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    Nurse Practitioners Reach Out to Community

    Nurse Practitioners Reach Out to Community
    EL PASO --The world of nursing has gone beyond bedside assistance to the sick. Nurses nowadays are doing much more than that. They are becoming hospital administrators, part of the never-ending world of research. Nurse practitioners are those who have advanced degrees and are licensed to provide complex and difficult health-care interventions to people and their families in various settings, including ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Two University of Central Florida Nursing Students Save Their Own Lives

    Two University of Central Florida Nursing Students Save Their Own Lives
    ORLANDO - When Kerrie Lynch and Gaby Chaparro enrolled in nursing school, both wanted to save lives. Neither realized that the classes they were taking might save their own. Lynch, who had returned to college to start a second career, discovered she had cancer after a class in which she learned what a breast tumor felt like. Chaparro learned she had ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Recession Forestalls Anticipated Nursing Shortage

    Recession Forestalls Anticipated Nursing Shortage
    SACRAMENTO -- In retirement, Susan Frye looked forward to cruising the high seas, spending more time in her garden and resting her weary body from two demanding decades of work as a registered nurse. The physical and emotional demands of the job lead most registered nurses to retire in their 50s. Frye, at 63, could have retired years ago. But her ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Chocolate Linked to Stronger Heart

    Chocolate Linked to Stronger Heart
    Chocolate eaters in a study of heart attack survivors had lower blood pressure and were less likely to die of heart disease, scientists in Sweden said. Of the 1,169 patients studied, those who ate chocolate two or more times a week cut their risk of dying from heart disease nearly threefold compared to those who didn't eat chocolate at all, said ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Nurses' 'Vacation' a Mission of Mercy

    Nurses' 'Vacation' a Mission of Mercy
    Hawaii never crossed their minds, the women say. Italy, Spain or any of the popular vacation spots in the world didn't either. It was Bolivia where the oncology nurses were going to take their two-week "summer vacation" this year. Bolivia was where they were needed most. Young women were dying of breast and cervical cancer at an alarming rate in the ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    School Nurses Fill Void

    School Nurses Fill Void
    Bradley County school nurses last year counted more than 55,000 student visits in a system with a few more than 10,000 children enrolled. What's important, schools health coordinator Andrea Lockerby said, is that after 47,245 of the 55,337 visits, the students went back to class. So students continued learning, the system counted fewer absences and there was less need to call ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    HHS: $13.4 Mil. in Financial Assistance to Nurses

    HHS: $13.4 Mil. in Financial Assistance to Nurses
    HHS Deputy Secretary Bill Corr today announced the release of $13.4 million for loan repayments to nurses who agree to practice in facilities with critical shortages and for schools of nursing to provide loans to students who will become nurse faculty. The funds were made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), signed Feb. 17, 2009, by President Obama. ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Scientists Offer New AIDS Vaccine Strategy

    Scientists Offer New AIDS Vaccine Strategy
    U.S. scientists say conventional AIDS vaccine strategies shouldn't be the only plans of action considered in the fight against the disease. Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, located at Emory University, said their proposal is based on studies involving simian immunodeficiency viruses in African non-human primates. "Developing an effective AIDS vaccine has eluded scientists because the virus is tricky," ...
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    School Nurses in Short Supply

    School Nurses in Short Supply
    If swine flu reappears in schools this fall, it'll probably be a school nurse who first discovers it. But nationwide, the ratio of nurses to students falls short of the federally recommended standard, raising concerns that the shortage could undermine efforts to catch and control what could be a deadly flu season. A USA TODAY analysis of Census data from 2005 ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Off to Work ... With a School Nurse

    Off to Work ... With a School Nurse
    Demetria Houston is the school nurse for Oxford Middle School. Houston sorts medication while on the job at Oxford Middle School. Imagine a job where you have to be mom, detective, file clerk and above all, healer. That would be the job of school nurse, the post Demetria Houston has held at Oxford Middle School since October, 2004. She's one of ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Nurses in Demand in Rural Areas

    Nurses in Demand in Rural Areas
    Location plays a role in nursing shortages. Rural areas are not as fortunate in finding new hires as the more urban areas. "The state has a maldistribution" of nurses, said Jan Kamphuis, Medcenter One chief nursing officer. Cities like Bismarck tend to be well staffed, while rural towns are lacking help. The national economy is magnifying this disparity as some facilities ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Nurse Practioners Pick Up the Slack in Providing Primary Care

