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Nurse Dies After Being Pushed to Ground in NYC

Philippine consulate calls for action after death of Maria Ambrocio

(Newser) - New York City mayoral candidate Eric Adams is calling for changes to be made following the death of a 58-year-old nurse who was knocked to the ground in Times Square Friday. Maria Ambrocio, an oncology nurse in a community hospital in New Jersey, hit her head on the pavement after...

Charges: VA Nurse Got at Least $150 per Vaccination Card

Informant posed as a buyer during investigation

(Newser) - Since coronavirus vaccination cards became a feature of pandemic life, authorities have said they've thwarted schemes to sell fake cards . Investigators say a Veterans Affairs nurse in Michigan was selling the real thing, going so far as to provide her customers with genuine lot numbers. Bethann Kierczak was arrested...

Nurse Who Found Bodies Sues Over Trauma
Nurse Who
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Nurse Who Found Bodies Sues Estate

Businessman had shot his wife, then himself in their mansion

(Newser) - A home health nurse who discovered the bodies of a Minnesota businessman and his wife in a murder-suicide case is suing their estate and seeking damages for emotional trauma. Lisa Ann Hayes walked in on a grisly scene in April 2019 at the Lake Minnetonka mansion of Irwin and Alexandra...

These Are the Jobs Your Partner Wishes You Had

Zippia lists most, least attractive jobs for a partner from the perspective of men and women

(Newser) - Working in health care probably doesn't feel all that sexy during a pandemic. But it does look that way in a new survey. Zippia asked 1,000 workers about what common jobs they thought were most attractive for a romantic partner out of a list of 250, and the...

This Nurse Is Trapped in a Lighthouse Watching Movies
This Nurse Is Trapped in a
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This Nurse Is Trapped in a Lighthouse Watching Movies

Lisa Enroth won 'Isolated Cinema' contest to hole up on remote Swedish isle, view film fest premieres

(Newser) - While many people are tiring of being stuck at home binge-watching Netflix during the pandemic, one health-care worker is taking it to the next level. Mashable reports that Lisa Enroth, a nurse from Skoevde, Sweden, is now hunkered down on the nation's barren Pater Noster island, holed up inside...

He Was Giving the COVID Shot When He Saw the Ring

Paramedic Robby Vargas-Cortes proposes to nurse inoculating him: his boyfriend, Eric Vander Lee

(Newser) - Good news: Your fiance snagged an appointment to get the coronavirus vaccine. Better news: You're the nurse who has the honor of administering it to him. Best news of all: He proposes to you right before you stick the needle in his arm. That's the sweet story out...

Nurse Who Went Viral on TikTok Is Out of a Job

She no longer works for the hospital where she filmed video

(Newser) - The Oregon nurse who bragged on TikTok about disregarding COVID guidelines appears to be out of a job, at least at the hospital where she worked when the video was posted. "The nurse in question is no longer employed with Salem Health," the hospital told BuzzFeed News in...

She Avoided COVID for Months. A Generous Act Undid It All

NJ nurse's mother gave ride home to a friend with a cough

(Newser) - A New Jersey nurse who works in a nursing home and is "well versed in COVID-19 safety protocols" had managed to keep herself and her immediate family safe from the virus since the pandemic started earlier this year. That streak recently came to an end, however, after what NorthJersey....

Nurse's TikTok COVID Video May Cost Her a Job

Oncology nurse in Oregon placed on leave after boasting about flouting restrictions off duty

(Newser) - An oncology nurse in Oregon could potentially end up out of a job after posting a video on TikTok about how she disregards COVID restrictions while off duty. "When my coworkers find out I still travel, don’t wear a mask when I’m out and let my kids...

Wife of Top Military Officer Was the Hero on Veterans Day

Hollyanne Milley, wife of JCoS leader Mark Milley, saved veteran who collapsed at ceremony

(Newser) - As the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the nation's top military officer, Gen. Mark Milley is the one used to attracting attention at Veterans Day events. This year, however, his wife, Hollyanne, was the one who made headlines by saving a veteran's life during a...

