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Obama said mandate isn't tax in 2009updated: Fri Jun 29 2012 12:50:00

President Obama said the health care mandate wasn't a tax, but Thursday the Supreme Court upheld the law because it was.

Your health care is covered, but who's going to treat you?updated: Fri Jun 29 2012 12:50:00

When the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act in a 5-4 ruling Thursday, the American Medical Association was quick to release a statement in support of the "historic" decision that will give more people access to health coverage.

Newborns battle drug withdrawalupdated: Mon Apr 30 2012 16:19:00

CNN's Amber Lyon goes inside a Tennessee hospital to see the smallest victims of prescription pain abuse.

Nurses charged with killing 16 patientsupdated: Tue Mar 20 2012 10:40:00

Two Uruguayan nurses are charged with murdering at least 16 patients. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

2 nurses in Uruguay charged in slayings of patientsupdated: Tue Mar 20 2012 10:40:00

Two male nurses face murder charges in Uruguay after reportedly admitting to killing at least 16 patients in two hospitals in the country's capital.

Fighting cancer with craftupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 07:46:00

After losing her nursing job to a disease, a young woman turns a hobby into a business.

Cancer patient turns craft into businessupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 07:46:00

Kelsey Trusty plans almost everything, but getting cancer was one thing she didn't anticipate.

Son of Robert F. Kennedy charged over clash with nursesupdated: Sun Feb 26 2012 06:21:00

Robert F. Kennedy's son, Douglas, faces misdemeanor charges over an incident at a New York hospital last month in which he knocked down a nurse while holding his newborn son, attorneys for both sides say.

6,000 nurses strike in Californiaupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 19:12:00

About 6,000 California nurses staged a one-day strike at several hospitals Thursday, protesting what they called an "erosion of quality of care and cuts to patient protections," National Nurses United said.

George McGovern taken to South Dakota hospital after fallupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 23:13:00

Liberal Democratic icon George McGovern was taken to a South Dakota hospital after falling Friday night at a nearby university, a library staff member told CNN.

Encouraging news for Gadhafi nannyupdated: Thu Nov 24 2011 14:18:00

The nanny who was brutally treated by Gadhafi family members continues her recovery. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.

Michelle Le's remains found by mother of teen slain in 2009updated: Wed Sep 21 2011 04:45:00

The searcher who found the body of missing nursing student Michelle Le over the weekend in northern California knows personal loss herself.

Does your child have a school nurse?updated: Wed Sep 14 2011 10:36:00

As a school nurse in Rochester, Michigan, Ronda Harrison has more than 15,000 students in 23 buildings under her care. She works out of the district's administrative offices and spends her days giving PowerPoint presentations to educators and communicating with parents over the phone.

A drink a day linked to healthy agingupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 16:08:00

Middle-aged women who drink alcohol in moderation have a better chance than nondrinkers of staying healthy as they age, especially if they spread out their consumption over most days of the week, a new study from Harvard researchers suggests.

Officials fear for infants born to prescription drug addictsupdated: Sat Jul 30 2011 18:19:00

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prescription drug overdose deaths in Florida are up a staggering 265% since 2003. But it's not just the deaths that have Florida officials worried; it's the births.

Pill abuse hits Florida babiesupdated: Sat Jul 30 2011 18:19:00

Florida sees an alarming spike in the number of babies born addicted to pills. CNN's Amber Lyon investigates. The Bonus: Quadriplegic Chic Kelly just wants enough money to pay for his careupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 16:50:00

When he turns from his computer to introduce himself, after pausing the replay of the previous night's Phillies game, my immediate thought is: This sandy-haired, little-kid-smiling guy looks way too young to have just turned 40.

Vendors keep ballplayers coolupdated: Sun Jul 03 2011 08:19:00

It's Wednesday afternoon, and Bernard Robinson has just arrived at Central Park's softball fields to prepare for a game.

'Baby Joseph' returns to Canada breathing on his ownupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 07:20:00

Joseph Maraachli, the infant whose family refused to accept a recommendation by a Canadian hospital to remove the boy's breathing tube and allow him to die, is now breathing on his own without the aid of a mechanical ventilator.

