Tag Archives: hospital
Dana’s near death experience
Nurses needed: In the community
Nurses needed: Maine takes action
Nurses needed: Why there is a critical shortage in Maine
Why does someone choose to become a nurse? The most common answer is to provide care to another human being. Compassionate care. In this seven-part series on nursing in Maine, we explore the challenges and rewards of being a nurse. At the moment, the nation, and especially Maine, faces a critical shortage of nurses. We look at why in part one of Nurses Needed, a Catching Health special report.
How some emergency responders are trying to keep people well and out of the hospital
If you were in the hospital, think your kids would feel helpless? See how Super Jonny copes
In 1998, Simone Colwill was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease — a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. At the time, she had a two-year-old and a three and a half-year-old and was expecting her third child. Over the years, she was in and out of the hospital, which was always hard on the children. She tried to find a book that […]
Should Hospitals Mandate Employee Flu Shots?
Lisa, who is a nurse, says she is “not one to accept most immunizations due to various health concerns.” This year, when she and other hospital employees were asked to get a flu shot, she declined, as usual. “I’m one of those people who takes very good care of my health, and use elderberry extract […]