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Nurses Want Zuckerberg’s Name Removed From SF General Hospital

May 16, 2018 |

How would you feel about being a patient at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital ? For some patients, having the Facebook founder’s name plastered on the hospital is worrisome—and over the weekend, nurses at the hospital staged a protest to push for Zuck’s name to be removed, ABC 7…
Newser

Utah Officer Fired After Nurse’s Arrest Caught on Video

October 11, 2017 |

A Utah police officer who was caught on video roughly handcuffing a nurse because she refused to allow a blood draw was fired Tuesday in a case that became a flashpoint in the ongoing national conversation about police use of force, the AP reports. Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike…
Newser

Kaiser nurses reach tentative labor agreement with Los Angeles Medical Center

February 20, 2017 |

Nurses at the Los Angeles Medical Center are set to get a pay raise, overtime protections and more professional support under the terms of a tentative collective bargaining agreement struck Thursday.

In reaching the agreement, the California Nurses Assn., the union representing 1,200 registered…


L.A. Times – Business

Potential Hot Spot for Germs: Nurses’ Scrubs

October 27, 2016 |

A new study looking at how germs are spread at hospitals has identified a surprising potential culprit: nurses’ scrubs. Specifically, their pockets and sleeves were the most likely spots to be contaminated, reports WebMD . Another potential hot spot: the bed railings of patients, according to a post about the research…
Newser

TMZ

‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ Mom — Nurses Go After Her

October 9, 2016 |

The mom from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” racked up a big fat nursing bill while recovering from a car crash, but never paid up … so she’s been hauled into court. Lainie Kazan is on the receiving end of a small claims court lawsuit, filed by Dynamic…

TMZ.com

Asia drifts lower before US jobs report, dollar nurses losses

September 2, 2016 |

A man walks in front of a screen showing today's movements of Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, JapanThe potential for strong U.S. job data later in the day – which would raise chances of a Federal Reserve rate hike soon – kept Asian financial markets nervously marking time on Friday. The dollar, which was bullish much of the week, nursed losses after downbeat U.S. manufacturing data tempered the recent optimism on the U.S. economy that revived expectations for a near-term rate hike by the Fed. A report from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) on Thursday showed U.S. factory activity contracted for the first time in six months in August, as new orders and production tumbled.



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CNN

A nurse’s devotion to Syria’s children

August 13, 2016 |

Malaika, a 29-year-old head nurse, holds Ali, a 2-day-old infant, as he struggles to take his final breaths. Born in eastern Aleppo, one of the hardest-hit cities in Syria’s five-year civil war, Ali was born with chest issues that forced him to rely on an oxygen pump and an incubator in the neonatal unit at Aleppo Children’s Hospital.
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Kaiser Permanente nurses are preparing to strike over wages and staffing

June 23, 2016 |

About 1,300 nurses at Kaiser Permanente’s Los Angeles Medical Center are set to begin a four-day strike Thursday.

The nurses, members of the California Nurses Assn. and National Nurses United, are seeking a contract to improve staffing levels, wages and patient care.

The nurses contend that inadequate…


L.A. Times – Business

Nurses on strike over standards, Ebola concerns

November 12, 2014 |

Nurses on strike over standards, Ebola concerns

Nurses on strike

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As many as 18,000 nurses picketed outside Kaiser Permanente facilities in California Tuesday, claiming patient care and safety standards are subpar.Kaiser’s response to the protests