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Crystal Honald, a clinical nurse specialist at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, has been part of Southern Illinois Healthcare for two years. She was inspired to be a nurse by seeing others in action as her cousin and grandfather dealt with serious medical issues when she was younger.
Nurse Leeann Jones, shown on the job at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Ill., spent much of her childhood at the hospital, where her mother worked. In 1979, after graduating from St. Louis University, she began a career of her own at the facility, where she now serves as director of patient care …
CARBONDALE, Ill. | Leeann Jones and Crystal Honald both followed personal connections to a career in nursing at Southern Illinois Healthcare. Their stories are different, but their goals are the same.
UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University is presenting “Leadership in an Era of Health Care Reform: Quality and Patient Safety Implications” at 6 p.m. April 2 in Sherman Hall on GSU’s University Park campus. The program is free and open to the public.
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passes as tight end Delanie Walker waits to run a route during practice Wednesday in New Orleans.
WASHINGTON | America's historic health care overhaul, certain now to touch virtually every citizen's life, narrowly survived an election-year battle at the Supreme Court on Thursday with the improbable help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts.
HAZEL CREST, Ill. | Advocate South Suburban Hospital has honored five associates as MVP Value Leaders for the first quarter of 2012. The MVP, which stands for Mission, Value and Philosophy program, recognizes associates, physicians and volunteers who go above and beyond in demonstrating Advo…
Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest has honored employees for their work ethic with MVP awards. Pictured from left are Edward Niemiec, Matthew Simpson, Pamela Schopp-Young and Jean Corsiglia. Not pictured is Onika Wilson.
CHICAGO | The nation's largest nurses union has gained a bigger footprint in the Chicago area with a vote by nurses at Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center to join National Nurses United.
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BALTIMORE — Sabrina Oliver looked forward to good schools and safer streets when she moved her family from her crime-ridden and trash-strewn West Baltimore neighborhood to the suburbs, but was surprised to discover another benefit as well — a dramatic improvement in their health.
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If a proposed law passes, California teens under 18 will need a fake ID to use tanning beds. Citing skin cancer risks, legislators in at least 21 other states have debated bills this year to ban or restrict tanning bed use by minors.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Every 2010 graduate of Prairie State College's nursing program has passed the licensing exam on the first attempt.
Indianapolis already has the worst bus system of any major city in the nation. But it soon could get much worse.
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CHICAGO (AP) — A couple on Medicare got a rebate check to help with prescription drug costs. A Chicago man with diabetes got health insurance through a new government program. And a Philadelphia businessman is hoping his company will qualify for a tax credit.
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If Gov. Mitch Daniels and others in state government believe an internal review will put to rest questions about the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission's cozy relationship with Duke Energy, they're mistaken. An ethical breach that has led to the firings or resignations of four men demands…
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