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Director of forensic nursing program holds a rape evidence kit
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 1:56 pm
The United States is currently experiencing a nationwide shortage of sexual assault nurse examiners. Read more here.
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A woman browses her smartphone in Philadelphia in April 8, 2019.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File
AP News
December 05, 2019 - 12:02 pm
Add facial cuts, bruises and fractures to the risks from cellphones and carelessly using them. That's according to a study published Thursday that found a spike in U.S. emergency room treatment for these mostly minor injuries. Read more here.
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Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill
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David Madden
November 28, 2019 - 4:15 am
Inspira Health is trading in its Woodbury hospital for a new facility on the west end of the Rowan University campus in Mullica Hill. It will open for patients on Dec. 8 with 210 private rooms. Read more here.
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David Madden
November 01, 2019 - 1:23 pm
A new study suggests New Jersey youths are exposed to e-cigarettes and begin to vape as early as their preteen years. Read more here.
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In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Yolo! brand CBD oil vape cartridge sits alongside a vape pen on a biohazard bag on a table at a park in Ninety Six, S.C.
Allen G. Breed/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:58 am
Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun. What the vapors delivered instead was a jolt of synthetic marijuana, and with it an intense high of hallucinations and even seizures. More than 50 people...
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 7:38 am
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a woman tried to snatch a 4-year-old from her mother in a hospital's emergency room in Pennsylvania. Lancaster General Hospital security officers told police the woman grabbed the child on Thursday. Officers quickly intervened and returned the child to her mother...
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Swallowed dentures
BMJ via AP
August 12, 2019 - 8:14 pm
(AP) — Here's why it's best to remove false teeth before surgery: You just might swallow them. A medical journal is reporting the case of a 72-year-old British man whose partial dentures apparently got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren't discovered for eight days. The man went to the...
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Saint Christopher's Hospital
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Kim Glovas
July 17, 2019 - 4:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The parent company of Hahnemann University Hospital and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia Academic Health System, announced on Wednesday that the pediatric hospital will be sold. Four other major Philadelphia healthcare organizations announced on...
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Hahnemann University Hospital emergency entrance
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
July 17, 2019 - 7:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting Wednesday, Hahnemann University Hospital is no longer admitting patients from the emergency room, and certain surgeries are off the table. This is all part of the timeline the hospital just released to wind down operations. The city, the state, even a...
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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Pat Loeb
June 28, 2019 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city of Philadelphia is seeking an injunction to prevent Hahnemann University Hospital from closing without notice. The city filed a motion to join Drexel University's lawsuit against Hahnemann's owners — American Academic Health Systems and its CEO, Joel Freedman...
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