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    Some Doctors May Give Up Vaccines Because of Cost

    Some Doctors May Give Up Vaccines Because of Cost
    ATLANTA – About one in 10 doctors who vaccinate privately insured children are considering dropping that service largely because they are losing money when they do it, according to a new survey. A second survey revealed startling differences between what doctors pay for vaccines and what private health insurers reimburse: For example, one in 10 doctors lost money on one recommended ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Family Sues Hospital After 8-Hour ER Wait Killed Husband

    Family Sues Hospital After 8-Hour ER Wait Killed Husband
    A woman's lawsuit against St. Mary's Hospital over her husband's death, which occurred after an eight-hour wait in the emergency room, is set for trial next year. In Pima County Superior Court, Judge John F. Kelly has set Sept. 22 as the date for a jury to hear Rachel Sweitzer's case. In the lawsuit, Sweitzer says negligence and reckless disregard by ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Bush Lauds Progress in Global Fight Against AIDS

    Bush Lauds Progress in Global Fight Against AIDS
    WASHINGTON — Marking World AIDS Day, President Bush said Monday that his presidential initiative on the deadly disease has already met its goal of treating 2 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. When the administration launched the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief in 2003, the goal was to support 2 million people with lifesaving antiretroviral treatment in five years. "I'm pleased ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    New Genetic Test Asks Which Sport a Child was Born to Play

    New Genetic Test Asks Which Sport a Child was Born to Play
    BOULDER, Colorado: When Donna Campiglia learned recently that a genetic test might be able to determine which sports suit the talents of her 2 ½-year-old son, Noah, she instantly said, Where can I get it and how much does it cost? "I could see how some people might think the test would pigeonhole your child into doing fewer sports or being ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Boy In Shaken Baby Lawsuit Dies After 2 Years On Life Support

    Boy In Shaken Baby Lawsuit Dies After 2 Years On Life Support
    TAMPA - A child involved in a well-publicized "shaken baby" lawsuit and who had been on life support for more than two years died Friday, according to a former Pinellas County prosecutor. State Rep. Darryl Rouson's law office represents the 3 1/2-year-old boy's mother. He said Sunday night that he will ask the state attorney's office to upgrade the charges for ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    His Health-Care Reform Plan: Music Therapy

    His Health-Care Reform Plan: Music Therapy
    The frailty of life and the healing powers of music are closely intertwined constants for David Hurley. By day, this North County native works as a trauma unit nurse at Scripps Memorial Hospital, where he helps care for everyone from gunshot and stabbing wound victims to senior citizens who have fallen and broken a hip or an arm. By night ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Global AIDS Crisis Overblown? Some Dare to Say So

    Global AIDS Crisis Overblown? Some Dare to Say So
    LONDON – As World AIDS Day is marked on Monday, some experts are growing more outspoken in complaining that AIDS is eating up funding at the expense of more pressing health needs. They argue that the world has entered a post-AIDS era in which the disease's spread has largely been curbed in much of the world, Africa excepted. "AIDS is a ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Nurse Recruiter Admits $400,000 Fraud

    Nurse Recruiter Admits $400,000 Fraud
    A man who was hired to recruit foreign nurses for a Pittsburgh company pleaded guilty this week to illegally taking at least $400,000. Anthony J. Aliucci, 39, of Mars, entered a plea to one count of mail fraud in federal court on Wednesday. According to the U.S. attorney's office, Mr. Aliucci was contracted by Global Nursing Solutions in 2003 to recruit ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Kan. 'Pill Mill' Nurse Alleges Abuse in Jail

    Kan. 'Pill Mill' Nurse Alleges Abuse in Jail
    WICHITA, Kan. - Attorneys for a Kansas nurse accused with her husband of running a "pill mill" linked to 58 accidental overdose deaths says she's facing abuse in jail. Defense lawyer Kevin Byers filed a motion this week asking a federal judge to intervene in the treatment of Linda Schneider of Haysville. Schneider and her husband, Dr. Stephen Schneider, are awaiting ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Thanksgiving Wedding Held at Nebraska Hospital

    Thanksgiving Wedding Held at Nebraska Hospital
    OMAHA, Neb. - A Thanksgiving wedding takes place at a Lincoln hospital so the groom's mother can attend. Katie Lautenback and Garrett Schweitzer wanted Schweitzer's mother, Lisa to be at their wedding Friday. But she was injured in an accident earlier this week. Garrett Schweitzer says the didn't want to postpone the wedding. So they tied the knot Thursday at BryanLGH ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Nurse Chose to Work in Orphanage Where She'd Been Raised