    Nurse Practioners Pick Up the Slack in Providing Primary Care
    Like so many primary-care providers strapped for time, Tricia Angulo-Bartlett crams as much as she can into a 15-minute patient visit. At one last week, she counseled Amy Tucker about her coming surgery, evaluated her chronic sinusitis and scribbled a few prescriptions, taking time to explain the side effects and directions of each one. Along the way, she managed to ask ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Nurses Hoping to Raise $1M ; Campaign for Scholarship Fund at HUMC

    Nurses Hoping to Raise $1M ; Campaign for Scholarship Fund at HUMC
    Raising $1 million is a rather ambitious goal for any non-profit in this economy. But that's how much the people behind Hackensack University Medical Center's Everyone Needs a Nurse campaign hope they can raise by the end of 2009 to pay for scholarships to the NYU College of Nursing. The campaign is designed to replenish the HUMC Silverberg Nursing Scholarship fund ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Nurses Strike Threatens Patients

    Nurses Strike Threatens Patients
    Nurses in a central Poland hospital say they will keep on striking until they get higher wages, which could force the evacuation of about 220 patients. Nurses and midwives in the state-run hospital in Radom, central Poland, were in the third day of their strike Friday, and said they would not return to work until management meets their demands, Polish Radio ...
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    Sheriff Needs Relief With Jail Medications

    Sheriff Needs Relief With Jail Medications
    Nearly half of the inmates at the Houston County Jail are on medications, with some of them taking up to 10 drugs a day. The load -- and the consistently full house at the jail -- has led Sheriff Andy Hughes to ask the county commission to increase the hours of the jail pharmacist from 20 hours a month to 20 ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Nurse's Aide Charged With Taking Inappropriate Photo: Aide Charged Over Photo of Patient

    Nurse's Aide Charged With Taking Inappropriate Photo: Aide Charged Over Photo of Patient
    PLATTSBURGH -- A former nurse's aide from Clinton County Nursing Home has been charged with taking a sexually explicit photo of a 49-year-old male patient with a traumatic brain injury. The New York State Attorney General's Office said Shane Spooner, 33, of Standish Street used a cell phone to take an "inappropriate photo of a nursing-home patient under his care." Plattsburgh ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    "Nurse of the Year" Charged with Not Being a Real Nurse

    "Nurse of the Year" Charged with Not Being a Real Nurse
    A doctor's assistant allegedly spent $2,000 to stage a dinner honouring herself as 'Nurse of the Year' - when she wasn't even registered as a nurse. Betty Lichtenstein, 56, of Norwalk, Connecticut, was charged with reckless endangerment and criminal impersonation charges yesterday for her stunt. She seemed competent enough to other staff at her clinic - she handled injections and gave ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    China Disinfects Town Where Plague Killed 3rd Man

    China Disinfects Town Where Plague Killed 3rd Man
    BEIJING — Authorities killed rats and fleas on Tuesday as they disinfected a town sealed off after three people died of pneumonic plague in a remote farming town in northwestern China, according to the provincial health department. Police set up checkpoints around Ziketan in Qinghai province after the outbreak was first detected last Thursday. The lung infection is highly contagious can ...
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    Calif. Nurses Protest Lack of Swine Flu Equipment

    Calif. Nurses Protest Lack of Swine Flu Equipment
    LOS ANGELES — A union says some California hospitals aren't adequately protecting nurses from swine flu. The California Nurses Association plans to protest Wednesday in San Francisco in the wake of a Sacramento nurse's swine flu death last month. The union wants hospitals to provide better masks, equipment and protocol to protect nurses from further sickness. The union says nurses across ...
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    Tattoo You: Right Arm for Hire to Fund Nursing School Dreams

    Tattoo You: Right Arm for Hire to Fund Nursing School Dreams
    BLOOMINGTON -- Offering to tattoo advertising on his arm to finance nursing school is probably the craziest thing Douglas Hall has ever done. But, since it's for his 3-year-old daughter, Mya, he doesn't care what anyone thinks. Hall, a certified nursing assistant at the McLean County Nursing Home, wants to become a licensed practical nurse and eventually a registered nurse so ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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