SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Madison Jarocha knows her life would look much different if illness had not touched her.
From an autoimmune disease that shook up her world as a teenager to broken bones...
JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire pushed by gale-force winds moved with terrifying speed toward a psychiatric nursing care facility Wednesday, leaving caregivers just 15 minutes to evacuate...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A long-awaited dream for Augusta University College of Nursing Dean Lucy Marion has finally become a reality.
The Augusta Chronicle reports on Friday, university...
LEDYARD, Conn. (AP) — Elizabeth Yeznach remembers the advertisements seeking women between the ages of 17 and 34 to work in nursing, highlighting the job as a way to be of "immediate, vital service to your country."
"They spent a tremendous amount of money making it known," Yeznach, 92, said during a recent interview in her Gales Ferry home.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Licensed Florida nurses may soon be eligible to practice in 27 other states without the red tape of getting additional licenses.
A new law that goes into effect Friday allows registered nurses and licensed practical nurses who are licensed in one Compact state to practice in any of the 27 Compact states without having to obtain additional licenses. The change comes as Florida and many other states are struggling with nursing shortages.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — With a ready smile and a colorful lab jacket over surgical scrubs, Betty Reedy is still making her rounds.
The 81-year-old registered nurse is a cheerful presence in a small package, helping patients prepare for procedures at the North Mississippi Medical Center Ambulatory Surgery Center in Tupelo.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some Democratic Missouri lawmakers on Monday tried to revive efforts to prevent cuts to in-home and nursing care for the elderly and disabled by asking the state not to seek federal approval to slash the program and calling on lawmakers to go against the governor and protect funding.
At issue is money for in-home and nursing care services through a Medicaid program for about 8,300 seniors and disabled people that faces cuts during the tight budget year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Genesis HealthCare has agreed to pay $53.6 million to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to the federal government for unnecessary therapy and substandard nursing care, the Justice Department said Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a settlement with Genesis HealthCare to resolve allegations that the company and its subsidiaries filed false claims with the U.S. government (all times local):
Genesis HealthCare says it is pleased to resolve allegations that the company and its subsidiaries had submitted false claims for unnecessary therapy and nursing care.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An abortion clinic in Pennsylvania's capital city has been accused of violating state health laws for the fourth time in six years.
State officials say a February inspection of the Hillcrest Women's Health Center in Harrisburg found the clinic didn't have a registered nurse on staff or proof that its doctor is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri's roughly $27 billion spending plan for the fiscal year beginning in July (all times local):
Missouri senators have passed a plan to prevent cuts to in-home and nursing care for seniors and people with disabilities.
Senators voted 28-5 Thursday to spend as much as $35.4 million to keep those services intact.
Republican Gov. Eric Greitens initially recommended reducing in-home and nursing care to save money.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A proposed Missouri budget plan approved by a Senate panel Thursday would make cuts to in-home and nursing care for disabled residents while slightly increasing money for public K-12 schools.