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    Fla. Woman Faces Life Sentence in Baby Kidnapping

    Fla. Woman Faces Life Sentence in Baby Kidnapping
    SANFORD, Fla. -- A woman who kidnapped a newborn from the maternity ward of a central Florida hospital is set for sentencing. Prosecutors are asking for 40-year-old Jennifer Latham to be sentenced Wednesday to life in prison. Latham pleaded guilty Feb. 10, the day her trial on kidnapping and burglary charges was supposed to start. Her public defender said the Sanford ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Get a Real Value Meal with LEAN CUISINE(R)

    At LEAN CUISINE®, we believe in food that’s good for you AND good for your wallet! That’s why we offer over 100 dishes that combine convenience, great taste and nutrition…all within your budget. Now that’s a “value meal” you can feel good about! With so many good choices, it’s easy for you to stay on track without spending a fortune. You ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Too Sick to Work? Need Health Care? Take a Number

    Too Sick to Work? Need Health Care? Take a Number
    WASHINGTON – Master toolmaker John McClain built machine parts with details so small they couldn't be seen with the naked eye. Then a lump on his neck turned out to be cancer. Shalonda Frederick managed a bakery, and decorated cakes for special occasions. One day her face and hands, and her arms and legs, started clenching up. Then she fell off ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Proposal Would Require All to Have Health Coverage

    Proposal Would Require All to Have Health Coverage
    WASHINGTON - House Democrats are crafting a plan that would require all Americans to carry health insurance and would help families making less than $88,000 pay the premiums. Employers, too, would have to help foot the bill. It's the latest development in President Barack Obama's push to fix the ailing U.S. health care system by getting the government more deeply involved. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Nurse Sentenced in Allergy-Testing Fraud

    Nurse Sentenced in Allergy-Testing Fraud
    CHICAGO, June 29 (UPI) -- A nurse who ran an allergy-testing fraud scheme was sentenced in Chicago to nine years in prison and ordered to pay back $2.6 million, U.S. officials said. Officials said nurse John Froelich, 52, formerly of Harwood Heights, Ill., was the ringleader among nine defendants. The nine pleaded guilty to federal charges of submitting fraudulent bills totaling ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Police: 2 Dead, 1 Hurt in Calif. Hospital Shooting

    Police: 2 Dead, 1 Hurt in Calif. Hospital Shooting
    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A hospital employee shot another employee to death, critically wounded another and then killed himself Thursday, police said. Police Chief Anthony Batts said the gunfire erupted just before noon at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Batts would not identify those involved but said all were male. He said the motive remained under investigation but noted the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    British Girl Starved After Teeth Pulled

    British Girl Starved After Teeth Pulled
    LONDON — When 8-year-old Sophie Waller cracked a baby tooth eating candy, it set off a chain of events that led to her death. Sophie had such a fear of dentists that she refused to open her mouth for examination, so doctors at her local hospital took out the tooth in an operation. One of the medical team told a coroner's ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: -1
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    UPMC, AGH Nurses Meet With Obama to Talk Health Care

    UPMC, AGH Nurses Meet With Obama to Talk Health Care
    WASHINGTON -- The morning after addressing Congress, President Barack Obama seemed energized as he met a UPMC Shadyside oncology nurse whose tale he was using as part of a call for nurses' support in the health care debate. Theresa Brown described the president as "ebullient" as he embarked on an aggressive push yesterday to build on his speech to swing the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    New Rule for Health Providers Stirs Objections

    WASHINGTON – The Bush administration, in its final days, issued a federal rule Thursday reinforcing protections for doctors and other health care workers who refuse to participate in abortions and other procedures because of religious or moral objections. Critics say the protections are so broad they limit a patient's right to get care and accurate information. For example, they fear the ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Octuplets Mom Calls Fired Nurses Unprofessional

    Octuplets Mom Calls Fired Nurses Unprofessional
    LOS ANGELES—Octuplets mother Nadya Suleman says she fired volunteer nurses working in her home because they were unprofessional and invasive. In a video posted Tuesday to RadarOnline.com, Suleman alleges that Angels in Waiting founder Linda West-Conforti made repeated and unprofessional threats that her children were going to be abducted. Suleman says she was also uncomfortable with what she called constant interrogations ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Ex-Nurse Charged in Slayings Still at Work

    Ex-Nurse Charged in Slayings Still at Work
    A decision by military officials to allow an ex-nurse accused of killing three patients to keep working at an Air Force hospital in Texas is wrong, critics say. Capt. Michael Fontana, who is charged with murder in the deaths of three intensive-care patients at the Wilford Hall Medical Center, is still on duty in the medical library of the facility at ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -2
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    Nurse Admits to Injecting Mother with Morphine

    Nurse Admits to Injecting Mother with Morphine
    SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—A Marin County nurse will probably avoid a prison sentence after admitting she injected her elderly mother with a massive dose of morphine. Susan Dixon agreed to plead guilty to felony elder abuse Tuesday after being told by the judge her guilty plea would keep her out of state prison. If convicted, the 52-year-old Dixon could have been sentenced ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: -3
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    RNs Praise House Vote to Permit State Single-Payer Laws

    RNs Praise House Vote to Permit State Single-Payer Laws
    The nation's largest union and professional association of registered nurses today hailed passage of a key amendment in the House Education and Labor Committee to the national healthcare reform bill this morning that would enable individual states to go a step farther and adopt single- payer, Medicare-for-All style reforms. Introduced by Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio, the amendment would remove potential ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -3
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    Brazil Probes Baby Death After Delivery Room Fight

    Brazil Probes Baby Death After Delivery Room Fight
    SAO PAULO - A newborn died after two doctors scuffled while the mother was in labor and Brazilian authorities said Thursday they are investigating to determine whether the delivery room fight caused the death or contributed to it. The two doctors were fired by the public hospital in the small city of Ivinhema near the border with Paraguay, but investigators have ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: -4
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    Nurse who silenced baby's heart alarm struck off

    Nurse who silenced baby's heart alarm struck off
    Nurse Nicola Waterfall was struck off after she silenced the emergency alarm on a baby's heart monitor so she could talk to the parents of another child at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital, it emerged today. Nicola Waterfall ignored the six-month-old's alarm while working on the high dependency section of a ward at the hospital. A disciplinary panel of the Nursing ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -4
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    Wisconsin Nurse Laid Off Mid-Surgery

    Wisconsin Nurse Laid Off Mid-Surgery
    A Dean Health System manager removed a nurse from a minor surgical procedure last week, in violation of medical protocol, in order to lay her off, a spokesman for the company confirmed Monday. The abrupt removal, which spokesman Paul Pitas said posed no danger to the patient, came after the Madison-based health-care provider announced Wednesday that it planned to "immediately" lay ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -9
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