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Nurses in Oregon take to the picket lines to demand better staffing, higher pay

Jun. 20, 2024 00:30 AM EDT

More than 3,000 nurses at six Oregon hospitals spent a second day on the picket lines Wednesday carrying signs that say, “Patients over profits” and “We're out to ensure it's safe in there,” as they continued to demand fair wages and better staffing levels. Nurses are...

An Oregon nurse faces assault charges that she stole fentanyl and replaced IV drips with tap water

Jun. 17, 2024 18:44 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A former nurse at a southern Oregon hospital is facing criminal charges that she harmed nearly four dozen patients by stealing fentanyl and replacing it with non-sterile tap water in intravenous drips. Many of the patients developed serious infections, and 16...

Anti-abortion activist who led a clinic blockade is sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison

May. 14, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An anti-abortion activist who led others on an invasion and blockade of a reproductive health clinic in the nation's capital was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly five years in prison. Lauren Handy, 30, was among several people convicted of federal civil rights...

Slain nurse's husband sues health care company, alleging it ignored employees' safety concerns

May. 06, 2024 16:38 PM EDT

The husband of a Connecticut visiting nurse who was killed during an appointment with a convicted rapist filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday, alleging her employer repeatedly ignored workers' safety concerns about treating dangerous patients. Ronald Grayson sued Elara Caring, its...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Mar. 27, 2024 07:14 AM EDT

Tampa Bay Times. March 24, 2024. Editorial: Florida school principals whipsawed on book bans Florida, which leads the nation in school book bans, is sending mixed messages to school principals. Pity the thousands of public school principals who labor in...