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4 HOURS AGO - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Number of nurses growing; shortage had been anticipated

The nursing workforce in the U.S. grew more rapidly than U.S. government forecasters predicted as baby-boomer nurses delayed retirement, a study found.

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13 HOURS AGO - Baltimore Sun

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The elderly need to take extra precautions to stay hydrated

Older people face more challenges in staying hydratedKeeping the body hydrated is important for everyone, but older people may face more challenges. Amy Boulware, director of nursing for North Oaks, a senior living facility in Pikesville, talks about how medications and lifestyle may make it hard for them to stay hydrated.

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14 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Utah couple, 78 and 80, wed at nursing home

OREM, Utah (AP) - A couple sharing a fondness for pinochle is bound by a stronger tie after getting married in their Utah nursing home this week. The 80-year-old Jerry Peck and 78-year-old Carolyn Osmond wed Tuesday in matching electric wheelchairs on a patio at Treeo Senior Living. ...

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17 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Illinois patients to docs: 'What about marijuana?'

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program. Doctors are gauging whether marijuana's benefits outweigh its potential for abuse. Nursing homes are deciding whether residents will be able to keep ...

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JUL 22, 2014 - Washington Times

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Deaf educator and pioneer Robert Panara dies at 94

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Robert Panara, who lost his hearing as a child and became a leading educator of the deaf and a pioneer of studies of deaf culture, has died. He was 94. Panara died of natural causes on Sunday at the Rochester nursing home where he ...

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