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47 min ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Choosing a nursing home

Source: Dr. Arif Nazir and "More Than Just Location: Helping Patients and Families Select an Appropriate Skilled Nursing Facility," Annals of Long-Term Care, August 2014.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Medicine, Indiana, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Live Science

Rapid Response Teams Halve Hospital Heart Attack Deaths

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Australia, World News, Medicine

The News-Review

Publisher's Notebook: If you have to fight cancer, Roseburg is the place to do it

As a member of the Umpqua Community College Foundation and Roseburg Community Cancer Center boards, I've spent a lot of time and energy talking about health care.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Umpqua, OR, Medicine, Eugene, OR, Douglas County, OR

Jerusalem Post

BGU teaches health emergency management to Chinese and advanced nursing to Vietnamese

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheba has invited 20 senior Chinese health professionals for the Israel-Shanghai Collaboration in Health Emergency Management, which will take place until September 19. The workshop is designed to promote the policy initiated by the Israel government to enhance relations between the two countries.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East

Dudleynews.co.uk

West Midlands Ambulance Service sees reduction in number of complaints

Data published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre shows the trust received 417 complaints in 2013-14, compared to 471 in 2012-13.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Yeovil Express

Medical experts are urging the Government to set up a taskforce to tackle childhood obesity

The professional body representing GPs has warned that an entire generation will be "destroyed" by a diet of junk food and sugary drinks unless urgent action is taken.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Secrets are perilous medicine in 'Breathless' on PBS

For viewers who find "The Knick" too gory and "Masters of Sex" too graphic, the answer can be found, as answers so often are, on PBS' "Masterpiece."

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Masterpiece, Masterpiece Mystery!, Mystery!, Drama, Medicine

San Francisco Chronicle

Judge won't restore care at San Pablo hospital

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: San Pablo, CA, Medicine, Contra Costa County, CA

CBS Local

3 South Jersey Nursing Homes Owned By Catholic Diocese Of Camden Up For Sale

It all comes down to money, according to diocesan spokesman Peter Heuerherd. An expert committee has determined that the government's share of funding has been shrinking for more than a decade.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Medicine

KHGI

UNK Nursing Students Receive White Coats During Ceremony

The nursing shortage is about to get a little more help, after students take the next step to start in their careers.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Carson City Sex Assault Victims Sent to Washoe County

Carson Tahoe Health is taking some heat after a recent move to send sexual assault victims to Washoe county for examination.

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Related Topix: Washoe County, NV, Medicine

Swindon Advertiser

Owners mark home's big day by reposing for photo

STAFF at a nursing home in Purton have celebrated its 30th anniversary by recreating a photograph that appeared in the Swindon Advertiser three decades ago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Jackson Sun

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons CenterNew nursing wing...

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons Center Student Jessica Brownyard has a lot to say about the UT Martin Parsons Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, University of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Willits News

Adventist Health supports nursing education program

Presentation of this years's donations to the Mendocino College Nursing program.

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Related Topix: Medicine

WHAS11

Harlan ER doctor suspended by Kentucky board

A Knoxville, Tennessee, doctor practicing at Harlan Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hospital has had his license suspended by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Medicine, Drug Enforcement Administration

Redditch Advertiser

COMPLAINTS about Worcestershire's ambulance service are down while compliments are on the rise.

A new report shows that the number of complaints received by West Midlands Ambulance Service has reduced by more than 11 per cent while compliments rose by almost seven per cent.

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Business Journal

Kaiser, nurses extend contract through Sept. 30

Kaiser Permanente and the California Nurses Association have agreed to extend their current contract -- set to expire Sunday -- through Sept.

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McKnightsonline.com

Pioneer ACO drops out of program, despite reductions in skilled nursing utilization

A California healthcare system has become the latest dropout from the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program, despite reducing skilled nursing facility utilization and improving its readmission rates.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare

Worksop Guardian

Retford: Rampton patient racially abused and said he would kill nursing assistant

The court heard that Barber became racially abusive and threatening towards Jan Ashe after being moved to a sedation room.

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Related Topix: Medicine, United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Gainsborough Today

Second hospital ward closed as outbreak spreads

Wards 16 and 17 at Scunthorpe hospital are closed to admissions. Anyone who has experienced diarrhoea or vomiting is urged not to visit hospital until they have been symptom free for 48 hours.

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