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3 hrs ago | Washington Times

Rehabilitation hospital opens in DeRidder

It provides physical rehabilitation care, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, respite, speech, social services, dietary therapy and around-the-clock nursing.

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Related Topix: DeRidder, LA, Medicine, Rosepine, LA

7 hrs ago | News Journal

Telemedicine growing in Ohio, but faces obstaclesTelemedicine growing ...

Telemedicine growing in Ohio, but faces obstacles Widespread use of telemedicine faces several hurdles, including billing Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1tuoa3J Dr. Elizabeth Walz, right, a neurologist at Fairfield Medical Center, and registered nurses Jennifer Mitchell, right, Emergency Department Clinical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ohio, Medicine, Neurology, Columbus, OH

12 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

GSU School of Nursing receives $2.2M in grant funding

This summer, Georgia Southern University's School of Nursing received more than $2.2 million in grant funding, which will serve three purposes: help to establish a Center for Nursing Scholarship and Research, introduce a new graduate level Chronic Illness Certificate Program and provide scholarships to students seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner ... (more)

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Related Topix: Southern University, Georgia Southern University

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Surgical 'black box' could reduce errors

Inside the operating room, video cameras track every movement. Outside, a small computer-like device analyzes the recordings, identifying when mistakes are made and providing instant feedback to surgeons as they operate.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

KXLY-TV Spokane

Surgical 'black box' could reduce errors

Inside the operating room, video cameras track every movement. Outside, a small computer-like device analyzes the recordings, identifying when mistakes are made and providing instant feedback to surgeons as they operate.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

HON

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says

Many children get anxious or afraid when they have to get a vaccination, but there are a number of ways that parents can make these shots easier for their kids, an expert suggests.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Toddlers, Preschoolers

Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn medics could fly to conflict zones

SEVERAL medics at the Royal Blackburn Hospital could soon be drafted into conflict zones around the world after offering their services to the Army reserve unit.

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Related Topix: Medicine

ECNmag

Study identifies challenges faced by NYU nurses after Hurricane Sandy

Many recall the dramatic images of nurses at New York University's Langone Medical Center heroically evacuating over three hundred patients, carrying many including the youngest and most vulnerable down flights of stairs during the power outage resulting from the storm surge generated by Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, New York University

Portsmouth Daily Times

SSU opens Hatcher Hall for nursing students

Shawnee State University nursing students are starting off the fall semester in a fresh and new, to them, building.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Shawnee State University

CBS 3 Springfield

Charlotte missionary, doctor deemed Ebola-free, released from hospital

A Charlotte missionary and a Samaritan's Purse-based doctor stricken with Ebola virus, and undergoing treatment in an isolation unit in Atlanta, have both tested clear of the virus and have been discharged from the hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Liberia, World News, Africa, Emory University, Infectious Diseases

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Johns Hopkins' Dean Emerita Talks Future Of Nursing

On Thursday, Martha N. Hill, dean emerita of Johns Hopkins University and professor of nursing, medicine and public health expounded on this salience at Chautauqua Institution's latest lecture series - "Health Care: From Bench to Bedside."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Yahoo!

Union anger as nursing course ends

WA's nursing union has condemned a decision by the University of WA to axe a fast-track nursing degree, saying it will add to looming staff shortages.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News Today

Experts question value of common superbug control practices

The jury is still out on the effectiveness of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus superbug control policies in hospitals, according to leading infectious disease experts in a Viewpoint published in The Lancet .

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Related Topix: MRSA, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

KTVK Phoenix

Group appeals condition for using pot for PTSD

Medical marijuana advocates are appealing conditions set by Arizona health officials for post-traumatic stress sufferers seeking to qualify for treatment.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Arizona, Medicine

KRNV-TV Reno

More than 200 layoffs at cash-strapped UMC

University Medical Center has eliminated more than 200 positions in a second round of layoffs at Las Vegas' only public hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Las Vegas, NV, Clark County, NV

Andover Advertiser

'Rapid deterioration' of NHS funds

NHS hospitals in England could face a combined deficit of more than A 750 million this year, new figures suggest.

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Related Topix: Medicine

KSL-TV

4. New restrictions on hydrocodone to take ...

The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. The new rules mean that drugs like Vicodin, Lortab and other generic versions will be subject to the same prescribing rules as painkillers like codeine ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drug Enforcement Administration, Food and Drug Administration

Independent.ie

Ebola crisis: This is why '75 per cent' of victims are women

About 75 per cent of people contracting Ebola are women because they are often the primary care-givers, nurses and traders, health officials have said.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Liberia, World News, Africa

OUPblog

The real story of allied nursing during the First World War

Although allied nurses were admired in their own time for their altruism and courage, their image was distorted by the lens of popular mythology.

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The Tribune

Cadavers, a teen, and a med school dream

A 17-year-old Indiana high school student stands among the group of medical students, doctors and nurses working with a scalpel on a cadaver donor.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Heart Failure, Health

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