1199 Magazine

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Feb 25, 2019
Over the last several years, Western New York has seen a marked increase in the number of for-profit nursing homes owned by out-of-town…
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Feb 21, 2019
Brenda Anderson has worked as an LPN in Buffalo nursing homes for 25 years, and for most of them she’s been a union delegate.
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Feb 21, 2019
Central Sterile Technicians (CSTs) are responsible for the decontamination, cleaning, sterilization, packaging, and distribution of surgical…
Feb 21, 2019
In early January, nurses and other healthcare employees who work at HCA-affiliated hospitals in Central and South Florida overwhelmingly…
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Feb 21, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued four late December decisions affirming a judge’s 2016 rulings that New Jersey’s Alaris…
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Feb 19, 2019
President Trump taught us a few lessons when he shut down much of the federal government for several weeks, beginning during the holidays.…
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Jan 2, 2019
Myths and facts about the flu
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Jan 2, 2019
“As healthcare workers we are no doubt going to be exposed to the flu. Having a flu shot can protect you even when you’ve taken other…
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Jan 2, 2019
Sonia Ramirez is a humble home health aide who does not see herself as a hero. Her neighbors beg to differ. Many witnessed her heroism in…
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Jan 2, 2019
Workers at several Baltimore area hospitals including Sinai and Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) recently settled a set of landmark,…

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