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Fifth-grader impaled by lunchroom seating

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WCMH) — A fifth-grader in Alabama went to the hospital following a lunchtime accident that her mother says was completely avoidable.

Stacy Minnifield received a call from the school’s nurse at lunchtime. 248 more words



A new Illinois law was just signed by Governor Bruce Rauner with dire implications for pro-life health care providers.

As an August 9, 2016 National Catholic Register article titled  551 more words

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Conscientious Objection, Conscience Rights and Workplace Discrimination

The tragic cases of  Nancy Cruzan and Christine Busalacchi , young Missouri women who were claimed to be in a “persistent vegetative state” and starved and dehydrated to death, outraged those of us in Missouri Nurses for Life and we took action. 519 more words

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What Is-Or Should Be- the Future of Nursing?

In a recent Medscape News article “Back to the Future of Nursing: What Progress Have We Made?” , Laura A. Stokowski, RN, MS reported on the results five years after the national Institutes of Medicine (IOM) issued a 2010 report titled… 1,058 more words

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Standing up for conscience rights

“This has huge implications for the medical profession and it has huge implications for the people who will select medicine as a career.”

Craig Macartney… 743 more words


"Good" News about Dying in America?

This month Medscape, a subscription news service for medical professionals, published the article “Good News about Dying in America” by Dr. George Lundberg. Dr. Lundberg is the former editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  and editor-at-large of Medscape itself as well as a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. 761 more words

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