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    Nurses Learn to Help Patients Deal With Pain

    Nurses Learn to Help Patients Deal With Pain
    Hospital stays are generally considered uncomfortable at best, so nurses at Memorial Hospital in Belleville are working to help alleviate some of the pain. The hospital recently started a pain resource nurse program, which offers nurses extra training in pain management to help their patients become as comfortable as possible. Nurses attend a three-day training session at Northwestern University in Chicago ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Atkins Diet May Shrink Brain and Boost Alzheimer's Risk

    Atkins Diet May Shrink Brain and Boost Alzheimer's Risk
    High-protein diets may shrink the brain as well as the waistline, raising the risk of Alzheimer's disease in later life. In tests, the brains of mice fed Atkins-like diets, rich in protein and low in carbohydrate, were five per cent lighter than those of other creatures. Importantly, areas key to memory were underdeveloped. Although it is unclear if high protein ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Nurses Union Awaits Next Move in Wake of 'Bad Faith' Charge

    Nurses Union Awaits Next Move in Wake of 'Bad Faith' Charge
    YOUNGSTOWN -- A nurses' strike at Northside Medical Center is not imminent. However, in a document filed recently in federal bankruptcy court, the nurses union said the membership is prepared to strike rather than permit Forum to engage in what the union called "the bad-faith reneging on a tentative agreement with impunity." Forum filed in March for protection under Chapter 11 ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Maggots as Good as Regular Leg Ulcer Treatment

    Maggots as Good as Regular Leg Ulcer Treatment
    LONDON - In a study testing treatments for leg ulcers, British doctors found that a surprising, yet perhaps revolting, option works just as well as standard treatment: maggots. If that sounds like a step backward, it's probably because Europeans first began using maggots to treat wounds about 700 years ago. Researchers at the University of York studied 267 patients with leg ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Destiny Leads Young Woman to Become Yoga Nurse

    Destiny Leads Young Woman to Become Yoga Nurse
    MOREHEAD CITY — An early career as a fashion model and actress, a bit of intervention from a hockey game and a midlife decision to become a nurse are all part of Annette Tersigni’s journey to Carteret County and her work with therapeutic yoga. She sums it up as destiny. “(As the yoga nurse) I can really care for people and ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Nurses Remain Trapped in Vicious Circle of Illness, Injury and Overtime, New Report Says

    Nurses Remain Trapped in Vicious Circle of Illness, Injury and Overtime, New Report Says
    More nurses are working more overtime, shows a new report prepared by the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions. There are more nurses being injured or becoming ill, resulting in rising rates of absenteeism and overtime. The study, prepared by Infometrica, updates their previous studies on rates of overtime and absenteeism in the nursing workforce and provides further insight into causes of ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Best Places to Work: Baptist Health (12)

    Best Places to Work: Baptist Health (12)
    Does a nursing retention bonus catch your eye? That’s one of the innovative benefits for people who work at Baptist Health. Three childcare centers are another. Close to 10,000 people work at the Florida-based company, which ranked among the top 100 Most Wired Hospitals in 2007. Last year another 11,000 applied. Turnover was 11%; new job growth was 4% (or 281 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Best Places to Work: Healthways (10)

    Best Places to Work: Healthways (10)
    Nashville’s 3,730-employee disease management company last year added 897 new jobs for new job growth rate of 42%. Voluntary job turnover was 13%. h4. Average Annual Pay RN Manager: $82,613 RN: $63,545 Search jobs now Next Previous Main Article
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Pa. Nurses To Be Freed of Forced Overtime

    Pa. Nurses To Be Freed of Forced Overtime
    HARRISBURG - After years of lobbying, nurses and other medical professionals in Pennsylvania will no longer be forced to routinely work overtime. Under a new law, which goes into effect in July, health care facilities will be prohibited, with few exceptions, from forcing nurses and certain other health care staffers to work beyond their scheduled shifts. Supporters of the bill say ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Tumor in Colorado Newborn's Brain Contained Foot

    Tumor in Colorado Newborn's Brain Contained Foot
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A pediatric neurosurgeon says a tumor he removed from the brain of a Colorado Springs infant contained a tiny foot and other partially formed body parts. Dr. Paul Grabb said he operated on Sam Esquibel at Memorial Hospital for Children after an MRI showed a microscopic tumor on the newborn's brain. Sam was 3 days old and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Rare Form of Diabetes Leads to Injection Free Treatment

