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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, …

Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'

Andrea Jaime was a student in Georgetown University's School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Yet before she could graduate and help others, she became a patient herself.<p>And on Tuesday, Jaime died from what the Washington school said was "apparent meningitis."<p>Her loss rattled many in the Georgetown …

Nurse refuses to do CPR: hear the 911 call

A nurse's refusal to perform CPR on a dying 87-year-old woman at a California care home despite desperate pleas from an emergency dispatcher has prompted outrage in America and spawned a criminal investigation.<p>Lorraine Bayless collapsed in the dining room of the retirement home at Glenwood Gardens …

Boston Bombing Victim Is Engaged to a Nurse He Met in the Hospital

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The bombing of the Boston Marathon this spring was a terrible ordeal for the city and the survivors, …

'If the cancer takes me, can you take my son?': Hospital nurse answers mom's prayers

When doctors told Tricia Somers that her cancer had spread, she turned to her nurse with an urgent question: "Can you raise my son if I die? If the cancer takes me, can you take my son?"<p>The two women had known each other for just a few weeks, but had formed a bond that would change both their …

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Nurse Flown to Switzerland After Child With Ebola Bit Him

GENEVA (TheBlaze/AP) — A Swiss nurse has joined the ranks of health workers evacuated from West Africa as a precaution for possible Ebola virus disease infection. The means by which this man came in contact with the bodily fluids of an infected patient though is what’s unusual: He was bitten.<p>The …

Mom With Terminal Cancer Asks Nurse To Raise Her Son

After being diagnosed with a rare, terminal form of vascular cancer in her liver, Tricia Somers asked her nurse the favor of a lifetime, though she had known her only a few weeks.<p>Somers, a 45-year-old single mother of an 8-year-old boy, Wesley, asked her nurse, Tricia Seamen, if she would take care …

Looking To Transform Healthcare? - Ask A Nurse

Traditionally, nurses have been the “face of healthcare” to the patient. According to the American Nurses Association (ANA), the nursing profession involves the “protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy …

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 …