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Bad Nurses Able To Keep Working In Other States

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.

Parents, Doctors Often Undertreat Children For Pain

IRVINE, CA (ASRN.ORG) - Parents have always nursed their kids through illness and patched up bumps and bruises.

California Whooping Cough Outbreak Largest In Decades

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.

Italy Reports Human Case Of Mad Cow Disease

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.

Study Of Twitter Users Finds Daily, Hourly Mood Swings

BOSTON (ASRN.ORG) - People are the happiest during Sunday mornings and saddest during Thursday evenings.


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