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2014-03-31 20:22:58

ENA President Urges Vigorous Enforcement of New Law DES PLAINES, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association commended Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter for signing into law a bill that makes it a felony to assault or batter emergency nurses. Idaho is the 30(th) state to make violence against emergency nurses a felony. Both houses of the legislature passed it less than a month after it was introduced. Violators could face up to three years in state...

2014-02-04 16:29:04

Emergency Nurses Association launched rare qualitative study DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A qualitative study on assaults on emergency nurses sponsored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) found a need to change the culture of acceptance prevalent among hospital administrators and law enforcement, as well as a need to better train nurses on signs of potential trouble. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) "Assaults on...

2014-01-17 16:23:57

2014 Omnibus Spending Bill Contains ENA Priorities DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) applauds the U.S. Senate for approving an omnibus spending bill that contains increased funding for programs important to emergency nurses. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) The House of Representatives approved the spending package on Jan. 15. The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature. When signed, it...

2014-01-10 16:21:57

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association applauds the House of Representatives for passing H.R. 3527, the Poison Center Network Act, by a vote of 388-18. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) This important legislation reauthorizes funding for the operation of our nation's 57 poison control centers for fiscal years 2015 - 2019. The bill provides support for the centers' 24-hour toll-free phone number; the...

2013-12-31 16:22:11

DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association congratulates the House of Representatives and Senate for including language in the National Defense Authorization Act that provides for the increased presence of sexual assault nurse examiners in the military to treat victims of sexual assault and ensure that forensic evidence is properly collected. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) The National Defense...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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