Shannon Flaherty

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Emergency rooms are shouldering a growing load of substance abuse and mental health patients

VIRGINIA BEACH<p>The hospital gowns are paper instead of cloth to keep people from using them to hang themselves.<p>The rooms are free of monitors and …

Vaccine Skeptic Message Gets Bolder

HOUSTON — It’s Sage’s fifth birthday. She’s wearing a pin that tells the world, and she’s carrying a sign, too.<p>“Today is my 5th B-day,” it reads. “Denied school because I don’t have 39 vaccines.”<p>Sage’s mom, Dene Shulze-Alva, has brought her to Houston from Los Angeles to protest against vaccine …

10 signs you're a burned-out ER nurse

Ron Chapple Studios | ThinkStock + Scrubs<p>“Never, ever lie to your ER nurse. Their BS detectors are excellent, and you lose all credibility when you …

Joint Commission warns hospitals that alarm fatigue is putting patients at risk

The national organization that accredits hospitals warned Monday that the constant beeping of alarms on patient monitors de­sensitizes caregivers, …

Introverts think they won't like being leaders but they are capable

Introverts often don’t think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts …

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