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Nursing (INACTIVE)

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  • PASSINGS: Bill Monroe, John Strauss

    PASSINGS: Bill Monroe, John Strauss
    Bill Monroe Host of NBC's 'Meet the Press' Bill Monroe, 90, who hosted the long-running Washington political television show "Meet the Press" for nearly a decade, died Thursday at a Washington-area nursing home. Monroe was the NBC show's fourth...
  • Nancy Wake dies at 98; Australian spied against Nazis in France

    Nancy Wake dies at 98; Australian spied against Nazis in France
    Australian Nancy Wake, who as a spy became one the Allies' most decorated servicewomen for her role in the French Resistance during World War II, has died in London, officials said. She was 98. Code-named "The White Mouse" by the Gestapo during the war,...
  • Waiting in the dark with Dad

    Waiting in the dark with Dad
    In the first decade of the 1900s, a Spanish couple boarded a ship in Malaga and sailed to Hawaii to work in the sugar cane fields. They later continued to California, opened a small grocery store an hour east of San Francisco and raised six children,...
  • Homes for the hardest of the hard-core homeless

    Homes for the hardest of the hard-core homeless
    The searchers carved skid row into quadrants and advanced in small groups, aiming flashlights into the cold. They moved between nylon tents and cardboard lean-tos in the Toy District, where junkies had stripped the streetlights and left whole blocks in...
  • When death is certain, but dignity is not

    When death is certain, but dignity is not
    Last time I wrote about my dad, he'd taken a fall in his bedroom, couldn't get up, but didn't want yet another ride in an ambulance. So my mother got down on the floor with him, pulled up a blanket and they went to sleep. This time they went down...
  • Needy elderly will pay the price for cuts in Medi-Cal

    Needy elderly will pay the price for cuts in Medi-Cal
    When you have a loved one approaching the end, you feel like you're walking along the edge of a cliff in the dark, but at least you've got plenty of company. I'm still sifting through hundreds of responses to my July 17 column about my dad, who took a...
  • Having to think about the unthinkable

    Having to think about the unthinkable
    "I could show you case after case," said Dr. Neil S. Wenger. "I could bet you million-to-1 odds these patients would not want to be in this situation." He was talking about patients in critical condition who are "attached to machines, being kept alive"...
  • An old diary throws him a curve

    An old diary throws him a curve
    Reporting from Orange, Va. On the 19th page of the diary, I saw it. "Spence Mozingo came to . . . get boards for covering the Tob[acco] house." I clasped the back of my head in disbelief. Francis Taylor, a close cousin of James Madison, had kept a...
  • Not ready to die, but prepared

    Not ready to die, but prepared
    The cancer that started 11 years ago has now ravaged the body of Freddie Ramos. It attacked a kidney first, then a lung, and the 57-year-old family man knows that death waits in the near distance. He's not ready to go, he says, but he's prepared....
  • Mom says nurse accused of incompetence should have had license revoked

     
    A nurse who cared for a drug overdose patient who later died should have had her nursing license revoked by the California nursing board after she was accused of incompetence, the patient’s mother said....
  • 'Mad Men' recap: Fright night

     
    "Mad Men" travels to the dark side--the really, really dark side....