    Nurse Chose to Work in Orphanage Where She'd Been Raised
    Anna H. "Nursie" Bower, 92, of Carlisle, grew up in the Tressler Orphan Home in Loysville, graduated from the home's own high school and went to nursing school. After getting her nursing license, she went back to Tressler and worked there until the orphanage closed in 1962. Bower died at the Thornwald Home in Carlisle on Oct. 28. Tressler Orphan Home, ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Patients Treat Serious Illness as Laughing Matter

    Patients Treat Serious Illness as Laughing Matter
    NEW YORK — The off-color jokes flew around the room. As the anecdotes got bawdier, the laughter intensified. Some recited from memory, others read from notebooks they brought along. The setting for the hilarity was the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center at Montefiore Hospital. The participants were cancer patients, some with advanced stages of the illness. They were taking part in the ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Nurse: Concern About Dying Patient's Drugs Ignored

    Nurse: Concern About Dying Patient's Drugs Ignored
    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.—An operating room nurse testified that she was ignored when she questioned the drugs given a dying patient and the presence of a transplant surgeon accused of trying to hasten his death. Jennifer Wiley said she was told the transplant team would remain outside the operating room until Ruben Navarro was declared dead. State law prohibits transplant teams ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Encouraging Dip in Rate of New Cancers, Deaths

    Encouraging Dip in Rate of New Cancers, Deaths
    WASHINGTON – The rate of new cancer cases finally may be inching down — cautiously optimistic news but a gain that specialists worry could be derailed by economic turmoil. Death rates from cancer have been dropping slowly for years, thanks to earlier detection and better treatments. But preventing cancer is the ultimate goal, and Tuesday's annual "Report to the Nation" on ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Hospitals Focus on Keeping Nurses Happy

    Hospitals Focus on Keeping Nurses Happy
    When the nurses are happy, everybody is happy. Hospitals know that nurses' attitudes toward their jobs can affect patient satisfaction and employee morale. Facing high turnover rates and a national nursing shortage, hospitals are increasingly focused on supporting their nurses. One way to keep nurses satisfied is to make sure they feel comfortable with the transition from nursing school to the ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Ex-Director of NYC Hospital Admits Bribe Receiving

    Ex-Director of NYC Hospital Admits Bribe Receiving
    NEW YORK - A former executive director of New York City's Bellevue Hospital Center has pleaded guilty to receiving bribes from a company owner who wanted a service contract with the facility. Carlos Perez pleaded guilty Tuesday in exchange for a sentence of five years probation and a $25,000 forfeiture payment. He could have gotten seven years in prison if he ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Bad Boss Can Cause Heart Attack

    Bad Boss Can Cause Heart Attack
    Sick and tired of your lousy boss? It's more than a mere irritation. It could kill you. Swedish researchers report today that workers saddled for four years with managers who were inconsiderate, opaque, uncommunicative, and poor advocates were about 60 percent more likely to suffer a heart attack or other life-threatening cardiac condition. By contrast, employees whose managers exhibited robust leadership ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Nurse's Slaying Not Tied to Drugs

    Nurse's Slaying Not Tied to Drugs
    EL PASO -- Ruth Sagredo Velasco, the nurse practitioner who was gunned down Saturday while driving in her sister's funeral procession in Juárez, allegedly was the target in the deadly ambush, but her death did not involve drugs, her lawyer said Monday. The slayings of Velasco, her sister, Cinthia Judith Sagredo Escobedo, and her father, Francisco Maria Sagredo Villareal, were allegedly ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Nap Without Guilt: It Boosts Sophisticated Memory

    Nap Without Guilt: It Boosts Sophisticated Memory
    WASHINGTON – Just in time for the holidays, some medical advice most people will like: Take a nap. Interrupting sleep seriously disrupts memory-making, compelling new research suggests. But on the flip side, taking a nap may boost a sophisticated kind of memory that helps us see the big picture and get creative. "Not only do we need to remember to sleep, ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    To Some Psychiatric Patients, Life Seems Like Reality TV

    To Some Psychiatric Patients, Life Seems Like Reality TV
    NEW YORK – One man showed up at a federal building, asking for release from the reality show he was sure was being made of his life. Another was convinced his every move was secretly being filmed for a TV contest. A third believed everything — the news, his psychiatrists, the drugs they prescribed — was part of a phony, ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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