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Nursing (INACTIVE)

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  • A year post-derecho, some lessons are still being put into action

    A year post-derecho, some lessons are still being put into action
    After last June's derecho — and Tropical Storms Irene and Isabel before it — Rodgers Forge resident Nancy Slaterback was fed up with power outages. "The problem's getting worse. It's not getting better," she told members of the Public Service...
  • Fox CT Anchor Reaffirms Wedding Vows For Five Couples In Plantsville

    Fox CT Anchor Reaffirms Wedding Vows For Five Couples In Plantsville
    PLANTSVILLE - Love was in the air in Plantsville, Conn. as five couples, several of them who have been married for more than 60 years, reaffirmed their wedding vows. The ceremony took place Wednesday, June 26, at the Summit House Nursing Home. Fox CT'...
  • Lively discussion dominates Death Cafe

    Lively discussion dominates Death Cafe
    Joe Shatus' mother died Saturday morning, June 22, the same day that his father died 31 years earlier. Late that afternoon, the retired fundraiser, 67, sat at a patio table outside the market at Belvedere Square. There, 30 people, young and old and from...
  • Harford residents earn college honors

    WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY: Gerard Neely, of Forest Hill, graduated from Wake Forest University on May 20. JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY: The following students graduated from James Madison University May 4: Christopher Petty, of Jarrettsville; Rachel Otto, of...
  • A prescription for fewer medical errors

    Everything I knew about how to behave in a hospital I learned from watching "ER." At the fictional County General Hospital, the most helpful thing a family member could do was stay out of the way. So when my husband was in the ER, I even moved my chair...
  • Record Breaking Heat Sparks Challenges for Retailers and Elders

    Record Breaking Heat Sparks Challenges for Retailers and Elders
    Warmer than usual temperatures are prompting some challenges for retailers as they try to keep summer items on shelves to meet the demand. On Tuesday afternoon, Anchorage set a new record when the National Weather Service Forecast office hit 81 degrees...
  • Retire Smart: Protect yourself from the costs of long-term care

    There's no denying it: Most of us are going to need some form of long-term health care during our golden years. And costs of such care are rising. Genworth Financial recently released its long-term care Cost of Care Survey for 2013, and the results are...
  • The doctor is in...your pocket: Is smartphone device that diagnoses disease a pipe dream?

    Hazel -- as we'll call her -- knew something was wrong when, in her mid-50s, she started to feel short of breath at the slightest exertion. Over the next few months, she felt increasingly achy, but several medical visits and an X-ray suggested only...
  • Bad news on red meat: Eating more is linked to diabetes risk

    Bad news on red meat: Eating more is linked to diabetes risk
    Nutritionists known for issuing warnings about the health risks of eating red meat reiterated their message this week, confirming a link between red meat consumption and Type 2 diabetes -- and showing, in a new follow-up study, that the association...
  • Jacqueline Spare, nurse

    Jacqueline Spare, nurse
    Jacqueline Ann Spare, a registered nurse who worked for many years at Bon Secours Hospital, died of bone cancer May 28 at the Joseph Richey Hospice. The Columbia resident was 65. Born Jacqueline Ann Sullivan in Abington, Pa., she was the daughter of...
  • At 30, Charlestown Retirement Community comes of age

    At 30, Charlestown Retirement Community comes of age
    Engelina van Opstal remembers having a problem with the air conditioning in her apartment at Charlestown Retirement Community and calling for someone to come repair it. "John came," van Opstal recalled Thursday, "and he got it working." That would...