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One Nurse Per 4,000 Pupils = Not The Healthiest Arrangement

The nurse’s office at Cambridge Elementary in eastern Contra Costa County, Calif., on Oct. 16, 2016. (Heidi de Marco/KHN) CONCORD, Calif. — During a 15-minute recess, the elementary school students ... read more

Many School Districts Don't Have Enough School Nurses

Less than half of the country’s public schools employ a full-time nurse, and in some of the worst cases – largely in poor, urban school systems – there’s only one school nurse for every 4,000 ... I ... read more

‘I was an impaired nurse’: Three nurses who battled addiction welcome dramatic shift in approach to discipline and treatment

Modelled after initiatives in the U.S. and British Columbia, the new Nurses’ Health ... than 4,000 registered nurses. Three per cent admitted to being addicted to drugs or alcohol. More striking was ... read more

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For-Profit Nursing Homes Lead in Overcharging While Care Suffers

Not disclosed was how much worse it is when providers have a profit motive. Thirty per cent of claims sampled from for-profit homes were deemed improper, compared to just 12 percent from non-profits, ... read more


10 Superhero Nurses Making a Big Difference

The laborers, most of whom lack health insurance and can ill ... a pediatric transport nurse, took one look at her ashen skin, half-closed eyes, and labored breathing and knew she might not survive ... read more

Retirement-home roulette: How to beat the odds

These communities accommodate retirees on one campus as they grow frailer, letting them progress if needed from independent living to assisted living, and on to skilled nursing ... have their eyes ... read more

Lutein and Zeaxanthin: Benefits, Dosage and Food Sources

They’re structurally very similar, with just a slight difference in the arrangement ... was not considered harmful (32). However, one case study found crystal development in the eyes of an older woman ... read more

Improving Health And Health Care: An Agenda For Reform

The debate over, and eventual enactment of, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) brought to the surface of American politics a long-standing divide over the proper orientation of health care policy. On one . ... read more

Loophole means aged care resident killings 'woefully under-reported'

Elderly residents of nursing homes are dying in violent assaults carried out by fellow patients but a legislation loophole means facility operators don't have to report the abuse. Two people die and ... read more

The health system in Canada’s North is failing — but not by accident. ‘It is designed to do what it is doing’

In Report on the Indian Schools of Manitoba and the North-West Territories, he noted, “Of a total of 1,537 pupils reported upon nearly 25 per cent are dead, of one school with an ... living in the ... read more

Ford government to roll out team-focused provincial health care in Ontario

Vicki McKenna, the president of the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA,) said the government’s plan makes this a “destabilizing time” for nurses, especially for the nearly 4,000 ... health spending, ... read more

Reversing The Rise In Maternal Mortality

Kozhimannil (kbk@umn.edu) is an associate professor in the Division of Health Policy ... On her windowsill, not one foot away from the tattered copy of the op-ed I’d written, was the last picture ... read more



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