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Editor’s Dose: A thank-you letter to nurses

FROM MID-FEBRUARY to about mid-April, my family was at the doctor’s office a lot. The late-spreading flu season (although none of us in our household ever actually caught the flu

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Top Docs Feature: Q&A with Delanie and Gordon Watson

Patients talk with CFHN about their healthcare provider, Dr. Japinder Singh “MY HUSBAND was very, very sick when I met him,” says Delaine Watson. Gordon had all manner of problems

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Answering the call of nursing

Local RNs talk about what it takes to provide excellent patient care SOME JOBS ARE MORE than an occupation; they are a calling. Nursing is one of those professions; it

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Pop quiz on getting a nursing education

Test your knowledge before you join this fast-growing field THEY’RE EVERYWHERE: in schools, hospitals, in our homes, at the doctor’s offices, in military installations, and more. They’re nurses, and they

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Take it from a nurse who knows!

Four things you should expect during your hospital stay FROM THE TIME you arrive and are admitted, throughout your treatment, and until the time you are discharged, there are some

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Celebrating Black History Month with a look at local African-Americans in medicine

ALEX ALEXANDER Registered Nurse Bartow Regional Medical Center As a black registered nurse from North Carolina, 56-year-old Alex Alexander has had his run-ins with prejudice. But he’s learned to remember

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Caregivers: Our extended family

  Thursday, June 17th was the national observation of Nurse Assistant Day, which kicked-off a week of honoring all nursing assistants around the country. Nursing assistants serve under many different