NEW BERN, NC (ASRN.ORG) - Nurse Craig Peske was fired from a hospital in Wausau, Wis., in 2007 after stealing the powerful painkiller Dilaudid "whenever the opportunity arose," state records say. In one three-month period, he signed out 245 syringes full of the drug — nine times the average of his fellow nurses.
IRVINE, CA (ASRN.ORG) - Parents have always nursed their kids through illness and patched up bumps and bruises.
SACRAMENTO, CA (ASRN.ORG) - In the midst of what could be the largest whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years — and the death of six infants under 3 months of age — California health officials are recommending booster shots for nearly everyone in the state, especially health care workers, parents and anyone who may come in contact with babies.
NEW YORK (ASRN.ORG) - A woman in northern Italy has been reported as being infected with mad cow disease and has been hospitalized in serious condition.
BOSTON (ASRN.ORG) - People are the happiest during Sunday mornings and saddest during Thursday evenings.
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Liz Di Bernardo