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Ct Nursing Board Disciplines 13 Nurses

May 20, 2016
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Ct Nursing Board Disciplines 13 Nurses

By Kate Farrish The Board of Examiners for Nursing has recently disciplined 13 nurses, and in nearly all of the cases, the nurses were abusing drugs or alcohol that affected their ability to practice. After a hearing this week, the board reinstated the license of Todd Stockheimer, a registered nurse who had been working...

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Three Ct College Registered Nursing Programs Placed On Conditional Status

May 19, 2016
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Three Ct College Registered Nursing Programs Placed On Conditional Status

By Kate Farrish The state Board of Examiners for Nursing on Wednesday placed the registered nursing programs at three colleges on conditional status for one year because too many students have failed the R.N. licensing exam. The programs – at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain and Gateway Community College in New Haven...

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What’s Behind Dramatic Increase In Suicides Among Girls?

May 18, 2016
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What’s Behind Dramatic Increase In Suicides Among Girls?

By Susan Campbell The incidence of suicide in nearly all age groups has increased by 24 percent since 1999—and by 200 percent among girls between the ages of 10 and 14. Theories behind such astounding unprecedented increases, reported recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, vary. Some research says that among older...

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DeLauro, Esty Announce Bill To Help Protect Children From Lead Paint

May 16, 2016
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DeLauro, Esty Announce Bill To Help Protect Children From Lead Paint

By Jenifer Frank Noting that 60,000 Connecticut children have been exposed to the toxin lead – and that more than 2,000 have levels high enough that they are lead-poisoned — U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro and Elizabeth Esty unveiled a bill Monday to help homeowners make their homes safer and better protect children. “We cannot...

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