- Hospice worker shares perspective on being minority in field Updated: Nov-28-15 10:31 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Hospice of Huntington wasn't the first thing that Scott Leonhart thought of when he decided to become a nurse.
- Duluth facility gives away car in effort to retain nurses Updated: Nov-20-15 11:19 am
DULUTH, Minnesota - A health care facility in Duluth has gone to great lengths to recruit and retain staff amid a nursing shortage in northeastern Minnesota.
- Illinois won't limit who gets for elderly, disabled services Updated: Nov-09-15 4:21 pm
CHICAGO - Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has officially dropped plans to limit which elderly and disabled Illinois residents qualify for state-subsidized services.
- Nursing, medical students teach children how to fight stress Updated: Nov-08-15 10:27 am
JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee - People can deal with stress in unhealthy ways, finding outlets in overeating, smoking or drug abuse.
- Contra Costa County nurses to vote on tentative contract Updated: Nov-03-15 11:19 pm
MARTINEZ, California - Contra Costa County health system nurses have reached a tentative two-year contract agreement combining a 16 percent pay raise with other perks they say should help stem the tide of nurses leaving for higher-paying jobs.
- Amedisys will pay $63 million on Florida home nursing firm Updated: Nov-03-15 12:34 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana-based home health and hospice company Amedisys Inc. will acquire Florida-based Infinity HomeCare and its 15 care centers for $63 million.
- Nurses' union votes to ratify contract with Meridian Health Updated: Nov-03-15 12:25 am
NEPTUNE, New Jersey - Members of a nurses' union have voted to ratify a new contract with Meridian Health, the Jersey shore's largest employer.
- Proposed Medicaid cuts worry Ohio families in need of care Updated: Nov-02-15 10:54 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio Department of Medicaid proposal to reduce or eliminate funding for its nursing services in the coming months is causing concern for some families.
- ACLU praises quick action by Smithsonian on nursing moms Updated: Oct-29-15 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON - The Smithsonian Institution has implemented a new lactation policy after complaints from employees who said they lacked private rooms where they could pump breast milk while at work.