Should infant be allowed to die at home?updated: Fri Apr 22 2011 07:20:00

From February: A court orders a hospital to remove the breathing tube of a terminally ill infant.

Are school nurses disappearing?updated: Mon Apr 04 2011 08:17:00

The tragedy unfolded with startling speed.

Don't die waiting in the ERupdated: Fri Feb 11 2011 11:04:00

When 2-year-old Malyia Jeffers developed a fever one Sunday afternoon in November, her parents gave her a children's Motrin and kept a cautious eye on her throughout the night.

Nursing school to benefit from 'lucky' grantupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 18:39:00

CNN Top 10 Hero Guadalupe Arizpe De La Vega founded a hospital in Juarez, Mexico, that cares for about 900 people daily -- regardless of their ability to pay.

Bitten, shot, spat on: Violence in hospitals common for staffupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 07:20:00

A gunman critically injured a doctor at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and later killed himself and his mother, police say -- the latest violent incident in a health care setting.

2 nurses suspended for 'intentional patient harm'updated: Thu Jul 15 2010 11:48:00

The Nevada State Board of Nursing has suspended the licenses of two nurses named by police in a criminal investigation of "disrupted" catheter lines at a hospital neonatal intensive care unit, the board's executive director said Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Some nurses paid more than family doctorsupdated: Tue Mar 23 2010 12:39:00

Despite the growing shortage of family doctors in the United States, medical centers last year offered higher salaries and incentives to specialist nurses than to primary care doctors, according to an annual survey of physicians' salaries.

CNNMoney: I'm a Medicare doctor. Here's what I makeupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 12:10:00

When you think of low-paying jobs, doctor doesn't usually come to mind.

Haitian twins healing cityupdated: Thu Jan 21 2010 16:07:00

Two renowned surgeons are providing desperately needed aid to fellow Haitians, as CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.

CNNMoney: Nursing crisis looms as baby boomers ageupdated: Wed Dec 23 2009 15:18:00

America could be facing a nursing shortage that will worsen exponentially as the population grows older.

New York workers must get flu shots, for now, judge rulesupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 10:41:00

A New York judge denied a request Wednesday for a temporary restraining order barring the state from mandating flu vaccines for health care workers but left open that possibility pending another hearing on the matter next week.

Cooling is catching onupdated: Tue Oct 13 2009 10:40:00

Cooling a person's body after cardiac arrest helps save lives. Dr. Gupta reports that the procedure is catching on.

Cooling is catching on for cardiac arrest patientsupdated: Tue Oct 13 2009 10:40:00

Seated on a jetliner, Dr. Mary Gallagher and her husband, Don Dietrich, were about to take off for an anniversary vacation in Puerto Rico. But a glance at her husband of five years set off an alarm -- he was gasping for breath. Gallagher, an anesthesiologist, knew the signs: Dietrich was in cardiac arrest.

Nurse accused of reusing equipment; patients warnedupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 15:47:00

A Fort Lauderdale nurse has resigned and more than 1,800 patients have been notified that they may have been exposed to diseases such as HIV and hepatitis, after the nurse allegedly admitted to the hospital that she used disposable IV equipment on multiple patients, a violation of safety standards.

Life's to-do's listed in new bookupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 09:19:00

Caring for a car has you a befuddled. The honeymoon's over, and bureaucratic tasks are beating out bliss. You're meeting with a prospective babysitter or housekeeper, a stranger you'll entrust with much of your life.

Make a list, check it twiceupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 09:19:00

Fashion designer and author Rory Tahari shares her secrets for imposing order on chaos in her new book called "Lists for Life."

Nurses offer tips for surviving a hospital stayupdated: Thu Aug 06 2009 13:58:00

Imagine you're about to travel to a foreign land. You've heard it can be a mighty dangerous place, but you have to go there -- you have no choice. You don't know exactly where the threats lurk, and you don't speak the language. Wouldn't it be nice to have a guide?

How to avoid hospital mistakesupdated: Thu Aug 06 2009 13:58:00

Nurses offer tips on how to keep yourself or a family member safe during a stay at a hospital. Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Malawi's nursing crisisupdated: Thu Jul 30 2009 09:36:00

How Malawi is tackling its crippling shortage of nurses.

