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Home Health Care Proves Resilient In Face Of Sandy Destruction
Health & Wellness  (tags: superstorm sandy, doctors, nurses, home health aides, hospitals )

- 1067 days ago -
One lasting image of Sandy will be very sick patients being evacuated from flooded hospitals. Less visible are thousands of patients who rely on visiting nurses and home health aides for care ranging from bathing and feeding to oxygen and ventilators.
Nurses' Role in the Future of Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, nurses, interesting, future )

- 1781 days ago -
.At the start of my surgical training, I helped to care for a middle-aged patient who was struggling to recuperate from a major operation on his aorta, the body's central artery, and the blood vessels to his legs. As the days wore on, the surgeon in...
20 Iconic Nurses Every Nursing Student Should Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nurses, Icons, Humanity, Healthcare, World )

- 1785 days ago -
Here are twenty nurses who worked hard, often against the grain of the larger medical community, to change the face of health care in the United States and around the world.
School Nurses Understaffed, Overwhelmed
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Nurses, school, children, shortage, overworked, understaffed, illness, healthcare, protection, prevention )

- 2227 days ago -
(CBS) It's the beginning of a new school day in Ardmore, Oklahoma. But for school nurse Renita Dotson it's like every other day: busy.
Health Care Reform : Uninsured Camp Out for Free Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, health care, health care reform, single payer, public option, President Obama, Democrats, Republicans, uninsured, 49 million Americans are uninsured, physicians, nurses, hospitals, insurance companies, lobbyists )

- 2257 days ago -
An estimated 3,000 people traveled to Wise, Virginia, to receive free health, dental and eye care from volunteer doctors, nurses and support workers, who provided the care at their own expense.
Health & Wellness  (tags: clostridium difficle, hospitals, doctors, nurses, strain, mutant, germs )

- 2531 days ago -
Overuse of antibiotics has allowed the germ to develop resistance in recent years, doctors said, and this is the mutant strain they're afraid of. 78% percent of cleaned surfaces were still contaminated; only bleach will kill the germ.
25 Awesome Virtual Worlds for Doctors, Nurses, and Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Doctors, Nurses, Patients, Medical, Health )

- 2556 days ago -
From nurses wanting to learn more about continuing education or new medical trends to cancer patients looking for a little encouragement and advice to doctors experimenting with innovative training opportunities, check out these awesome virtual worlds.
Risk of Cancer Death Higher for Nurses and Teachers
Health & Wellness  (tags: nurses, cancer, leukaemia, teachers )

- 2869 days ago -
Nurses have a higher risk of dying from leukaemia and teachers from breast cancer, a study has found.
Tale of Last 90 Minutes of Woman's Life - Los Angeles Times
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, hospital, illness, death, doctors, nurses, police )

- 3063 days ago -
Alerted to the "disturbance" in the lobby, police stepped in -- by running Rodriguez's record. They found an outstanding warrant and prepared to take her to jail. She died before she could be put into a squad car. She died without help from hospital staff

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