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1 hr ago | Daily Journal

House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up the delays.

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

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Who needs college? Pre-baccalaureate workers a growing percentage of health care workforce

More than half of America's health care workforce has an associate's degree or less, according to a new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program.

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Related Topix: Medicine

8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Injecting room upholds fight against Aids

Nestled among the bars and strip clubs of Sydney's Kings Cross is a service which not only saves lives, but continues the pragmatic approach which prevented a HIV epidemic among drug-users in Australia.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine

13 hrs ago | Bury Times

'Bedrooms empty and state-of-the-art rooms used for storage', claim Bury Hospice nurses

BEDROOMS are are lying empty and state-of-the-art clinic rooms are being used for storage at Bury's new A 5 million hospice, nurses have claimed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Law, Employment / Labor Law

14 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Appeal for information on First World War Darwen nurses

A WOMAN who has published her Darwen grandmother's First World War memoirs has launched an appeal to identify nurses who worked in the family home after it was transformed into a hospital.

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

18 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

AN elderly man has passed away in hospital after being rescued from the sea in Lyme Regis.

A spokesperson for South West Ambulance Service said the elderly man was brought back to shore after getting into difficulties.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

India.com

India rescues 58 more nurses from troubled Iraq

New Delhi, Jul 24: India has rescued 58 Indian nurses from violence-hit Iraq in an "extremely difficult" operation, days after rescuing 46 Indian nurses who were in the control of the Sunni jihadists in Tikrit.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Iraq, World News, Middle East, India,

Religion News Service

Nursing home evangelism: Preaching at the last a bus stop to eternitya

Left to right, lay evangelists Lauren Bowerfind, Karel Wallace, Rebekah Hammond, Elizabeth Christiensen, and Abebech Tebeje review their visit to a Washington, D.C.-area nursing home with team leader Rhonda Rowe on July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Medicine, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Healthcare Law, Law

WTOP-FM Washington

Sanders pleads for VA reform bill as talks stall

The chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee said Wednesday there is still time for Congress to approve a landmark bill to improve health care services for veterans, despite deep disagreement over how much the changes will cost and how they should be paid for.

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

Sunherald.com

Senator: VA center begged for surgical equipment

Moran, R-Kansas, said the problems at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center put veterans' lives at risk and forced employees to work under conditions of fear and retribution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Life, Veteran Affairs, Kansas, Medicine

GPB.org

A Doctor Leading The Fight Against Ebola Has Caught The Virus

Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, 39, who has treated more than 100 Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, has now been infected by the deadly virus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

Cape Gazette

Karen Pickard promoted to program administrator of Rollins School of Nursing

Beebe Healthcare recently announced that Karen L. Pickard, MSN, RN, CNE, has been promoted to program administrator of the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lewes, DE, University of Delaware, Gettysburg College

Journal Gazette

Free walk-in clinic today on Anthony

A free walk-in clinic is being offered today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort Wayne Medical Clinic, 3537 N. Anthony Blvd., Suite C. The office is about one block south of Coliseum Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine

New Hampshire Public Radio -

California Nurses Union Braces For Contract Battle

Members of the California Nurses Association say they rallied in Sacramento in May to raise public awareness of their concerns about patient care in California hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Fremont, CA, UC San Francisco, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

VC, UHV create dual-degree nursing program

As the new school year approaches, Crossroads students will have a new path to follow into the health care industry.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Victoria, TX, University of Houston Victoria, University of Houston

The Telegraph

Nurses on pen-down stir

A nurse on duty wears a black badge as a mark of their protest at RIMS in Ranchi on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sunherald.com

Ala. family faces unknown after girl's diagnosis

They examined her from head to toe - her hair, eyes, ears, chin, fingernails, hands and feet - pointing out every imperfection.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food

The Free Press

B.C. back in black, deep in debt

When the audited public accounts confirmed a $353 million surplus for the last fiscal year, B.C. Liberal political staff were quick to remind reporters of the NDP's main theme from last year's election campaign.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Canada, Opinion

Ledbury Reporter

New service helps hospital nurses

A NEW urgent care facility for the "walking wounded" is taking the load off Hereford County Hospital's overstretched A&E nurses and at-capacity wards.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Powys County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Herefordshire County, England

Merced Sun-Star

Santa Fe hospital preparing for possible walkout

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that a union that represents the workers presented the hospital with a strike notice Monday after workers voted overwhelmingly to reject a contract proposal.

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Related Topix: Medicine, New Mexico

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