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    Woman Gives Birth Two Days After Dying

    Woman Gives Birth Two Days After Dying
    Doctors in Oxford, England, say they kept a woman's body alive for two days after her death to allow her to give birth. The Daily Mail said Monday despite the fact professional ice skater Jayne Soliman was declared brain dead last week, doctors were able to keep her body alive long enough to deliver her unborn child via Cesarean section. David ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +28
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    'Kidney Stone' Turns Out To Be a Baby

    'Kidney Stone' Turns Out To Be a Baby
    CARBONEAR, Newfoundland, Jan. 8 - A Newfoundland woman who went to a hospital complaining of kidney pain was shocked when she gave birth to a healthy baby boy soon after. Juanita Stead, 36, was at a New Year's Eve party when the pain started and escalated to the point where her husband, Terry, took her to the hospital in the eastern ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Texas Nurse Acquitted of Felony Charge for Reporting Doctor

    Texas Nurse Acquitted of Felony Charge for Reporting Doctor
    Feb. 12--A Kermit nurse did not commit a felony by reporting concerns about a doctor to the state medical board, a West Texas jury decided Thursday. The jury of six men and six women deliberated for about one hour before reaching their verdict in a case that had drawn national attention. After the verdict was read, each of the jury members ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +17
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    How Barack Obama Will Affect Nurses

    How Barack Obama Will Affect Nurses
    Barack Obama has been a consistent champion of America’s nurses. As an Illinois state senator, Barack Obama chaired the Senate Committee on Public Health and helped lead efforts to protect Illinois nurses and improve the quality of health care throughout Illinois. As a U.S. senator, Obama serves on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee where he has continued ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Student Nurse Helps Save Life at Hospital

    Student Nurse Helps Save Life at Hospital
    DURHAM, N.H. - A junior nursing student at the University of New Hampshire helped save a patient's life at Exeter Hospital earlier this month. UNH says Katherine Boucher of Lee was providing direct care to a post-operative patient during her medical-surgical nursing clinical at the hospital. She noticed before the patient did that he was bleeding heavily from his surgical site. ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Mich. Twins Born on Different Days, Months, Years

    Mich. Twins Born on Different Days, Months, Years
    ROCHESTER, Mich. — They're twins, all right, despite what their spanking new birth certificates say. Tariq Griffin entered the world at 12:17 a.m. on New Year's Day at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester, Mich. Twin brother Tarrance was born a bit earlier — 26 minutes to be exact. That means the boys have the unique distinction of having been born on different ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Photo Captures Image of an 'Angel' in Hospital Hallway

    Photo Captures Image of an 'Angel' in Hospital Hallway
    When Chelsea Banton was born five weeks prematurely, doctors predicted she had 36 hours to live. Proving them wrong was the first miracle for Chelsea, now an Independence High School freshman. “She spent the first four months in a neonatal intensive care unit,” recalls her mother, Colleen Banton of Mint Hill. Before Chelsea was 2, she was admitted to the ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +14
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    NursingLink's Hottest Health Employers

    NursingLink's Hottest Health Employers
    While your work isn’t everything in life, it is the place where you invest the biggest chunk of waking hours. If you want to work at a place that is truly satisfying - with the best salaries, benefits and professional standards – then you’ll want to know what the Hottest Health Employers are for nurses. NursingLink has created this list of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Teen Lives 4 Months With No Heart, Leaves Hospital

    Teen Lives 4 Months With No Heart, Leaves Hospital
    MIAMI — D'Zhana Simmons says she felt like a "fake person" for 118 days when she had no heart beating in her chest. "But I know that I really was here," the 14-year-old said, "and I did live without a heart." As she was being released Wednesday from a Miami hospital, the shy teen seemed in awe of what she's endured. ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Woman With 2 Wombs Delivers Twins

    Woman With 2 Wombs Delivers Twins
    MARQUETTE, Michigan — A Michigan woman with two wombs has given birth to twin daughters — one from each uterus. Twenty-one-year-old Sarah Reinfelder's babies were delivered seven weeks premature Thursday by Caesarean section at Marquette General Hospital in the Upper Peninsula, The Mining Journal and WLUC-TV reported. "I'm so excited," Reinfelder said after the twins were born. "I couldn't sleep at ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +11
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    Ever Considered Forensic Nursing?

