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More brands find it's not a stretch to offer plus-size yoga attire
Mon May 13, 2013
Who said we wanted any of you small-minded closed off bigots to look?!
Teenage cycling prodigy leads Afghan women to new freedoms
Thu Mar 28, 2013
The author wisely puts the reminder in her article that only a little over a century ago, American women faced this same sort of challenge.
Search for love in China fuels 'ghost marriages'; grave robbing
Sun Mar 24, 2013
Consent would be implicit, since to die alone is to always be alone, and perhaps be damned to come back and haunt/snatch family members to be with you. The idea of consent, and written consent at that, is one of our modern, litigation-crazed western society.
Police investigating facility after nurse refuses to do CPR
Tue Mar 5, 2013
AMEN to that, about keeping your license....it's a sad world indeed when that has to be our motivating factor. Getting our RN's is a hard-won journey, and the fact that our license can be easily questioned/limited/lost, not to mention the red tape and such the state pays for to do that.
Man helps girlfriend with spinal cord injury cross finish line
Mon Feb 25, 2013
Godspeed and be safe on your 6,000 mile trek! I am a nurse who's worked extensively with rehab patients and it's spirits like yours and Monique's that bring me to work every day! May everything good life has to offer be yours and congratulations.
Boy's Christmas wish: Adoption of little brother caught in US-Russia spat
Mon Dec 24, 2012
@DAWG....If we'd done that a long time ago, there wouldn't be a fiscal cliff to fall off of! I agree with you completely, although the article makes me sad for all the children and families caught in this mess. Why do politicians have to "tack on" stuff like this?!
Dad of missing cancer patient, 11: 'She's in very good hands'
Wed Dec 5, 2012
California nurse - Thank you for so well stating things, and cranium before you. You make an excellent point about hospital transfers and third-party payors; the majority of folks don't know in the ins & outs of all the financial details involved in a hospital stay.
Don't thaw turkey in tub with your kids, and other helpful Thanksgiving tips
Tue Nov 20, 2012
Unlike the writer who thinks that people have to be 'ignorant' or have info 'sink into their brains,' if one actually reads the articles, many callers are older folks for whom the internet is not a familiar tool, and most are anxious and need reassurance.
First case history shows fungal meningitis can destroy brain fast
Thu Oct 18, 2012
And these are all the reasons that we "practice" medicine.....not because of insurance companies, or lack of want to save....and yes, a bit of each of us dies too when we lose a patient. Many thanks to all who have spoken to this.
Economy's long slump pushing many down the ladder
Mon Sep 10, 2012
A decade is too long to wait for improvement. Hunger doesn't wait, homelessness doesn't wait, illness doesn't wait. Why are we?
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