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Veteran Nurse Drops Newborn, Fracturing Skull

He was immediately airlifted to Pittsburgh

(Newser) - Shortly after dawn Tuesday, just hours after baby Eli was born, a veteran nurse at Uniontown Hospital in rural Pennsylvania dropped him. The nurse, a 30-year veteran, allegedly fell asleep while holding Eli and he slipped out of her arms, reports the New York Daily News . After a full battery... More »

Line Drive Fractures 3-Year-Old's Skull

Girl undergoes surgery; Dodgers' Martin offers to pay

(Newser) - A 3-year-old girl underwent surgery today to repair a skull fracture suffered when a line drive screamed into the Dodger Stadium stands. Dodgers catcher Russell Martin smacked the ball past third base at about 5:30 last night, the LA Times reports. Her father was seen carrying her unresponsive body... More »

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