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  • Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete

    Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete
                  After the tragic death of Erin Babieanu , who died during a fatal car accident in Jamaica when her taxi hit an oncoming truck which instantly killed the driver and seriously  injured the others in the vehicle. Erin Marie Babieanu died due...
  • Training Essential With New Medical Gear

    Regarding the article "Nurse Sues St. Francis Over Losing Job" [Aug. 16, Connecticut]: As a retired nurse with experience in nursing administration and education, I can address nursing practice and a hospital's responsibility for safe patient care....
  • Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study. "States tend to vary in...
  • Nurses threaten strike over wages at University of Illinois Hospital

    Nurses threaten strike over wages at University of Illinois Hospital
    Nurses at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System are seeking a 21.5 percent wage increase over three years, a hike hospital administrators said would cost the system $20 million. With the West Side academic medical center and...
  • Care aides get little to no training for life-and-death tasks

    Teri Sernett stood frozen in fear in the living room of the east St. Paul, Minn., home. Her patient, an elderly quadriplegic man she had just met, gasped for air, his throat blocked and his eyes rolled back. Nothing in Sernett's one hour of training as a...
  • Family finances: Slash your out-of-pocket health care expenses

    The trick to saving money on health care is learning how to navigate the health care marketplace. Stay in your network. Before you visit a doctor or have a procedure, ask your insurer and the health care provider whether the provider is included in...
  • UConn, Middlesex Hospital Receive Grant For Geriatric Care Study

    MIDDLETOWN — The University of Connecticut School of Nursing and Middlesex Hospital are beginning a three-year geriatric care and research program in Middlesex County with a $1.4 million federal grant. Through outreach to the aging population in...
  • For many patients, the ER is the right place

    To the editor: A survey of emergency physicians offers a more mixed picture of what is happening in ERs than what was reported here about L.A. County. Nearly half saw increases in patient visits since January, and 86% expect increases over the next...
  • Ground broken on new Lake Forest hospital

    Ground broken on new Lake Forest hospital
    Four years ago, when Northwestern Memorial HealthCare merged with Lake Forest Hospital, officials promised the building at 660 N. Westmoreland Ave. would be replaced, a commitment made real today during a groundbreaking ceremony for the new $378 million...
  • U.S. Ebola patients released from hospital; they're cured, doctors say

    Two American aid workers who contracted the Ebola virus while working in West Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital after medical officials determined they had recovered and were not contagious. Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, was released from...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    HPV vaccine The department of health provides free HPV vaccine for both males and females ages 9 to 26 at the following clinics. Call to make an appointment. •Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, SW, Glen Burnie, 410-222-6633 •Parole...