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Flu Epidemic Is Killing Children: Rate Of Under-Fives Hospitalized With Deadly H3N2 Has Doubled In A Week

Deadly H3N2 has now killed 20 children and more than 85 adults in the US. The child death toll almost doubled in a week, up from 13 to 20 child deaths. The rate of hospitalizations also almost doubled in a week, up from 13.7 per 100,000 to 22.7 per 100,000. CDC officials warned more strains of the virus will emerge in the next two months.

LA Flu Worsens, Hospitals Out of Beds, Desperately Short ER Nurses

The death toll from influenza in California rose sharply on Friday, amid a brutal flu season that has spread across the nation.

Nurses Are Setting A Healthy Example For The Nation

While nurses are committed to caring for their patients, unfortunately, many struggle to take care of themselves.

Temp Firms A Magnet For Incompetent Nurses

Firms that supply temporary nurses to the nation's hospitals are taking perilous shortcuts in their screening and supervision, sometimes putting seriously ill patients in the hands of incompetent or impaired caregivers.

Revealed: Alaska And New Jersey Are The Most Expensive States To Have A Baby

Data shows that the price of giving birth varies depending on which state you live in. The information includes the cost of prenatal care, hospital fees and anesthesiologist's fees

Northeast Ohio Nurse Calls Off Work For Being Sick, Fired For Violating Hospital's Attendance Policy

The flu season at the beginning of 2018 has been worse than normal across the United States, even for the people charged with keeping us safe and healthy when we go to the hospital.

What A $4.5k Ticket To Goop's Health Summit Really Buys

At this past weekend’s In Goop Health summit, devotees of Gwyneth Paltrow’s cosmic wellness brand traveled from as far as Cleveland and San Francisco — and shelled out between $650 and $4,500 — to pamper their minds and bodies for one glorious Gwyneth-inspired day at Pier 17.

New Licensure Compact Makes It Easier For Nurses To Practice In Other States By Telehealth

A new Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), which will make it easier for nurses to practice in other states and via telemedicine, was implemented late last week.

Nurse Practitioner Malpractice Settlements Getting Higher

Payouts from malpractice claims filed against nurse practitioners are on the rise, according to a new report.


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