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2014-01-22 12:26:07

DETROIT, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A nurse was fired from her Hospital job for refusing to take the flu-shot on religious and health grounds, and is "blowing the cover, off many dangers of the flu vaccine," says her lawyer, James Leonard Elsman of Birmingham, Michigan. Karen Bashista of S. Lyon, Livingston County, Michigan was a nurse for St. Joe Hospital, and was fired for not taking the flu-shot; though she offered to wear a mask, be moved to another floor and function, etc....

2014-01-13 12:28:08

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FlexCare Medical Staffing, one of the nation's largest privately held Travel Nurse staffing companies (http://www.flexcarestaff.com), announced today they were ranked as the #1 travel nurse company in the nation for 2014. The survey was conducted by independent industry website, Highway Hypodermics (http://www.highwayhypodermics.com/) and included 98 of the industry's most prominent companies. The rankings are based on a...

2014-01-09 23:02:28

Medical mailing list provider MEDbase200 updates their Registered Nurse Mailing List counts. The MEDbase200 Registered Nurse Mailing List is still one of the largest and most selectable Registered Nurse lists on the market with a total universe count of active 4,774,902 postal records. Lake Forest, Illinois (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 MEDbase200 recently updated their Registered Nurse Mailing List. Their nurse mailing list is applicable to marketers and mailers targeting CME buyers, nurse...

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...

Saving Money While Helping Babies
2013-12-20 14:51:07

Duke University Nurse home visits for infants save $3 for every $1 spent As healthcare costs continue to balloon, a new Duke study points to a surprising avenue for potential savings: nurse home visits. For every $1 spent on nurse home visiting for newborns, $3 were saved in healthcare costs. The home visiting program more than paid for itself within the infants' first six months of life. In addition to saving on emergency room care, the program improved health and parenting...

2013-12-06 23:24:03

Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) are experts in providing a wide range of well woman care that includes comprehensive, personalized gynecologic and maternity care. In addition to outstanding gynecologic and maternity care, midwives also specialize in preconception counseling, contraceptive options, lactation support, physicals and annual gynecologic exams for healthy women from adolescence throughout menopause. Royal Oak, Michigan (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Certified Nurse Midwives are...

2013-12-05 23:55:17

Researchers find progress and barriers to recommendations on residency programs and academic progression Two new studies by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) examine how well hospitals and other health care facilities are doing when it comes to a call to reform the nursing profession. A 2010 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report warned that the nursing profession must change or it would not be able to meet the growing demands...

2013-11-26 10:45:54

Randomized controlled trial, now in practice at Group Health When Group Health patients received support from a nurse navigator, or advocate, soon after a cancer diagnosis, they had better experiences and fewer problems with their care—particularly in health information, care coordination, and psychological and social care—according to a randomized controlled trial in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Patients with a nurse navigator reported feeling better supported emotionally and...

2013-11-25 23:30:35

Asserting that new ways are needed to value the complex role of the nurse educator, the NLN calls for doctorally prepared educators to lead curriculum change, develop models of cost-effective education, and prepare a workforce to meet the needs of a reformed health care system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Asserting that the future calls for new ways to value the complex role of the nurse educator, the National League for Nursing today released the latest entry in the NLN...


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2007-06-24 20:50:57

The Nurse Shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum, is a shark in the nurse sharks family, the only member of its genus Ginglymostoma. It may reach a length of 14.1 ft (4.3 m). Taxonomy The name nurse shark is thought to be a corruption of nusse, a name which once referred to the Catsharks of the family Scyliorhinidae. The nurse shark family name, Ginglymostomatidae, derives from the Greek words for hinge and mouth. Distribution and habitat The nurse shark is a common inshore bottom-dwelling...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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