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2 hrs ago | KFBB

House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

House and Senate negotiators have approved a $17 billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and reform a program scandalized by veterans' long waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.

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

6 hrs ago | The Logan County Herald

Three awarded nursing scholarships by Legion Auxiliary

Left to right, Tecia Hennessey, American Legion Auxiliary Logan Unit #263, Jacquiline Martincic, Courtney Mileham and Marlens Schrader, Unit #263 Education Chairman.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Logan County, IL, Springfield, IL, Lincoln, IL, Anderson University

10 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Advertiser

Retired nurse celebrates 100 years

A RETIRED nurse from Canada who has spent many years of her life in Bromsgrove celebrated her 100th birthday at the weekend.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

What Nursing Shortage?

Do you remember hearing dire predictions of an oncoming nursing shortage about a decade ago? Well, never mind.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Miami Herald

Miami nursing home celebrates 70 years and four generations

The Floridean Nursing and Rehabilitation Center turned 70 this year, still being run by the fourth generation of the founding family.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Medicine, Long Term Care, Health

Malvern Gazette

Worcester nurse to speak at international cancer conference

A NURSE leading cancer services in Worcestershire has been picked to speak at an international conference in the USA looking at how treatment for the condition can be made more comfortable.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Blackburn Citizen

Focus falls on East Lancs elderly patients' care

NHS chiefs have asked elderly patients to give their views on health and social care, ahead of moves to reduce the number of admissions to East Lancashire's hospitals.

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Vancouver Sun

'Poor outcomes' involving uncertified birthing attendants raise concerns

Before it was the Commonwealth Games, it was the Empire Games, and Vancouver was the site 60 years ago this week.

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Related Topix: Medicine

National Public Radio

Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, The Washington Post Company, Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

Marine Corps Times

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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

Sunherald.com

Arizona college nursing program on probation

The Arizona Daily Sun reports that the Arizona State Board of Nursing has enforced an 18-month probation period.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Chronicle Live

Newcastle schoolgirl raising money for nurses who saved her life

Newcastle United could be tempted to make a move for Loic Remy in the wake of the striker's move to Liverpool collapsing But now a happy and healthy six-year-old, Paige wants to give back to the nurses who helped save her life.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Fire ignites at Pasadena nursing home

A car fire spread to a nursing home in the 100 block of Bellefontaine Street in Pasadena on Sunday, July 28, 2014, prompting the temporary evacuation of 127 primarily bed-ridden patients, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Medicine

Hillingdon Times

50m patients 'will be turned away'

The number of times GP surgeries in England are forced to turn away patients for appointments next year will pass the 50 million mark, new research predicts.

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine

Bellingham Herald

Tentative deal reached on VA reform

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., scheduled a news conference Monday to talk about a compromise plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

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

Medical News

Surgical patient safety program significantly reduces cardiac surgical site infections

Study presented at the ACS NSQIP- National Conference reports that evidence-based measures plus an interdisciplinary team approach reduces surgical site infection rates in a high-risk patient population A common postoperative complication after open heart operations-infection at the surgical site-has been reduced by 77 percent at a Canadian ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Canada, Anesthesiology, Health

Merced Sun-Star

Relatives run health clinic in Madison

The doctor and nurse are married, the certified family nurse practitioner CFNP and physician's assistant certified PA-C are a mother daughter duo.

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Pacific Daily News

Provide veterans care they deserve

We need to get the care our veterans need and fast. There is no question that we must provide our veterans the care they need and deserve.

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The Victoria Advocate

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: UHV at a crossroads with future of nursing

The first public meeting about the University of Houston-Victoria's transition team and its work will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 in the campus Multi-Purpose Room, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. What concerns about UHV's future would you like to hear addressed at this meeting? What steps are most critical for UH and UHV to take in the next few years to ... (more)

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Medical News Today

More recognition, responsibility for nurses in New York

If past experience is anything to go by, nurse practitioners in New York State are about to get a lot more recognition for their contributions to primary care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Columbia University

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