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1 min ago |

Bout with leukemia becomes nurse's life mission

That trip led to an unexpected and life-changing diagnosis: leukemia. "I knew God had always blessed me and I truly believed that it happened for a reason," she said.


Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Medicine, Lymphoma, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Plant City, FL

1 hr ago | Click Orlando

Hospital prepared to treat Ebola patients

Ebola is brutal. Those afflicted often bleed uncontrollably, vomit profusely, lose function of their kidneys and other organs, and -- in over half the cases recently in West Africa -- die.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Medicine, Emory University, Hepatitis, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2 hrs ago | Washington Times

Exotic animals help Mass. nursing home patients

At the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley, it's not uncommon to see patients asleep in their wheelchairs by the saltwater-fish tank, or out for a stroll around a pasture filled with grass-grazing animals like goats and llamas.


Related Topix: Medicine

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Failure to agree on a location for talks halts negotiations between Kaiser, CNA

For weeks it's looked like Kaiser Permanente could be headed for a contract battle with the California Nurses Association .


Related Topix: Medicine

10 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

160 APPEAL: Friends reward hospice for care

TWO years after a brain tumour claimed the life of their friend and colleague, an interior design team has collected nearly A 18,500 for the hospice that cared for him when all hope of recovery was lost.


Related Topix: Medicine

14 hrs ago |

Santa Fe hospital rejects offer; contract expires

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that the contract expired at midnight Thursday, a few hours after the hospital told the union that it was rejecting the union's last counterproposal.


Related Topix: Medicine, New Mexico

18 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

UMMHC nurses protest staffing cuts with letter to CEO

UMass Memorial Health Care nurses ramped up their protests about staffing cuts Thursday by appealing to the hospital system's chief executive to reverse course.


Related Topix: Medicine

23 hrs ago | LA Daily News

Torrance bids farewell to hometown hero Louis Zamperini

The Tiger Squadron does a fly-over for a memorial for Torrance legend Louis Zamperini who died earlier this month.


Related Topix: Torrance, CA, Medicine, Unbroken, Books

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Congress sends VA overhaul to White House

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., followed by House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., leave the Senate TV studio after a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014, about a bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care that would authorize at least $17 ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Medicine, Tom Coburn

Kerala government plans to rehabilitate nurses from Iraq

Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 31: The 350 Kerala nurses who returned from strife-torn Iraq have been asked to attend a meeting on Aug 6 to discuss their job prospects, an official said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Medicine

Dewsbury Today

Mother's gift to hospital

Amy Hart and Ella-May Brooke delivering a 'cold cot' and a moses basket for Dewsbury Hospital, pictured with fundraisers Nichola Hinchliffe and Nikki Cookson and nurses Cathy McLean and Jody Bell.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine

May be no need to centralise neonatal services in Worcester

In June it was revealed Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust - which runs the Royal as well as Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch's Alexandra Hospital - was considering moving all high-risk births to Worcester in the face of a staffing crisis.


Related Topix: Medicine

Ipswich Evening Star

Bury St Edmunds: West Suffolk Hospital's new batch of Portuguese nurses after overseas recruitment

The new arrivals, who are due to start in October, will work across all areas of the hospital and will be used to replace bank and agency nurses, fill existing vacancies and help staff additional capacity which may be needed at times of high demand.


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sunday Herald

Asthma attack fears as one in three patients skips check-up

MORE than one-third of Scottish asthma sufferers are putting themselves at risk of fatal attacks by missing vital checks-ups with their doctors.


Related Topix: Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Medicine

The Macon Telegraph

Crawford among 5 to oppose VA overhaul measure

The congressman from east Arkansas voted against a measure that cleared the House 420-5 and is now headed to the Senate for a vote.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rick Crawford, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine

CBS News

House approves bill overhauling VA health care

The 420-5 vote Wednesday sends the bill to the Senate, where approval is expected by the end of the week.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders



The $16.3 billion measure is intended help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat them and make firing senior executives at the VA easier.


Related Topix: Medicine, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

The Washington Post

What's in bill to overhaul VA

Congress is set to adopt a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat them and make it easier to fire senior executives at the Veterans Affairs Department.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, World News

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Peace Corps removes workers over Ebola threat

Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa on Wednesday stepped up their precautions against the Ebola virus, with the Peace Corps announcing it was removing hundreds of its volunteers from three of the hardest-hit nations.


Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Increased 'bed taxes' on nursing facilities warrant...

States have been increasingly taxing skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare providers to fund Medicaid in recent years, and federal authorities should look more closely at this trend, according to a government report released Tuesday.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicaid, Medicine