Journal of Nursing
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Nation's "Epicenter" Crackdown On Prescription Drug Abuse

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- U.S. authorities arrested 22 people in Florida late last month, including pharmacists and doctors, in a crackdown against prescription drug abuse that officials say is the nation's fastest growing drug problem.

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Changes Sought To Save Key Aspect of Healthcare Law

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- The Obama administration moved to salvage a much-touted initiative in the new healthcare law aimed at controlling costs, revising regulations to encourage doctors, clinics and hospitals to take greater responsibility for improving patients' care.

 

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Hospitals To Lose Funds, Jobs, if Medicaid Cut

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Cutting Medicaid by 5 percent would cost U.S. states $14 billion and trigger job losses in the tens of thousands by depressing spending by states, hospitals, nursing homes, drug companies and others, a recent study showed.

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Couples Pull Back From Edge of Divorce

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- They were a few steps shy of divorce, separated and working out child custody, when Rick DeRosia of Hartford, N.Y., realized he wasn't so sure he really wanted a divorce.

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Cosmetic Surgery: Cheaper, Faster, Scarier

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Elsie Soto says she couldn't move her legs after she had liposuction and fat-transfer surgery last year at a clinic near here. But instead of sending her to a hospital, a nurse took Soto to her own house. Soto says she has no memory of being taken to the hospital two days later — on her mother's insistence — and needed two blood transfusions when she got there.

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Editor-in Chief:
Kirsten Nicole

Editorial Staff:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Robyn Bowman
Kimberly McNabb
Lisa Gordon
Stephanie Robinson

Contributors:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Liz Di Bernardo
Cris Lobato
Elisa Howard
Susan Cramer