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Global Nurses United News Round-Up

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Mon, 2016-11-07

November 4, 2016

 

Global

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/nurse-patient-ratio-found-to-be-key-to-stroke-survival/7012974.article

Headline: Nurse staffing levels are the ‘surprise’ key to stroke survival, finds study

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Australia

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/hospital-workers-treated-like-punching-bags--one-attacked-every-hour-in-victoria-20161029-gsdnja.html

Headline: Hospital workers 'treated like punching bags' - one attacked every hour in Victoria

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Australia

http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4269595/joining-forces-over-plan/?cs=12

Headline: Emergency workers unite to keep Shellharbour Hospital public

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Australia

https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/nurses-union-keep-maitland-hospital-public

Headline: Nurses union: Keep Maitland Hospital public

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Australia

http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/news/geelong/barwon-health-cost-cutting-fuels-fears-of-elective-surgery-waiting-list-blowout/news-story/2b662d30470c666ab5b4b2113373ab26

Headline: Barwon Health cost cutting fuels fears of elective surgery waiting list blowout

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Australia

http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4261056/rallying-to-keep-hospitals-public/?cs=12

Headline: Health unions planning rally at Shellharbour Hospital

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Brazil

http://www.infonet.com.br/noticias/saude/ler.asp?id=192985

Manchete: Enfermeiros de Aracaju retomam greve no dia 8

Headline: Aracaju nurses resume strike on the 8th

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Canada

http://www.newstalk770.com/syn/60/181506/camh-workers-holding-info-picket-wednesday-re-violence-against-staff

Headline: CAMH Workers Holding Info Picket Wednesday Re: Violence Against Staff

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Canada

http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/alberta-faces-hard-limits-on-spending-notley-warns-nurses-union

Headline: Alberta faces 'hard limits' on spending, Notley warns nurses union

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Canada

http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/djclimenhaga/2016/10/never-mind-evidence-expert-unpacks-albertas-unending-experiment-

Headline: Never mind the evidence! An expert unpacks Alberta's unending experiment in health care staffing

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Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/atlantique/2016/10/27/013-acadie-nouveau-brunswick-infirmieres-loi-securite-violence.shtml

Titre: Les infirmières du N.-B. veulent plus de protection face à la violence

Headline: Nurses want more workplace violence protection

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Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/nurses-violence-workplace-hazard-1.3825446

Headline: Nurses want province to clearly define violence as workplace hazard

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Canada

http://globalnews.ca/news/3029511/legislation-needed-to-prevent-workplace-violence-nb-nurses-union/

Headline: Legislation needed to prevent workplace violence: NB Nurses Union

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Canada

http://vocm.com/news/nurses-call-for-staffing-review/

Headline: Nurses Call For Staffing Review

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Dominican Republic

http://hoy.com.do/cmd-declara-cabral-y-baez-en-estado-de-emergencia/

Titular: CMD declara Cabral y Báez en estado de emergencia

Headline: CMD declares Cabral y Báez in state of emergency

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Dominican Republic

https://elsoldelaflorida.com/brote-de-tuberculosis-afecta-pacientes-del-cabral-y-baez-enfermeras-harian-caminata/

Titular: Brote de tuberculosis afecta pacientes del Cabral y Báez. Enfermeras harían caminata

Headline: TB outbreak affects patients of Cabral y Báez. Nurses could walk

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Ghana

http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/health/We-run-the-mental-home-with-our-savings-Psychiatric-nurses-tell-gov-t-482982

Headline: We run the mental home with our savings - Psychiatric nurses tell gov't

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Ghana

http://pulse.com.gh/health/salary-arrears-nurses-midwives-to-strike-on-november-14-id5669706.html

Headline: Nurses, midwives to strike on November 14

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Ghana

http://pulse.com.gh/health/accra-psychiatric-hospital-nurses-strike-over-dangerous-working-environment-id5681590.html

Headline: Nurses strike over 'dangerous working environment'

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Ghana

http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/health/Nurses-threaten-national-strike-481828

Headline: Nurses threaten national strike

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Ghana

http://www.starrfmonline.com/1.10112481

Headline: Psychiatric nurses declare indefinite strike

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Ghana

http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Accra-Psychiatric-nurses-on-strike-482358

Headline: Accra Psychiatric nurses on strike

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Ghana

http://www.thestatesmanonline.com/index.php/politics/2660-nana-akomea-mahama-out-of-touch-with-realities-facing-ghanaians

Headline: Nana Akomea: Mahama out of touch with realities facing Ghanaians

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Ghana

http://citifmonline.com/2016/11/01/registered-nurses-and-midwives-threaten-strike/