    Ever Considered Forensic Nursing?
    A young woman with multiple stab wounds arrives at a Beaumont hospital. As trauma surgeons begin to treat her injuries, a specialized nurse photographs the gashes. She slips between the busy doctors, scraping underneath the woman's fingernails, noting hand wounds typical in fighting off an attack with a knife. Until recently , Southeast Texas patients only got this kind of treatment ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +11
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    Nursing Faculty Needed

    Nursing Faculty Needed
    There is a shortage of registered nurses. Yet, tens of thousands of candidates want these secure and well-paying jobs. The prescription to alleviate this national problem is simple: Encourage more experienced nurses to become teachers, so there will be a new generation of nurses ready to take care of an aging population with a long life expectancy. The economic downturn is ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +11
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    Find Your Path to the RN Title

    Find Your Path to the RN Title
    In all States and the District of Columbia, students must graduate from an approved nursing program and pass a national licensing examination, known as the NCLEX-RN. But there are many ways to get there! [widget:445] You can obtain one (or more!) of several degrees in order to become a nurse. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN): This degree ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Servant's Heart a Requirement for Nursing Career

    Servant's Heart a Requirement for Nursing Career
    Sue Dominiack sees her career more as a calling than a job. A nurse since 2000 at Our Lady of Peace Hospital, located within Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in South Bend, Dominiack believes the nursing career requires a servant's heart and a compassion that transcends understanding. Dominiack recently talked with Tribune correspondent Jennifer Ochstein about her work as a nurse ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Oldest Living RN Dies on Her 108th Birthday

    Oldest Living RN Dies on Her 108th Birthday
    RICHMOND HEIGHTS -- Clyantha Stanford Glover, believed to be America’s oldest living registered nurse, died today on her 108th birthday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond Heights. Her family and friends had planned to mark the day with a cake and celebration this afternoon. Mrs. Glover was born Jan. 16, 1901, in Paris, Texas. She outlived three siblings. She came to ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Cardiac Arrest Victim Alive Thanks to Off-Duty Nurse

    Cardiac Arrest Victim Alive Thanks to Off-Duty Nurse
    Hamilton-area grandmother Wanda Gruenschlaeger and Dayton intensive care unit nurse Stacie Oxman merely intended to enjoy a Bengals game when they arrived at Paul Brown Stadium early Sunday afternoon, Nov. 16. Fate had other plans for the two women, who started the day as strangers. Oxman stepped out of her bathroom stall around 12:15 p.m. when she saw a woman lying ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Obama vs. McCain: Whose Healthcare Plan Reigns Supreme?

    Obama vs. McCain: Whose Healthcare Plan Reigns Supreme?
    Presidential hopefuls, Barack Obama and John McCain, both want healthcare coverage for all Americans, but they have very different ways of going about securing affordable insurance for all. Obama's plan involves a heavier government hand, including subsidies and coverage of all children. McCain's plan, on the other hand, relies on individual responsibility. *Which healthcare plan do you think will win over ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +9
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    2 MN. Teens Nursing Home Abuse Case Face Judge

    2 MN. Teens Nursing Home Abuse Case Face Judge
    ALBERT LEA, MINN. - Two young women charged with abusing seven nursing home residents faced a judge for the first time Wednesday in a courtroom packed with relatives of the residents. Brianna Marie Broitzman and Ashton Michelle Larson, both 19, of Albert Lea, did not enter pleas in Freeborn County District Court. Judge Steven Schwab set bail at $6,000 for their ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Nursing Industry Desperate To Find New Hires

    Nursing Industry Desperate To Find New Hires
    MILWAUKEE – Please, please accept a high-paying job with us. In fact, just swing by for an interview and we'll give you a chance to win cash and prizes. Sounds too good to be true, especially in an economy riddled with job cuts in nearly every industry. But applicants for nursing jobs are still so scarce that recruiters have been forced ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Job Profile: Registered Nurse

    Job Profile: Registered Nurse
    Adapted from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2006-07 Edition Significant Points Nature of the Work Working Conditions Employment Training, Other Qualifications and Advancement Job Outlook Earnings Related Occupations Significant Points • Registered nurses constitute the largest health care occupation, with 2.4 million jobs. • About three out of five jobs are in hospitals. • The three major educational ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +8
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