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Fake Nurse pleads guilty to identity theft in Dallas

A Dallas woman who stole the documentation of a registered nurse and used it to treat patients pleaded guilty to identity theft on December 9, 2015.

U.S. judge says nurse can leave home in Ebola row

New York - A U.S. judge ruled that a nurse quarantined by her home state after treating Ebola patients in Africa could leave home and frequent public places, saying she was not infectious.

U.S. nurse bikes away, despite Ebola quarantine

Washington - A U.S. nurse who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Africa took a bike ride early Thursday despite a state order to stay at home in quarantine.

Op-Ed: Why nurse in Maine should respect quarantine orders

A nurse who was quarantined in New Jersey after returning home from west Africa is refusing to remain self-quarantined in her home in Maine. Here is why we should all respect quarantine orders:

Quarantined U.S. nurse says 'made to feel like a criminal'

New York - An American nurse published a scathing account of her treatment after being put in isolation in the United States following a stint caring for Ebola patients in West Africa, saying she was made to feel like "a criminal.

Two US nurses are declared cured of Ebola

Washington - Two American nurses were declared cured of Ebola on Friday, and one was healthy enough to leave the hospital and meet President Barack Obama for a hug.

Italian nurse who took selfies with dead patients accused of murder

Rome - An Italian nurse who took photographs of herself with dead patients has been accused of murdering one of them and may be behind the deaths of dozens of others, according to Italian media reports.

Belgian doctor says she 'drank vodka' before fatal Caesarean

Pau - A Belgian anaesthetist has admitted she drank vodka before assisting at a Caesarean in which a woman of British origin died in France last month, a French court heard Tuesday.

Spain Ebola patient at 'serious risk' of dying

Madrid - The Spanish nurse infected with Ebola is at "serious risk" of dying from the disease after her condition worsened on Thursday, officials said.

Pro-life nurse claims religious bias in Sweden

A Swedish midwife has reported her former employers for religious discrimination, after she would not assist with abortions at a hospital in southern Sweden. She claims they discriminated when they would not extend her contract.

Mom sues hospital for forcibly ejecting her dying son

A North Carolina mother is accusing hospital security guards of forcibly ejecting her son, despite the fact that he was dying.

Medical staff to help police with mental health cases

London - The U.K. government has embarked upon a new scheme where trained nurses will assist police officers attending to mental health emergencies.

Campaign launched for African healthcare workers

A campaign has been launched to provide training for healthcare providers in sub-Saharan Africa. This is part of UN sustainable development initiative.

Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 dispatcher's plea

An elderly woman who was being cared for at a retirement facility in California died after a nurse at the facility refused to perform CPR after the woman collapsed.

'Canterbury Cannibal' arrested, ties to 'Cannibal Cop' revealed

Canterbury - Law enforcement officials in Canterbury, England have searched the garden of a British nurse who allegedly inspired and encouraged NYPD's "Cannibal Cop".

Photo Essay: Media not welcome at 2Day FM after hoax call suicide Special

Sydney - Camera shy 2Day FM were in damage limitation mode as over zealous security guards tried to ensure that the company logo at their offices at 50 Goulburn Street, Sydney, was not photographed.

Nurse involved in Duchess of Cambridge prank call found dead

London - This week a prank call to the hospital where Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton was being treated made the news again. Today it is being reported that the nurse who handled that call has been found dead from an apparent suicide.

Egyptian hospital staff arrested for baby selling operation

Cairo - Egyptian police officials have announced the arrest of five individuals who were involved in a baby selling operation at a Cairo hospital.

Woman plagued by condition that causes 100 orgasms daily

Some may think it's a problem they wouldn't mind having, but for a New Jersey woman, having up to 100 orgasms a day is a medical problem she would love to cure.

Nurses banned from exposing excessive cleavage in UK

Hertford - New guidelines have been issued by the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, informing British nurses of local hospitals to cover up.

Nurse charged with sexually assaulting senior

Toronto - An employee at the Castleview Nursing Home in Toronto was arrested today after a female resident was sexually assaulted during the early morning hours.

Nurse reunites with her father in the hospital after 41 years

A nurse has been reunited with her father when he was admitted into the hospital she works at after 41 years of being apart.

Nurse who filled in for strikers kidnapped in South Africa

Durban - Strikers from a hospital in South Africa’s coastal KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province have abducted a non-union nurse who had gone in to help with nursing duties, KZN authorities say.

Nursing fatigue threatens patients

Nursing is a demanding job. Due to budget cuts and staffing shortages, nurses are being pushed harder than ever-at a cost to patients, a report states.

Christian nurse ordered to remove crucifix or lose her job

In a hospital where Muslim doctors wear headscarves for their religious faith, a Christian nurse was "forced to choose between her job and her faith" after being ordered to remove her crucifix.

Nurse leaves 'impatient' nursing a broken arm

A knife-artist in Australia picked the wrong girl. A nurse with a martial arts black belt left her attacker nursing a broken arm.

Nurse Indicted For Using Bleach as Deadly Weapon

Most of us think of bleach as a whitener used for the laundry or to sterilize the bathroom, but a nurse was indicted for using it as a deadly weapon and killing five people and injuring five others.

Air Force Nurse Charged With Murder

An Air Force was formally charged in military court with deliberately administering lethal amounts of medication to three terminally ill patients. Read on for details and…stay away from Wilford Hall Air Force Hospital if you are not feeling well.

MSF Withdraws Workers After Abductions in Darfur

Medecins Sans Frontiers withdrew its aid workers from Sudan's Darfur region following the abduction Wednesday evening of five staff from its Belgian branch in Khartoum.

Obama Alarmed Over U.S. Nurse Shortage, Health Expansion Crimped

President Obama expresses alarm over potential usage of foreign-trained nurses, as the ongoing shortage in nursing threatens to curtail the Democrat's ambitious national healthcare roll-out.
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A nurse wearing blue gloves administers a vaccine into a male patient's arm.
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Kaci Hickox, has been caring for Ebola patients while working with Doctors Without Borders in Sierra Leone. She is the first person in New Jersey placed under a mandatory 21-day quarantine at a New Jersey hospital
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A nurse in Markham, Ontario
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The comedy nurse's costume before the change
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My Mother and I both working in the hospital in Telemetry.
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London: Façade of King-Edward VII Hospital
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