She Rushed to Help a COVID-19 Patient. She Died 14 Days Later

Nurse's colleagues say LA hospital did not provide adequate protective gear

(Newser) - When a COVID-19 patient on her ward stopped breathing, nurse Celia Marcos rushed into his room to help the "code blue" patient without stopping to try to obtain a scarce N95 face mask. She died of the disease 14 days later in the hospital where she worked for more...

Police: 5 Newborns Poisoned in Same Ward

German authorities are poised to charge nurse with attempted manslaughter

(Newser) - Doctors were stumped when five babies struggled to breathe at a German hospital. Then came urine tests, a police probe, and a painful find: breast milk mixed with morphine in a syringe in a nurse's locker at the University Hospital of Ulm. Now the nurse has been arrested and...

Teen's Breast-Implant Surgery Went Terribly Wrong: Parents

Emmalyn Nguyen's parents sue the doctor and anesthetist

(Newser) - The parents of a Colorado teen are suing her plastic surgeon after her breast-enhancement surgery went horribly wrong, NBC News reports. Emmalyn Nguyen, 18, suffered cardiac arrest and was severely brain-damaged during the August procedure, the family says. They blame the doctor, Geoffrey Kim, and anesthetist, Rex Meeker, who allegedly...

'Extremely Emotional' Tribute for Nurse Who Gave Her All

More than 100 co-workers lined hospital hall to honor late Mary Desin before organ transplant

(Newser) - If you happened to be at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Hamot hospital on Friday, you may have stumbled across what a nurse's son described as an "extremely emotional" scene in one of the hallways. That nurse, per ABC News , was Mary Desin, an employee of...

With No Training, Woman Worked as a Nurse for 20 Years

Fired employee used license number of someone with the same name

(Newser) - A woman who had no training or certification worked as a nurse for 20 years before being caught and fired, Quebec's Order of Nurses says. She worked in several different departments in a hospital in Jonquière, Quebec, including surgery, the CBC reports, using the license number of another...

Red Cross Breaks 5-Year Silence on Kidnapped Nurse

Louisa Akavi may be alive, 5 years after being taken by ISIS

(Newser) - Her name is Louisa Akavi, and the world is far more familiar with her onetime cell mate: American aid worker Kayla Mueller . Both were kidnapped by ISIS, and while Mueller was killed while in custody, Akavi is believed to be still alive. Akavi is a 62-year-old New Zealand nurse, and...

Ruling on Nurse Ends 'Ordeal' for Hawking Family

Physicist's former nurse, Patricia Dowdy, banned after several allegations of improper care

(Newser) - Patricia Dowdy, one of Stephen Hawking's former nurses, has been banned by a UK professional regulator for not providing adequate care to him, per the Guardian . Dowdy, 61, had cared for the theoretical physicist for eight years, but she was suspended in 2016 by the Nursing and Midwifery Council...

Ariz. Nurse Accused of Rape Has His Day in Court

Prosecutors say Nathan Sutherland is father of baby born to incapacitated patient

(Newser) - A nurse facing criminal charges in the rape of an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a long-term care facility in Phoenix pleaded not guilty Tuesday. The only comments by Nathan Dorceus Sutherland came when he identified himself to the court and stated his birthdate, the AP reports. Afterward,...

Cops: Fired Valet Brutally Killed Nurse Found in Parking Garage

Kenneth Freeman says he 'deliberately and purely murdered' Carlie Beaudin

(Newser) - The nurse practitioner found frozen under a vehicle at a Milwaukee County hospital was brutally murdered by a former valet, authorities say. Kenneth Freeman, who was fired by a parking services provider at Froedtert Hospital in October, has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of 33-year-old Carlie...

Arrest Made in Case of Woman Who Gave Birth at Care Home
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Nurse Who Cared for Woman Who Gave Birth Is Arrested

Police say DNA from Nathan Sutherland, 36, matched that of baby boy

(Newser) - Phoenix police on Wednesday announced an arrest in the case of an incapacitated woman who gave birth in December at Hacienda HealthCare facility. The Arizona Republic reports the Phoenix police crime lab on Tuesday determined the baby boy's DNA matched that of 36-year-old Nathan Sutherland, who was compelled to...

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