According to U.S. government sources, human trafficking affects 200 million people worldwide and is a $32 billion industry. “Often the first and only place (victims) can turn to is a hospital ER, and if those doctors and nurses have a protocol to look for victims, they can be a lifesaver,” he said.
A nurse who contracted Ebola at the Dallas hospital where she worked plans to sue the hospital's parent company, Texas Health Resources, hoping to be a "voice for other nurses," her lawyer said.
Recent nursing school graduates are landing more jobs at local hospitals, boosting the average education level of the workforce, according to a study by the Greater Cincinnati Health Council.
In Texas there has been a substantial increase in nurses being disciplined by the state and losing their licenses.
If you're a nurse, and you're lucky, you've never seen a maternal death. But every single one of us have seen too many close calls. Every nurse I know fights for their patients every single day.
Researchers have now found that the hot flashes which make menopause so miserable, can last an average of seven years, and persist for an average of 10 years among African-American women.
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Liz Di Bernardo