Malawi halts nursing brain drainupdated: Thu Jul 30 2009 09:36:00

Like most African countries, Malawi has suffered from a severe shortage of nurses and key health workers.

Laid-off workers find fulfillment in new careersupdated: Mon Jul 06 2009 13:55:00

Alicia Azzopardi was laid off just before Christmas. It couldn't have happened at a better time.

CNNMoney: Volunteer, cut college costsupdated: Thu Jul 02 2009 15:05:00

College tuition increases about 5% to 8% a year. And most students are now just beginning to get their financial aid packages.

Nurse: Jackson requested drugsupdated: Wed Jul 01 2009 09:59:00

Campbell Brown interviews a Nurse Practitioner who claims Michael Jackson requested drugs for insomnia.

Nutritionist: Jackson begged for sedatives for insomniaupdated: Wed Jul 01 2009 09:59:00

Michael Jackson suffered from severe bouts of insomnia and pleaded for a powerful sedative despite knowing its harmful effects, a nutritionist who worked with the singer said Tuesday. Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick Leave Hospital with Twinsupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 09:47:00

Parker and Broderick quietly check out with their newborn twin daughters

Metro crash 'like we hit a concrete wall,' passenger saysupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 12:48:00

People who were aboard the Washington subway trains that wrecked Monday described scenes of severely injured victims and of passengers trying to help one another.

Six killed in Washington-area Metro train collisionupdated: Mon Jun 22 2009 23:01:00

A rush-hour collision Monday between two Metro trains north of downtown Washington, D.C., killed at least six people and injured scores, Mayor Adrian Fenty said.

Jurors can't reach decision, ex-soldier gets life without paroleupdated: Thu May 21 2009 19:24:00

Jurors on Thursday told a judge they could not reach a decision on whether a former U.S. soldier should be sentenced to death for war crimes -- including rape and murder -- he committed in Iraq.

Steve Green goes to courtupdated: Thu May 21 2009 19:24:00

On Monday family members of Steven Green were at court in Paducah, KY.

Fortune: Health care diamonds in the roughupdated: Tue May 19 2009 10:53:00

Sifting through the rubble, sorting through piles of junk, bottom feeding - there are a lot of colorful ways to describe how value investors ferret out high-quality stocks that get socked when the market plummets or when an industry falls out of favor. Lane Garrison Settles Lawsuits in Fatal Car Crashupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 18:06:00

The former Prison Break star, who pleaded guilty, is expected to be paroled by next month

CNNMoney: Wal-Mart wants your rash and strep throatupdated: Tue Apr 14 2009 11:55:00

Americans, frustrated by endless waits at the doctor's office, are sidestepping their family physician and taking their rashes, strep throat and pink eye to stores such as Wal-Mart and Walgreens instead. Octuplet No. 8 Safe at Homeupdated: Tue Apr 14 2009 11:53:00

Jonah Angel Suleman, now 4 lbs., 10 oz., has joined his 13 siblings and mom Nadya

Want a job? Try health careupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 18:43:00

Nursing school seemed like a good idea to Tracy Kidd, but not just because she was interested in medicine.

In Midwest, jobs for brewers, nurses and chocolate makersupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 16:54:00

With thousands of jobs lost in the manufacturing sector and some of the highest unemployment rates in the country, the Midwest has taken an especially hard hit during this economic recession.

Five things not to do in the ERupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 18:29:00

The video is deeply disturbing.

Beck from the deadupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 18:29:00

Glenn Beck talks about the severe pain he endured, and the lack of compassion he received after surgery.

Mom's singing wins career makeover contestupdated: Tue Feb 17 2009 11:58:00

Nicole Nagy had gone back to school, hoping that a new career would lead to a better job. When she was turned down for financial aid, Nagy was told that she could, as a song goes, "sing for the money." She was directed to a contest called Careereoki.

Singing for jobsupdated: Tue Feb 17 2009 11:58:00

CNN's John Zarrella reports some unemployed people in Orlando are entertaining new career choices.

They're desperate enough to sing for a job updated: Mon Feb 16 2009 13:58:00

Nicole Nagy had gone back to school hoping that a new career would lead to a better job. When she was turned down for financial aid, Nagy was told she could, as a song goes, "sing for the money." She was directed to a contest called Careereoki.