Headline: Registered nurses and midwives threaten strike

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Ghana

https://www.newsghana.com.gh/psychiatric-nurses-begins-indefinite-strike-today/

Headline: Psychiatric Nurses Begins Indefinite Strike Today

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Ghana

https://www.newsghana.com.gh/mahama-vows-to-resolve-psychiatric-hospital-standoff/

Headline: Mahama Vows to Resolve Psychiatric Hospital Standoff

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Ghana

http://www.peacefmonline.com/pages/local/health/201611/296886.php

Headline: I’ll Solve Psychiatric Hosp. Issues - Prez Mahama

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Ghana

https://www.newsghana.com.gh/accra-psychiatric-hospital-to-discharge-patients/

Headline: Accra Psychiatric Hospital To Discharge Patients

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Ghana

http://pulse.com.gh/health/mental-hospital-accra-psychiatric-hospital-wont-shut-down-mahama-id5689623.html

Headline: Accra Psychiatric Hospital won't shut down - Mahama

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Ghana

http://www.myjoyonline.com/politics/2016/november-1st/i-am-unaware-of-challenges-facing-accra-psychiatric-hospital-mahama.php

Headline: I am unaware of Accra Psychiatric Hospital strike – Mahama

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Ghana

http://french.china.org.cn/foreign/txt/2016-11/01/content_39616517.htm

Titre: Ghana : grève des infirmières psychiatriques

Headline: Ghana: psychiatric nurses on strike

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India

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=330735

Headline: Public health services in Ggn affected after paramedical staff go on strike

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Ireland

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/nurses-to-take-radical-action-over-staff-crisis-35184418.html

Headline: Nurses to take 'radical action' over staff crisis

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Ireland

https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/irish-hospitals-have-more-than-450-patients-waiting-for-beds-today-762196.html

Headline: Irish hospitals have more than 450 patients waiting for beds today

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Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/two-elderly-patients-spend-two-days-on-tallaght-hospital-trolleys-1.2846141

Headline: Two elderly patients spend two days on Tallaght Hospital trolleys

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Ireland

http://www.kildare-nationalist.ie/2016/10/28/this-is-how-many-people-are-waiting-for-a-bed-in-hospitals-across-the-country-2/

Headline: This is how many people are waiting for a bed in hospitals across the country

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Ireland

http://www.carlow-nationalist.ie/2016/10/27/here-is-the-number-of-people-waiting-for-hospital-beds-in-ireland-today/

Headline: Here is the number of people waiting for hospital beds in Ireland today

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Ireland

http://www.midlands103.com/news-centre/new-mullingar-hospital-ed-open-staffing-concerns-addressed/

Headline: New Mullingar Hospital ED To Open After Staffing Concerns Addressed

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Ireland

http://www.leitrimobserver.ie/news/home/221748/9-patients-on-trolleys-in-sligo-hospital.html

Headline: 9 patients on trolleys in Sligo Hospital

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Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/waterford-hospital-to-close-ten-beds-over-nurse-shortage-1.2847471

Headline: Waterford hospital to close ten beds over nurse shortage

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Ireland

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/winter-of-discontent-how-the-unions-and-government-are-playing-a-highstakes-game-35167931.html

Headline: Winter of discontent: How the unions and Government are playing a high-stakes game

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Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/garda-strike-inevitable-unless-progress-made-by-wednesday-1.2848919

Headline: Garda strike inevitable unless progress made by Wednesday

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Ireland

http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/number-waiting-for-hospital-beds-rising-towards-400-761998.html

Headline: Number waiting for hospital beds rising towards 400

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Ireland

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/consultant-supports-prison-sentences-for-those-who-assault-hospital-staff-428408.html

Headline: Consultant supports prison sentences for those who assault hospital staff

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Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/government-offer-to-garda-may-motivate-other-union-requests-1.2851166

Headline: Government offer to Garda may motivate other union requests

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Kenya

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/10/31/harmonise-our-pay-or-we-will-call-a-nationwide-strike-says-nurses_c1446544

Headline: Harmonise our pay or we will call a nationwide strike, says nurses’ union

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Kenya

http://www.mediamaxnetwork.co.ke/news/267832/nurses-want-health-ps-resign-sh5b-scam/

Headline: Nurses want Health PS to resign over Sh5b scam

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Kenya

http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/I-will-not-resign-Health-minister-Mailu-says/539546-3433792-6wtnarz/

