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Man arrested in connection with Jackson Memorial Hospital threats

<b>MIAMI</b> - A South Florida man was arrested Friday, a week after a threat was made to shoot up Jackson Memorial Hospital.<p>Juvane Hylton appeared to …

Crime

‘We had a nurse almost strangled with IV tubing’

Opioid crackdown, mental health crises aggravate violence in ERs.<p>Violence is growing in American ERs, fed by patient anger over their inability to get painkillers and rising health care bills, as well as the proliferation of gangs and untreated mental illness.<p>“I got a black eye in a psych room when …

Mental Health

New Florida Laws: Marriage age, opioids, criminal records

<b>TALLAHASSEE, Fla.</b> - There are 105 new laws going into effect in Florida this weekend.<p>Sunday marks the start of the state's new fiscal year and nearly …

Miami

The Burnout Crisis in American Medicine

Are electronic medical records and demanding regulations contributing to a historic doctor shortage?<p>During a recent evening on call in the hospital, I was asked to see an elderly woman with a failing kidney. She’d come in feeling weak and short of breath and had been admitted to the cardiology …

Health Care

Hospital drugs policy killed 456 patients. Now families want justice

<b>Portsmouth, UK (CNN) —</b> The relatives of more than 450 patients who died after being over-prescribed drugs while in hospital have called for the British government to accept culpability for their deaths.<p>A report released Wednesday by an independent panel concluded that a physician at the Gosport War …

Urinary Tract Infection

Climate of complacency: Administration cannot assure hospital security

At least twice in two months, staffers at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center saw two different acts of violence.<p>At one point in the beginning of …

Hanover Reducing The Risk Of Violence In Hospitals News Centre News

The Ministry of Labour has been busy visiting the Hanover and District Hospital, South Bruce Grey Health Centre and Grey Bruce Health Services over …

Strategies to Mitigate Healthcare Workplace Violence Threats

Years ago there were only a handful of professions in which employees left for work thinking “am I going to make it back home safe today?” The …

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

Demographics

Radio calls raise questions about school shooting response

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — As deputies began responding to last month's deadly Florida school shooting, the school's armed resource officer radioed …

Radio errors caused confusion for police responding to Parkland shooting

<b>(CNN)</b> - As a gunman killed petrified students and staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month, officers outside were having …

Demoralized West Wing stokes fears over Trump’s capacity to handle a crisis

The president has embraced chaos since the beginning, but the past week's drama has left staffers dangerously depleted.<p>Chaos here, backlash there, shock everywhere. And in Washington and around the globe another gasping chorus of WTF commentary: reckless, not normal, reality show run amok.<p>And so …

First Human Case From New Bird Flu: How Many More Strains Are Out There?

On Christmas Day last year, a 68-year-old woman in southern China came down with the flu. A week later she was hospitalized.<p>The woman eventually recovered, but she spent three weeks in the hospital.<p>The culprit? H7N4, a new type of bird flu.<p>"This is the first case of human infection with avian …

Alcohol damages the brain more than marijuana, study finds

<b>BOULDER, Colo.</b> - A new study claims alcohol does more damage to the brain than marijuana.<p>Using existing imaging data that looked at the effects of …

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Google

Family of patient found at a cold bus stop demands justice

<b>(CNN) —</b> A young patient, dressed only in a thin, hospital gown and tube socks, was left standing outside by a bus stop earlier this month after being discharged from a Baltimore hospital, as seen in a viral video.<p>A passerby recorded the incident and posted the video online, which sparked widespread …

Justice

Chicago Area Hospital Nurses: Workplace Violence Isn’t Routinely Reported, Tracked

An investigative report conducted by a Chicago television station has found that hospitals in the city aren’t regularly tracking workplace violence …

New Study Reveals Toxic Environment of Physical and Sexual Violence Against Staff in Ontario Hospitals

TORONTO, November 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p>A life-altering concussion, shattered faces, fractured bones, lost teeth, bites and brain injury. These are …

Drug that makes people strip, bark taking over parts of US

Otherwise normal folks suddenly running naked, screaming through the streets and breaking into homes? That kind of bizarre and sometimes dangerous …

South Florida businesses suffer from ADA 'drive-by' lawsuits

<b>MIAMI</b> - The fight over disabled rights has led to Florida being No. 2 in the country when it comes to Americans with Disabilities Act public …

Hospital staff rally in Ottawa for more beds, end to funding cuts

Hospital staff across the province are calling on the Ontario government to increase funding for hospitals and long-term care facilities and add more …

Hospital to get security overhaul

SECURITY at Echuca Regional Health is set to improve thanks to a boost in funding aimed at stamping out violence at hospitals.<p>ERH will receive …

There’s a ‘poisonous dynamic among white people’ over who’s to blame for racism

“This is a really poisonous dynamic in this country between white people.”<p>To further my education in the political motivations of the white working-class and their support of President Trump, I read “White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America” by Joan C. Williams. I’m so used to …

Society

Palm Beach County deputy caught on camera breaking into home, family says

<b>BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.</b> - A Palm Beach County deputy was captured on surveillance video last month breaking into an 85-year-old man's home in Boynton …

Lawsuit: Woman had unnecessary mastectomy, hysterectomy based on mistaken diagnosis

This article first appeared on The Oregonian/OregonLive<p>A 36-year-old southern Oregon woman underwent a double mastectomy and a hysterectomy based on genetic tests that medical professionals mistakenly said showed she carried cancer-causing genes, she claims in a $1.8 million lawsuit.<p>Elisha …

Cancer

10 Toxic Leadership Characteristics, Attributes and Traits

Toxic leadership often causes employee dissatisfaction, low productivity, interdepartmental conflict, stagnant innovation, and a high turnover …

Las Vegas Gunman May Have First Planned to Attack Chance the Rapper and Lorde Concert

Stephen Paddock rented condos overlooking the ‘Life Is Beautiful’ festival last month, a senior law enforcement source tells The Daily Beast.<p>LAS …

As Las Vegas grieves, investigators struggle to uncover motive behind shooting rampage

Investigators trying to determine what sparked the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history have found the massacre to be the work of a sophisticated planner with the means and desire to inflict unprecedented carnage.<p>But on the second full day after Stephen Paddock smashed out the windows of …

Los Angeles