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Crystal nurse paves way for African Amer...

CRYSTAL, Minn. (WCCO) — As COVID-19 strains hospitals, Latasha Lee continues to provide a pathway for more African Americans to enter the healthcare field. Lee is a registered nurse and owner of the Healthy Helpful Insight Healthcare Institute (HHIHI) in Crystal. Since WCCO first shared its story in July, the certified nursing assistant school has […]

Clovis Medical University partners with ...

CLOVIS, Calif. (KFSN) – A high school program at Clovis brings medical students together to share their knowledge and learn more about the healthcare field. There are 72 students in the Patient Care Career Technical Course at Clovis East High School this year. One such student is Abigail Ilagan-Esponilla, who is just under two years […]

As hospitals in shock, California tells ...

A day of waiting in the emergency room. No one to answer the phone. No one to take out the trash. And more patients are arriving every day. This is the scene unfolding in some hospitals in Southern California as the Omicron-fueled COVID-19 wave contributes to a crippling shortage of doctors, nurses and other healthcare […]

Los Fresnos high school students enter m...

LOS FRESNOS, Texas (ValleyCentral) – The ongoing pandemic has increased demand for healthcare workers around the world. Here in the Rio Grande Valley, students at Los Fresnos High School will soon enter the medical field with their newly acquired certifications. “I always knew that I had always wanted to study the medical field,” said Karen […]

Remington College offers new accelerated...

The goal of the program is to prepare graduates for entry level positions in a number of health professions, such as a patient care technician, among others. KNOXVILLE, Tennessee – Remington College in Knoxville offers a new accelerated program in an effort to alleviate the shortage of healthcare workers in Tennessee. Right now, many hospitals […]

South Korea Reimposes COVID-19 Restricti...

South Korea says it will reimpose curfews in businesses and tighten social distancing rules as the number of COVID-19 infections and severe cases hits record highs. The measures, announced Thursday, come a month and a half after the South Korean government eased restrictions as part of a “Living with COVID-19” policy. But with new infections […]

The call of duty: supporting abortion ri...

By guest contributors Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD; Morgan S. Levy, BS; and Vineet Arora, MD, MAAP In recent weeks, the United States Supreme Court has heard arguments for laws restricting access to abortion in Texas and Mississippi. Doctors across the country have been surprisingly silent. When we took the Hippocratic Oath, a vow to protect […]

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Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 9 p.m. Updated Tuesday November 30, 2021 | 10:08 p.m. Abortion rights at stake in historical Supreme Court arguments WASHINGTON (AP) – Abortion rights are at stake in the Supreme Court in landmark arguments over the landmark decision almost 50 years ago that declared a national right to […]

Germany plans full Covid lockdown and ma...

Chief physician Thomas Marx puts on his personal protective equipment (PPE) before entering the room of a patient infected with the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in an intensive care unit (ICU) at the hospital of Freising, in southern Germany. LENNART PREISS | AFP | Getty Images Germany is on the verge of deciding on stricter Covid-19 […]

A teenager from Paducah takes an interes...

Kate LeBuhn, senior at Paducah Tilghman High School, didn’t have to look too far for career ideas, having healthcare professionals for parents. “It’s hard to describe, but since I was little I have always been very intrigued by my father’s work and my mother’s. Both work in the medical field, ”she said. “It’s like hearing […]

Colorado program brings diverse students...

Mayra Dawkins found her calling as a teenage intern at Colorado Children’s Hospital, struck by the bonds between doctors and nurses and their young patients. Now, as a urology nurse on the staff at the children’s hospital, she seeks to create the same sense of connection – with a soft spot for children like her, […]

Professionals, pre-health students perse...

Nurses were working 12-hour shifts during the height of the pandemic – all without a lunch break. Hesitant about work schedules and stress, Claire Sproule almost chose a career other than that of a nurse. However, the 20-year-old UF junior nurse decided to stay in the nursing program despite the difficulties faced by her colleagues. […]

Mississippi medical field experiences st...

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Unemployment is running out and companies are looking to hire, but no one is applying. Some of the most important positions to fill are in the medical field. According to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, the greatest demand for jobs is in the medical field, particularly nurses. Tim Moore, of […]

Respiratory therapist remembers why he l...

According to the American Hospital Association, 30% of healthcare workers are considering quitting their jobs. SAN ANTONIO – Hospitals statewide are facing a nursing shortage. According to data from the Texas Department of State Health Services, trauma ward area P (in which San Antonio is located) reports only 56 intensive care beds available and a […]

A conversation with Bryan on the impact ...

Family physician Dr. Jennifer Bryan is a member of the board of directors of the Mississippi State Medical Association and served as chair of the board for several years. She was the first female physician elected to hold this leadership position. She received her undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University in microbiology, graduating magna cum […]

Protesters oppose medical vaccination wa...

HEART OF ALENE – About 200 people rallied against forced vaccines for health workers on Thursday outside Kootenai Health. People waving signs and flags stood at all four corners of US 95 and Ironwood Drive for about two hours. Many passers-by honked their horns and nodded in support. Jennifer Pinheiro, a nurse from Spokane, was […]

Smiths sells medical business to Trulli ...

Smiths Medical manufactures and supplies specialized medical equipment and consumables. Credit: Raysonho @ Open Grid Scheduler / Scalable Grid Engine. British engineering firm Smiths Group has agreed to sell Smiths Medical to Trulli Bidco, a wholly owned subsidiary of funds advised by TA Associates, in a $ 2.3 billion deal. The transaction also includes an […]

Smiths sells medical business to Trulli ...

Smiths Medical manufactures and supplies specialized medical equipment and consumables. Credit: Raysonho @ Open Grid Scheduler / Scalable Grid Engine. British engineering firm Smiths Group has agreed to sell Smiths Medical to Trulli Bidco, a wholly owned subsidiary of funds advised by TA Associates, in a $ 2.3 billion deal. The transaction also includes an […]

Despite the pandemic, interest in the me...

With the COVID-19 pandemic, there were fears of a decline in interest in the medical field. Doctors and other healthcare workers have faced unprecedented challenges. Instead, students are answering the call of medicine. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, applications to medical schools have increased by 18%. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center […]

Students ready to enter the medical fiel...

FREEDOM, Wisconsin (WBAY) – Bellin College held its open-air grand opening at the Field of Scenes Drive-in Freedom on Saturday. Students have grown from student health workers to now health professionals. “I remember I was stationed at the Bellin Hospital and I met all the people I work with now, so it’s really cool that […]

Quillen College of Medicine graduates ex...

JOHNSON CITY – Seventy-three students graduated from East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine on Thursday. Now, they will scatter near or far to complete their residency programs even as the nation and the world continues to grapple with a COVID-19 pandemic that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives in the United States […]

Home health care: New medical company ma...

LOS ANGELES (KABC) – With healthcare workers working overtime and hospitals near full capacity, getting healthcare hasn’t always been easy during the pandemic. But a company, which operates locally, is now offering home visits to provide a variety of services, from exams to COVID-19 testing. Demand for telemedicine has skyrocketed due to COVID-19, but your […]

Medical series to broadcast on your couc...

Often heroic in real life, doctors are also the heroes of some of our favorite TV series. And let’s not forget that reality is sometimes more dramatic than fiction, especially considering the selfless dedication and professionalism that has been demonstrated by healthcare workers during the COVID-19 outbreak. To once again pay tribute to their dedicated […]