Healthcare's moral debateupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 08:29:00

New HHS regulation lets healthcare workers refuse care if they have a moral objection. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

Rule aims to protect health providers' right of conscienceupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 08:29:00

As an intern 20 years ago, Dr. Sandy Christiansen said, she was repeatedly denied the opportunity to perform some medical procedures that other interns performed.

Commentary: Jobs going begging in some fieldsupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 08:54:00

As President-elect Barack Obama plans for his administration, the economy tops his list of priorities. The Dow has been down, unemployment rates are soaring, and companies announce more layoffs each week.

Cold Case: Maura Murrayupdated: Wed Nov 26 2008 12:08:00

Nancy Grace reports on Maura Murray, a young nursing student who vanished after a minor car accident.

Student wrecks car on snowy road, disappearsupdated: Wed Nov 26 2008 12:08:00

Every weekend for more than four years, Fred Murray has walked the road where his daughter, Maura, vanished. Family, friends and volunteers help him look in the woods and mountains near Haverhill, New Hampshire, for clues to what happened to her. Patients Give U.S. Hospitals So-So Marksupdated: Thu Oct 30 2008 17:00:00

The first national patient-satisfaction survey suggest U.S. hospitals have a ways to go.

Palin and rape kit controversyupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 11:39:00

When Sarah Palin was mayor, did she know the town was charging women for rape kits? CNN's Jessica Yellin reports.

Palin's town charged women for rape examsupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 11:39:00

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's hometown required women to pay for their own rape examinations while she was mayor, a practice her police chief fought to keep as late as 2000.

Surgical errorsupdated: Thu Jul 17 2008 14:29:00

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explores how to avoid surgical mishaps.

Don't become the victim of a surgical errorupdated: Thu Jul 17 2008 14:29:00

I thought my husband was crazy. Anonymous Rape Testing Expandsupdated: Tue May 13 2008 17:00:00

Starting in 2009, rape victims nationwide can have an emergency-room exam, and evidence will be kept on file in case they decide to press charges

A heart for baby Annabelleupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 14:58:00

Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on a baby enrolled in a clinical trial for a severe congenital heart defect.

CNNMoney: Nursing: the recession-proof job marketupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 14:58:00

When Heidi Sadowsky quit the finance sector, she abandoned a job market on the verge of collapse for one that may be air-tight: nursing.

'They would rather die than get help'updated: Thu Mar 20 2008 13:26:00

It wasn't Tibet's subzero temperatures that nurse practitioner Arlene Samen found so chilling on a 1997 medical trip, but the haunting stories she was told about mothers and newborns on the brink of death after childbirth.

CNN Heroes: Arlene Samenupdated: Thu Mar 20 2008 13:26:00

Arlene Samen distributes kits that help keep newborns and mothers alive during childbirth in Tibet and Mexico.

Money Magazine: Private nurses for common folksupdated: Wed Feb 27 2008 09:21:00

You may think of private nurses as a luxury for the ultra-rich, like a butler or personal chauffeur. But hiring in-house medical care has become an increasingly viable option for regular folks too.

Face lift, luxury safari -- bargain priceupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 08:57:00

Colleen Hiltbrunner spent two years researching her dream trip to South Africa. But she wasn't looking for the perfect safari lodge. She was hunting for the right cosmetic surgeon.

Why you should stop your complainingupdated: Mon Dec 03 2007 09:47:00

At 63, Minnie is one of the youngest people I've ever met. She sparkles, and not just because she's dressed in a fabulous buttercup-yellow tank top bedecked with rhinestones and sequins. Everything about Minnie, from her laughter to the successful businesses she's created, seems to shine.

