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Is expensive anesthesia for colonoscopy worth it?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Given a choice, most doctors and nurses who perform colonoscopy would choose to be fully anesthetized when undergoing the procedure themselves - unless they had to pay full price for the anesthesia, a new study finds. Full story

Baby Births: Risky Shortcuts, Bad Behavior Often Not Addressed

Most doctors, midwives and nurses who help deliver babies have observed their colleagues taking shortcuts or engaging in behavior that could compromise patient safety, but few speak up about the issue, a new study says. Full story

Axen: 'With music you get past the differences'

   His patients call him "the singing nurse."  Jared Axen, a 27 year old nurse, provides A very different kind of pain relief.

Jared Axen:  The singing nurse

   Jared Axen, the  so-called singing nurse sings Amazing Grace to patient Valentina Alvaji.       

Organization focuses on providing health care providers for struggling countries

   Vanessa Kerry, Dr. Stephen Humphrey and Nurse Health Wopat join Andrea Mitchell Reports to talk about the Global Health Service Partnership, which is a program that aims to improve health care through clinical education focusing on countries that face critical shortages of health care providers.

Furloughs impact Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center

The impacts of Sequestration are being felt throughout Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center. Full story

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  Mother in labor during tornado reunited with nurses

Thanks to the quick work of Moore, Okla., nurses, Shayla Taylor was able to safely deliver her son Braeden Immanuel – who is now nicknamed ‘Twister.’ NBC’s Ron Mott reports.

  Moore nurse: There's a need for nurses right now after tornado

MSNBC's Chris Jansing talks with Melody Hughes, a nurse from Moore, Okla. who was reunited with her dog Toby. Hughes tells Jansing her home was destroyed by Monday's tornado, but she continues to help the residents in her community.

  Good morning from Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles!

The nurses from the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles give today’s TDR Good morning open.

  Good morning Daily Rundown from Huntington Hospital!

New York nurses join Tuesday’s show to give the #TDR.

  Triage nurse in Texas blast: ‘It looked like 9/11’

Jill Jenkins, a triage nurse at a nursing home that caught fire in the Texas fertilizer plant explosion, and Crystal Jerigan, who lives near the site of the explosion, talk about the blast, saying “the fire was completely out of control.”

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