Someone Called Her ‘Just A Nurse,’ So She Told Them What Being A Nurse Is All About

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Someone Called Her ‘Just A Nurse,’ So She Told Them What Being A Nurse Is  All About
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); We all know how hard it is to be a doctor, but we don’t think enough about how much nurses do for us. All the soap opera-ish TV shows and accolades are bestowed upon doctors, while nurses often get the short end of the stick. But nurses are the first people […]

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Beau Bennett Is The 15th NHL Player To Be Diagnosed With The Mumps

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Beau Bennett Is The 15th NHL Player To Be Diagnosed With The Mumps
Players from five teams have come down with the disease. 1. On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that forward Beau Bennett has officially been diagnosed with the mumps. Beau Bennett has been diagnosed with the mumps.More updates will be provided as they become available. — penguins (@Pittsburgh Penguins) View this image › Gene J. Puskar […]

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Her Son Began Acting Odd, So She Used A Camera To Catch The Nanny In Action

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Her Son Began Acting Odd, So She Used A Camera To Catch The Nanny In Action
Tiffany Fields’ four-year-old son Luke has Down syndrome, epilepsy, and a severe heart defect. Due to his health concerns, he needs constant attention and care. Fields works around the clock to ensure that her family can afford his medical bills, so she got in touch with a local caretaker organization and got set up with […]

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These Strange Competitions From Around The World Seem Too Bizarre To Be Real.

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These Strange Competitions From Around The World Seem Too Bizarre To Be Real.
If you’re good at a seemingly useless talent, I’m sure your mom told you to stop doing it and learn how to do something useful. Unfortunately for your mom, there are a ton of competitions for seemingly useless talents. There is also big prize money involved in being the best at those useless talents. So […]

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Doctors Said He Just Had A Virus, But His Mom’s Persistence Saved His Life

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Doctors Said He Just Had A Virus, But His Mom’s Persistence Saved His Life
When Natasha Durling from Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia, noticed that her son, Oliver, wasn’t feeling well last month, she assumed it was probably some kind of gastrointestinal virus. The poor little boy had a high fever, sore muscles, red eyes, and was weak from vomiting repeatedly. But when Oliver’s condition didn’t improve and got even […]

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The Common Cure For Heroin Addiction Is Also A Magnet For Police Harassment

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The Common Cure For Heroin Addiction Is Also A Magnet For Police Harassment
With heroin addiction skyrocketing, methadone remains the gold standard for narcotics dependence treatment. Yet cops nationwide target heavily regulated methadone clinics to turn vulnerable addicts into informants, with little public outcry, reaffirming the medicine’s enduring, deadly stigma. The first time the team from Manhattan North Narcotics rolled up on Betty, she was about 20 feet […]

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These Women Made Incredibly Difficult Decisions To End Their Non-Viable Pregnancies

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These Women Made Incredibly Difficult Decisions To End Their Non-Viable Pregnancies
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Mother’s Dying Wish Granted After A Nurse Agrees To Take Care Of Her Son.

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Mother’s Dying Wish Granted After A Nurse Agrees To Take Care Of Her Son.
When Tricia Somers, a single mother of one, found out she had cancer, she wanted to find a way to help her son. Her devastating diagnosis was a rare, terminal form of vascular cancer in her liver. She wouldn’t be around for long, so she asked a huge favor of a nurse she just met. […]

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Tanks’ cleaning programme launched in Kolar district

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Tanks’ cleaning programme launched in Kolar district
Health and Family Welfare Minister and district in-charge K.R. Ramesh Kumar launched the cleaning drive of tanks in the district on Sunday, beginning with Alavatta tank in Srinivasapur taluk, Muduva Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/tanks-cleaning-programme-launched-in-kolar-district/article9045793.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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Arrests will hit transplants and organ donation: Doctors

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Arrests will hit transplants and organ donation: Doctors
A delegation of medical consultants, doctors and nephrologists met Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant on Saturday and said that the arrests in the kidney racket would adversely affect the tra Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/arrests-will-hit-transplants-and-organ-donation-doctors/article8986971.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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19 Insane Things That Were Actually Acceptable In The ’60s

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19 Insane Things That Were Actually Acceptable In The ’60s
Because if ironing your hair with an actual iron hasn’t killed you yet, nothing can. If you’re reading this and your birthday is pre-1970, you’ve already won… View this image › giphy.com At Darwin’s game of survival, that is! Why? Because you’ve been through some crazy experimental and neglectful shit in your time and the […]

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The Forgotten Story Of Classic Hollywood’s First Asian-American Star

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The Forgotten Story Of Classic Hollywood’s First Asian-American Star
Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong was a trailblazer despite the openly racist industry in which she worked. Remembering her story and contemplating how much things have changed. View this image › Justine Zwiebel / Hulton Archive / Getty Images The following is a bonus chapter from Anne Helen Petersen’s Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Sex, Deviance, […]

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An 83-Year-Old On Oxygen Begins To Sing…By The Time He’s Done, Everyone’s In Tears

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An 83-Year-Old On Oxygen Begins To Sing…By The Time He’s Done, Everyone’s In Tears
The Young@Heart chorus based in western Massachusetts is comprised of senior citizens ranging from their early 70s and beyond. Established at an elderly housing project in 1982, the program has given countless aging individuals an exciting, fun, and productive pastime to look forward to each day. During a performance in 2007, 83-year-old Fred Knittle stepped […]

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When A Mother-Baby Photo Shoot Goes Disgustingly Wrong, You Get This… OMG.

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When A Mother-Baby Photo Shoot Goes Disgustingly Wrong, You Get This… OMG.
Discovering that you’re expecting a baby, waiting months for him or her to arrive and then basking in the beauty of their birth… it’s an amazing thing. It leaves many people speechless. There are some parts of parenting, though, that no one ever tells you about when you’re expecting (because they’re just gross). Like what […]

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Mom Calls 9-1-1 And Confesses To Killing Both Of Her Children

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Mom Calls 9-1-1 And Confesses To Killing Both Of Her Children
On Thursday, November 17, Brandi Worley called 9-1-1 and calmly stated, “I just stabbed myself and killed my two children.” When police arrived at her house in Darlington, Indiana, they found the dead bodies of her young children in one of the bedrooms. The 30-year-old’s husband, Jason, had been sleeping in the basement throughout the […]

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