    Rare Form of Diabetes Leads to Injection Free Treatment
    Three years after she made medical history and was freed from painful insulin injections, 9-year-old Lilly Jaffe is just beginning to understand how much her story changed the course of diabetes research and treatment. Since her breakthrough, 70 other children and several adults in the U.S. also have been able to switch from insulin shots to oral medication. And last month, ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Best Places to Work: Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network (11)

    Best Places to Work: Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network (11)
    A Magnet-designated facility, a Best Hospital, and a Most Wired Hospital, Lehigh Valley is both medically and technologically a center of excellence. Only two institutions on our list won all of these awards in addition to being a Fortune Best Companies to Work For. The Pennsylvania company has 8.420 employees. Last year it added 536 new jobs and turned over about ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Hospital Workers Complain of Unsafe Conditions

    Hospital Workers Complain of Unsafe Conditions
    Hospital workers at Alameda County's Fairmont Hospital rallied Wednesday to protest what they say are unsafe working conditions at the facility where workers say assaults can happen on a daily basis. "I can honestly say I felt safer working at a jail than I do here," said Valery Myers, a nurse at the hospital and member of SEIU Local 1021, which ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    SEIU vs. CNA: The Battle Exposed

    SEIU vs. CNA: The Battle Exposed
    In mid-March of this year, the National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC), an offshoot of the California Nurses Association (CNA), objected to the Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) vote to organize over 8,000 Ohio nurses in nine Catholic Healthcare Partners (CHP) hospitals. The SEIU retreated after CNA/NNOC criticized their means of dealing with employers, and not nurses, to hold said election. The ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Call for Autopsy to Unravel Tragedy of Stillbirth

    Call for Autopsy to Unravel Tragedy of Stillbirth
    WASHINGTON – Adding to the devastation of her daughter Clare being stillborn is the fact that Erin Fogarty Owen doesn't know why: What went wrong in a pregnancy that seemed textbook? And that unknown means Owen is facing her new pregnancy with as much fear as joy, repeating what she calls sanity sonograms for reassurance that this baby's still fine. More ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Sperm Donor Wants DNA Test For Octuplets

    Sperm Donor Wants DNA Test For Octuplets
    LOS ANGELES — A former boyfriend of the woman who gave birth to octuplets last month says he could be the father of her 14 children, and he wants DNA tests. Denis Beaudoin told ABC television Monday that he donated sperm to Nadya Suleman during their three-year relationship in the late '90s because she claimed to have ovarian cancer and had ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Does Cold Weather REALLY Make Arthritis Worse?

    Does Cold Weather REALLY Make Arthritis Worse?
    A common misconception about arthritis is that it is an inevitable part of ageing. In fact, while osteoarthritis (OA) - the most common form of the disease - does tend to affect older people, it is not caused by ageing and it does not affect everyone. And there are increasing numbers of younger sufferers. OA affects 8.5million people in the UK, ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Search Abandoned For NJ Baby's Body, Lost in Trash

    Search Abandoned For NJ Baby's Body, Lost in Trash
    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Police who searched dumps in three states for the remains of a baby thrown out in a Jersey City hospital's trash gave up Thursday, saying they had little chance of success. "We have come to the harsh reality that efforts to locate the remains of Bashere Davon Moyd Jr. would be a Herculean undertaking with little probability ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    New NJ Law on Hospital Mistakes

    New NJ Law on Hospital Mistakes
    We've all heard stories of people who enter a hospital for an operation or other treatment, only to wind up worse off after a surgeon accidentally left a sponge inside their bodies or the patient was infected by an unsanitary surgical tool. Under the law, non-profit hospitals are immune from lawsuits for such mistakes (only the specific doctors who performed the ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Nurses Add Detective Work to Their Job Skills

    Nurses Add Detective Work to Their Job Skills
    LOUISVILLE -- As Maureen Fogarty approached her patient at University of Louisville Hospital, his dressing gown slipped, revealing the imprint of a tire running across his chest. In the past, Fogarty might have seen that tire mark only as the nasty aftermath of being a crime victim. But after special training as a forensic nurse, Fogarty recognized that print as evidence ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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