Headline: I will not resign, Health minister Mailu says

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Kenya

http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/health/article/2000221374/pressure-mounts-on-muraguri-to-quit-as-eacc-storms-ministry

Headline: Pressure mounts on Muraguri to quit as EACC storms ministry

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Kenya

http://www.nation.co.ke/news/A-commission-to-probe-report-of-Sh5bn-scandal-to-be-launched/1056-3434724-3pndkm/

Headline: Ruto vows action but faults critics relying on an interim audit

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Kenya

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/10/29/nurses-union-asks-health-ministry-bosses-to-resign-over-sh5bn-theft_c1446275

Headline: Nurses union asks Health ministry bosses to resign over Sh5bn theft

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Mexico

https://frontera.info/EdicionEnLinea/Notas/Noticias/03112016/1145737-Medicos-y-enfermeras-apoyan-a-los-jefes-en-denuncias-del-HGT.html

Titular: Médicos y enfermeras apoyan a los jefes en denuncias del HGT

Headline: Doctors and nurses support the managers in complaints of HGT

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Mexico

http://diariodelosandes.com/index.php?r=site/noticiasecundaria&id=34112

Titular: Golpean a enfermera para robarla dentro del HC de San Cristóbal

Headline: Nurse is attacked during robbery at the Hospital Center in San Cristóbal

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Nigeria

http://thenationonlineng.net/lautech-teaching-hospital-nurses-protest/

Headline: LAUTECH teaching hospital nurses protest

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Nigeria

http://allafrica.com/stories/201610310595.html

Headline: Nigeria: Oyo Teaching Hospital Nurses Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

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Nigeria

http://allafrica.com/stories/201611020078.html

Headline: Nigeria: Oyo Nurses Accuse Hospital Management of Embezzlement

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Nigeria

http://thenationonlineng.net/strike-ogun-mums-lament-lack-access-immunisation/

Headline: Strike: Ogun mums lament lack of access to immunisation

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Peru

http://diariocorreo.pe/edicion/arequipa/enfermeras-tambien-atenderan-a-recien-nacidos-en-hospital-honorio-delgado-708403/

Titular: Enfermeras también atenderán a recién nacidos en hospital Honorio Delgado

Headline: Nurses also attend to newborns in hospital Honorio Delgado

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Spain

http://www.lavozdegalicia.es/noticia/ourense/ourense/2016/11/01/sindicato-enfermeria-alerta-sobrecarga-hospital-nai/0003_201611O1C4992.htm

Titular: El sindicato de enfermería alerta de sobrecarga en el hospital Nai

Headline: The nursing union warns of overload in the hospital Nai

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Spain

http://www.malagahoy.es/article/malaga/2400440/la/consulta/enfermeria/oncologica/materno/tambien/cerrada/por/falta/personal.html

Titular: La consulta de enfermería oncológica del Materno, también cerrada por falta de personal

Headline: Consultation of Maternal oncology nursing, also closed for lack of staff

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Spain

http://www.elboletin.com/nacional/141511/enfermeras-rajoy-ministro-no-mas-de-lo-mismo.html

Titular: Las enfermeras reclaman a Rajoy un ministro de Sanidad que no sea “más de lo mismo”

Headline: The nurses claim that Rajoy a minister of Health "more of the same"

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Spain

http://kaosenlared.net/sindicato-de-enfermeria-nos-enfrentaremos-a-rajoy-si-no-se-recuperan-los-derechos-perdidos/

Titular: Sindicato de Enfermería: “Nos enfrentaremos a Rajoy si no se recuperan los derechos perdidos”

Headline: Union of Nursing: "We will face Rajoy if our lost rights are not recovered"

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Spain

http://www.diariodemallorca.es/mallorca/2016/10/29/sindicato-enfermeria-advierte-rajoy-haga/1161248.html

Titular: El Sindicato de Enfermería advierte a Rajoy que no haga "promesas huecas"

Headline: The Union of Nursing warns Rajoy not to make "hollow promises"

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Spain

http://huelva24.com/not/91820/satse-pide-a-la-junta-que-invierta-en-los-hospitales-los-12-millones-que-ha-dejado-de-gastar-en-el-blanca-paloma/

Titular: Satse pide a la junta que invierta en los hospitales los 12 millones que ha dejado de gastar en el blanca paloma

Headline: Satse requests from the board that they invest in the hospitals the 12 million that it stopped spending on the ‘white dove’

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Spain

http://www.diariodejerez.es/article/jerez/2403629/nuevas/movilizaciones/la/sanidad/por/falta/personal.html

