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6 hrs ago | American Society for Quality
Reducing medical errors means rethinking a culture that encourages doctors to conceal them, argues a doctor at Bellevue Hospital Center at New York University, MedCityNews reports. "We need to undo a toxic culture of perfection when it comes to medical error," Danielle Ofri, M.D., author of "What Doctors Feel-How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine," said at TEDMED 2014 in the District of Columbia, according to the article.
10 hrs ago | Breitbart.com
Tuesday on MSNBC's "The Ed Show," Sen. Barbara Boxer attacked her Republican colleagues, Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham , for being wrong on the amount of time it would take U.S. forces to win the war in Iraq by saying that their miscalculation means they have "zero credibility" when it comes to matters of Middle East war. Boxer said, "I can I say, they were so wrong on Iraq, and I know it personally, John McCain is my friend.
11 hrs ago | Mayor Sam's Sister City
No, we didn't get rid of pay to play when James Hahn left office. Proposition 46 is a measure to, among other things, increase the state's cap on medical malpractice awards.
15 hrs ago | The Hill
"We are down on the membership of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission," Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairwoman Barbara Boxer said. "We need to fill these positions."
Senate Republicans on Monday blocked for the fourth time a bill that would strengthen federal equal pay laws for women. The Paycheck Fairness Act would ban employers from retaliating against employees who share salary information with each other, impose harsher penalties for pay discrimination and require employers to be able to show that wage gaps between men and women are based on factors other than gender.
The Sept. 21 event at Gordon's Pacific Palisades home will include a concert by Burt Bacharach and an appearance by Sen. Barbara Boxer.
The initiative calling for California to be separated into six states failed to make the 2016 ballot. Its failure was due to signatures.
For 29 years, Jonas was denied a decent existence. This rhesus macaque was born into the captive wildlife trade here in the United States and was passed around from owner to owner.
Sen. Barbara Boxer shot down rumors that she would resign from her seat, but said she is still undecided about running again. "I'm not resigning, of course not," the California Democrat, who has held the seat since 1992, told reporters in San Francisco on Friday, according to The San Francisco Chronicle .
Sixteen women senators are expected to send a letter Thursday asking the NFL to adopt a "real zero-tolerance policy for domestic violence that will ensure that this type of violence and abuse has no place" in the league. This comes after several senators, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid , have called out the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Sixteen female senators from both parties are calling on the NFL to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence. The Senate women: No tolerance for domestic violence WASHINGTON - Sixteen female senators from both parties are calling on the NFL to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.
Local members of Congress on both sides of the aisle offered provisional support and words of caution to President Barack Obama as he outlined his strategy to confront the terrorist group ISIS. Representatives were especially hesitant concerning possible U.S. airstrikes in Syria.
California will vote on two ballot measures related to healthcare. A new Field Poll shows only one measure has early support.
The organization representing California's 58 counties is siding with doctors and hospitals in what is already a $64 million ballot fight two months out from the election. The California State Association of Counties this week announced its opposition to Proposition 46, a measure that would more than quadruple the limit on non-economic damages doled out in malpractice lawsuits, such as those awarded for pain and suffering.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:17 pm
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