Christopher Somellian

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Convict Conditioning 3: Explosive Calisthenics

Our ancient ancestors were incredible bodyweight athletes. Just a basic grasp of history will make you realize how true this statement is. What’s …

Do atheists in federal prison merit same rights as others? Oregon inmate says they do

An Oregon prisoner accuses the U.S. Bureau of Prisons of not providing humanists the same accommodations it affords other faiths.<p>Jason Michael Holden …

Justice Rush: For Some in California, That Felony is Now A Misdemeanor | The Takeaway | WNYC

With the passage of Proposition 47, about 10,000 inmates serving time in California may now be eligible to apply for a shortened sentence.

What Do Private Prisons Have to Do With the Upcoming Election?

In 2014, California Gov. Jerry Brown received $54,000 for his reelection campaign from GEO Group, the country’s second largest private prison …

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Texas nurse assistant may have exposed tuberculosis to 750 infants

El Paso hospital assistant showed symptoms of TB long before going on leave, meaning hundreds of babies must be tested<p>An official at a Texas hospital where a nurse assistant potentially exposed more than 750 infants to tuberculosis said Tuesday that her symptoms were discovered in July but that …

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Climate Crisis a Public-Health Emergency Too: Why Nurses Will Join Climate March Sept. 21

Early last November Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda slammed into the Philippines, leaving more than 6,000 people dead, tens of thousands injured, and many more bereft of their homes and livelihoods. The storm was called the most powerful tropical cyclone ever to make landfall.<p>Few of the international media …

Lessons From a Year as 'Just a Nurse'

I learned a lot in kindergarten, but unfortunately, and contrary to popular belief, I didn't learn everything. It felt like I learned a lot in nursing school, but it still wasn't enough. I have learned a lot in nursing, in my years thus far of being a nurse at the bedside. But most of all, I have …

Father sues Blue Cross for denying nursing care

Magazine cutouts of Michael Jackson, stylish young rockers and characters from the "Twilight" series cover the walls of Stephanie DiCara's bedroom in North Barrington, where a nurse watches closely over the ventilator that keeps the young woman alive.<p>But if her father loses a legal battle with an …

Here's Why Nurse Anesthetists Earn Over $150,000 A Year

We first discovered this while compiling our recent list of the 13 highest-paying jobs for people who don't want to sit at a desk all day. Nurse anesthetist, a job in which people safely put patients to sleep for surgery — and one that most of us know very little about, ranked second.<p>To learn more, …

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