Titular: Nuevas movilizaciones en la sanidad por falta de personal

Headline: New demonstrations in healthcare due to lack of staff

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Spain

http://www.abc.es/sociedad/abci-enfermeros-castilla-la-mancha-advierten-colapso-centros-recortes-personal-201611022135_noticia.html

Titular: Los enfermeros de Castilla-La Mancha advierten del «colapso» de los centros por los recortes de personal

Headline: Nurses of Castilla-La Mancha warn of the "collapse" of the centers by staff cuts

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Spain

http://www.diaadia.com.ar/cordoba/empleados-publicos-rechazan-la-baja-de-enfermeras

Titular: Empleados públicos rechazan la baja de enfermeras

Headline: Public employees denounce the downward of nurses

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Spain

http://elcorreoweb.es/provincia/la-doble-cara-de-las-urgencias-LB2298049

Titular: La doble cara de las urgencias

Headline: The double face of emergencies

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Spain

http://www.lainformacion.com/mano-de-obra/sindicatos/sindicatos-ministra-Sanidad-dialogo-temporalidad_0_968604703.html

Titular: Los sindicatos piden a la nueva ministra de Sanidad "diálogo" para acabar con la temporalidad en el sector

Headline: Trade unions call on the new Health Ministry “dialogue” to end precarious work arrangements

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Spain

http://www.huelvainformacion.es/article/huelva/2400300/los/sindicatos/llaman/la/sociedad/se/movilice/por/la/sanidad.html

Titular: Los sindicatos llaman a la sociedada que se movilice por la sanidad

Headline: Unions call for society to be mobilized for health

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Spain

http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2016/10/30/radio_valladolid/1477824265_770094.html

Titular: Jeringuillas peligrosas

Headline: Dangerous syringes

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United Kingdom

http://www.bridgend-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=109273&headline=Hospital%20staffing%20must%20be%20priority%20%E2%80%93%20Ogmore%20AM&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2016

Headline: Hospital staffing must be priority – Ogmore AM

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United Kingdom

http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/national/14834062.Nursing_associates_will_administer_controlled_medicines__documents_show/

Headline: Nursing associates will administer controlled medicines, documents show

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United Kingdom

https://www.holyrood.com/articles/news/unison-launches-mobile-app-allow-nurses-raise-concerns

Headline: UNISON launches mobile app to allow nurses to raise concerns

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United Kingdom

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/concerned-nurses-can-blow-the-whistle-by-app-fsxg836rl

Headline: Concerned nurses can blow the whistle by app

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United Kingdom

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/musgrave-park-hospital-elderly-ward-to-close-as-nurses-redeployed-to-ease-staff-shortage-35183937.html

Headline: Musgrave Park Hospital elderly ward to close as nurses 'redeployed to ease staff shortage'

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United States

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/11/02/californias-prop-61-offers-opportunity-take-big-pharma

Headline: California’s Prop. 61 Offers Opportunity to Take on Big Pharma

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United States

https://medium.com/@NNUBonnie/attacking-the-medics-of-standing-rock-violates-basic-laws-of-humanity-8692872a4157#.z5h8wg7nt

Headline: Attacking the Medics of Standing Rock Violates Basic Laws of Humanity

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United States

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/10/29/18792837.php

Headline: Nurses Condemn Attacks on Water Protectors Opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline Project

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United States

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article111092812.html

Headline: This ballot measure keeps bringing Bernie Sanders back to California

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United States

https://www.mintpressnews.com/clinton-campaign-planned-vilify-nurses-backing-sanders/221901/

Headline: Clinton campaign planned to vilify nurses backing Sanders

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United States

http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/11/04/bernie-sanders-hillary-clinton-progressives-agenda/93241200/

Headline: Sanders supporters plan to hold Clinton accountable if she's elected

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United States

http://www.desertsun.com/story/news/health/2016/10/28/desert-regional-hospital-palm-springs-understaffed-nurses/92688460/

Headline: Desert Regional dangerously understaffed, nurses say

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United States

http://www.dailycal.org/2016/11/02/report-shows-increase-cases-sexually-transmitted-diseases-california/

Headline: Report shows increase in cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California

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United States

http://www.afro.com/d-c-parents-wary-over-plans-to-reduce-school-nursing-hours/

Headline: D.C. Parents Wary Over Plans to Reduce School Nursing Hours

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United States

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/unions-still-disagree-on-dakota-access-pipeline/

Headline: Unions still disagree on Dakota Access pipeline

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United States

http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2016/10/27/the-jobs-where-workers-are-most-frequently-hurt/

Headline: The Jobs Where Workers Are Most Frequently Hurt

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