--- Why you should stop your complainingupdated: Mon Dec 03 2007 09:46:00

At 63, Minnie is one of the youngest people I've ever met. She sparkles, and not just because she's dressed in a fabulous buttercup-yellow tank top bedecked with rhinestones and sequins. Everything about Minnie, from her laughter to the successful businesses she's created, seems to shine. Northern Calif. Nurses Walk Outupdated: Thu Oct 11 2007 12:00:00

Nearly 5,000 nurses in 15 Northern California hospitals began a two-day walkout Wednesday to protest what they said were inadequate contract offerings

Medics freed after Libya-EU dealupdated: Tue Jul 24 2007 01:17:00

Five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor were pardoned by President Georgi Parvanov upon their arrival in Sofia on Tuesday after spending eight-and-a-half years in prison in Libya. Gaddafi's Latest Victoryupdated: Tue Jul 17 2007 18:15:00

With the case of imprisoned Bulgarian nurses about to be settled, the West's old enemy is refurbishing his image

Libya Nurses updateupdated: Tue Jul 17 2007 03:51:00

Libya Nurses update Death Penalty Upheld in HIV Caseupdated: Wed Jul 11 2007 12:50:00

Libya's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentences of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor convicted of infecting more than 400 children with HIV

Business 2.0: Nurses on demandupdated: Mon May 21 2007 20:18:00

Soon after Jason Landers started selling temporary nursing services to understaffed hospitals, he began hearing the complaints: The paperwork involved in scheduling nursing temps was driving his cu...

'Hire' education: A vocational model succeedsupdated: Wed Mar 07 2007 09:11:00

Have you ever used what you learned in high school to get a job? Ask the graduates of Central Educational Center in Coweta County, Georgia, and you'll likely get a resounding "yes."

Business 2.0: Retail therapyupdated: Tue Oct 10 2006 18:04:00

Concerned that she might be having an allergic reaction to bedbug bites, Michaela Ryfa wanted immediate medical attention. But instead of calling one of Manhattan's thousands of doctors, she ducked into a Duane Reade drugstore on her lunch break.

Retrial ordered in Libya AIDS caseupdated: Sun Dec 25 2005 04:48:00

The Libyan Supreme court has overturned the death sentences of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor convicted of infecting hundreds of children with the HIV virus, according to Libya's official news agency.

Study: Wine heart benefit 'small'updated: Fri Dec 02 2005 03:38:00

Drinking two to three glasses of wine a day may not be such good medicine for the heart after all, a team of experts say in a leading medical journal.

Unions take down the Terminatorupdated: Fri Nov 11 2005 18:17:00

Take on the mighty Terminator, and what happens? You bring him down and you win the political Play of the Week.

Senator Bulworth vs. the Terminatorupdated: Fri Sep 23 2005 19:40:00

It's the Hollywood Smackdown: Senator Bulworth takes on the Terminator.

Hurricane Katrina: Your ideasupdated: Fri Sep 02 2005 20:02:00 asked readers to share their ideas and solutions to the problems caused by Hurricane Katrina. Here is a sampling from the responses, some of which have been edited:

Caring for tiniest patients brings rewards, challengesupdated: Tue Jul 12 2005 10:32:00

A faint hum permeates the neonatal intensive care unit at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. It is the symphony of monitors, ventilators, and softly spoken consultations among the doctors, nurses and technicians who care for the tiniest of babies who begin their lives here.

Nursing a grudgeupdated: Mon Feb 28 2005 12:14:00

Perhaps someone should have warned Arnold Schwarzenegger that nurses are no pushovers.

FSB: Gone in 60 Secondsupdated: Tue Feb 01 2005 00:01:00

Is it possible that one remedy for the ailing health-care system can be found in a Target store in Minneapolis? To see for yourself, head down the main aisle, past greeting cards and gift wrap, tow...

CNNMoney: Aspirin for your healthcare headachesupdated: Thu Oct 14 2004 13:57:00

Your hospital bill arrives in a tangle of errors. Grandpa needs a good nursing home. And all you want is some aspirin and someone to help you figure out the right thing to do.

Nurses indicted in death of teen at Florida facilityupdated: Wed Jan 28 2004 10:18:00

Singling out the actions of two nurses as "outrageous," a Florida grand jury indicted two women on manslaughter and third-degree murder charges, finding the two women ignored calls from a dying teen for medical aid at a residential detention facility.

FSB: The Star Search Finding the right hospital can save your life.updated: Sun Oct 01 2000 00:01:00

For most of us, medical problems will be blessedly routine, and the local hospital is just fine. But when your condition is rare or complicated, you can save your life by finding the hospital that ...

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