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Attacks on health-care workers, nurses, doctors spark alarm

...have been injured, although few report patients who attack them because they aren't trained to, Littleton said.Hospital workers also lack training and institutional support for turning in attackers, according to Deb Bailey, a lobbyist for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-19/attacks-nurses-others-
Augusta hospital workers say false alarms show they are prepared for Ebola

...Africa, triggered isolation and Ebola procedures at Georgia Regents Medical Center until she was quickly ruled out.Hospital workers say these false alarms showed they are ready, but they say they are wary of what will happen once cold and flu season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-23/augusta-hospital-workers-say
Nominee would be mistake

...Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner in cold blood. Abu-Jamal never denied the killing during his trial. Two hospital workers testified that Abu-Jamal confessed to them. He said, "I shot the (expletive), and I hope the (expletive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-01-16/nominee-would-be-mistake
Across Georgia

...open a safe deposit box by Monday and to turn over all keys to the court Wednesday once the items are inside.Fort hospital worker accused of ID theftMONTGOMERY, ALA. - A Phe nix City woman is charged with stealing soldiers' identities while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-28/across-georgia
Bond granted to former hospital worker accused of molestation

A former employee of the Children's Hospital of Geor­gia who faces charges of sexually assaulting patients was granted $25,000 bond Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-04-04/bond-granted-former-ho
Too many beeping hospital alarms linked with dozens of deaths

...Constantly beeping alarms from devices that monitor the vital signs of the critically ill have "desensitized" hospital workers who sometimes ignore the noise, leading to at least two dozen deaths a year on average, a hospital accrediting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-08/too-many-beeping-hospital-alarms-li
Resolutions, tips can help lose weight

...regulations on how that will be implemented. At Doctors, the cafeteria features a Fit Plate of healthy food that hospital workers can choose each day, Whisenhunt said."We try to pick out something that tastes good but is lower in calories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-12-31/resolutions-tips-can-help-lo
Social Security isn't as good a deal as it used to be

...Security Administration."Social Security is what's carrying me," said Neta Homier, a 79-year-old retired hospital worker from Toledo, Ohio. "There's no way I would have made it without it. The kids, they're on their own, now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-08-10/social-security-isnt-good-
Savannah hospital workers fired for photo of patient's anatomy

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Nine St. Joseph's/Candler employees were punished after a digital image of a patient's anatomy was photographed, texted by cell phone and posted to Facebook.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-17/savannah-hospital-workers-fi
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Across Georgia

...to relatives and the rules are unfair because they don't apply to friends or extended family of administrators.Hospital workers fired after posting X-raySAVANNAH --- A Savannah hospital fired three workers and disciplined six others after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/2010-12-17/across-georgia-0
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