshakes

A few weeks ago, we took a look at nonverbal greetings around the world. In Japan, they bow.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Congo, E. Coli, Health, Medicine

KSFO AM 560

Five Things to Know About the New VA Secretary

The Senate confirmed Robert McDonald as the new Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday, one month after President Obama nominated him for the post.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Medicine, US Military, US Army

Brandon Sun

2 Vancouver pharmacies to offer customers free HIV testing in pilot project

Two Vancouver pharmacies will soon offer customers free HIV tests that will provide results on the spot in less than five minutes.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health

Bladen Journal

DeVane earns Duke nursing award

Jacqueline DeVane, a licensed practical nurse from Sutton Station Internal Medicine, was awarded the 2014 Friends of Nursing LPN Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice.

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KFBB

House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

House and Senate negotiators have approved a $17 billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and reform a program scandalized by veterans' long waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.

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

The Logan County Herald

Three awarded nursing scholarships by Legion Auxiliary

Left to right, Tecia Hennessey, American Legion Auxiliary Logan Unit #263, Jacquiline Martincic, Courtney Mileham and Marlens Schrader, Unit #263 Education Chairman.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Logan County, IL, Springfield, IL, Lincoln, IL, Anderson University

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Retired nurse celebrates 100 years

A RETIRED nurse from Canada who has spent many years of her life in Bromsgrove celebrated her 100th birthday at the weekend.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

What Nursing Shortage?

Do you remember hearing dire predictions of an oncoming nursing shortage about a decade ago? Well, never mind.

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The Miami Herald

Miami nursing home celebrates 70 years and four generations

The Floridean Nursing and Rehabilitation Center turned 70 this year, still being run by the fourth generation of the founding family.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Medicine, Long Term Care, Health

Malvern Gazette

Worcester nurse to speak at international cancer conference

A NURSE leading cancer services in Worcestershire has been picked to speak at an international conference in the USA looking at how treatment for the condition can be made more comfortable.

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Blackburn Citizen

Focus falls on East Lancs elderly patients' care

NHS chiefs have asked elderly patients to give their views on health and social care, ahead of moves to reduce the number of admissions to East Lancashire's hospitals.

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Vancouver Sun

'Poor outcomes' involving uncertified birthing attendants raise concerns

Before it was the Commonwealth Games, it was the Empire Games, and Vancouver was the site 60 years ago this week.

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National Public Radio

Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, The Washington Post Company, Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

Marine Corps Times

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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

Sunherald.com

Arizona college nursing program on probation

The Arizona Daily Sun reports that the Arizona State Board of Nursing has enforced an 18-month probation period.

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Chronicle Live

Newcastle schoolgirl raising money for nurses who saved her life

Newcastle United could be tempted to make a move for Loic Remy in the wake of the striker's move to Liverpool collapsing But now a happy and healthy six-year-old, Paige wants to give back to the nurses who helped save her life.

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