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  • Nurse who balked at Ebola quarantine is leaving Maine

    March 10, 2015 2:05 AM

    PORTLAND, ME - The nurse who refused to be quarantined after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is leaving Maine. Kaci Hickox says she's accepted a position with a health care system in Oregon and plans to leave Maine on Friday. The Texas native made national news last fall when... more »
  • Killed before graduation, murder victim given diploma check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 16, 2015 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of a nursing student who was murdered on New Orleans' Bourbon Street walked across the stage to receive her daughter's diploma Friday night. Brittany Thomas was awarded an honorary nursing degree seven months after she was hit by a stray bullet in a reckless... more »
  • Nurse healthy as 21-day incubation period passes

    November 11, 2014 2:33 AM

    FORT KENT, ME - A nurse who says she defied quarantines on behalf of all health care workers who are returning from battling Ebola in West Africa is free and clear to begin the next chapter of her life. The 21-day incubation period is now behind her, and Kaci Hickox... more »
  • Ebola nurse, boyfriend plan to leave Maine town

    November 8, 2014 10:57 AM

    FORT KENT, Maine - A nurse who successfully fought an Ebola quarantine order is planning to leave a Maine town with her boyfriend and may move out of state. Ted Wilbur says he and girlfriend Kaci Hickox will leave Fort Kent sometime after Monday, the last day of the disease's... more »
  • Nurse: No option but to fight Ebola quarantine

    November 2, 2014 10:48 AM

    FORT KENT, Maine - A nurse who successfully fought Maine's quarantine for health care workers who have treated Ebola patients says she had no option but to challenge how medical professionals were being treated. Kaci Hickox says she was fighting for the rights of other U.S. medical workers who are... more »
  • Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

    October 31, 2014 11:57 AM

    FORT KENT, ME - A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients. Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere ruled Friday that she should continue daily monitoring and coordinate travel... more »
  • Life goes on for nurse in standoff over Ebola

    October 31, 2014 2:05 AM

    FORT KENT, ME - The nurse who's become the public face of health care volunteers who're being scrutinized upon returning from West Africa is doing cleaning and laundry while she waits to learn whether she'll be quarantined until the 21-day incubation period ends on Nov. 10. Kaci Hickox, who returned... more »
  • Nurse defies Ebola quarantine in Maine check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 30, 2014 8:12 AM

    FORT KENT, Maine - All but daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse Kaci Hickox went out on a bike ride Thursday in defiance of the state's voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients. It was the second time in two... more »
  • Nurse who had Ebola to be released

    October 28, 2014 7:19 AM

    ATLANTA, GA - An Emory University Hospital spokeswoman says a Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will be released Tuesday. Emory spokeswoman Holly Korschun told The Associated Press that Vinson will be leaving the hospital Tuesday after a 1 p.m. news conference to make a statement after tests... more »
  • Quarantined nurse expected to arrive at Maine home check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 28, 2014 4:18 AM

    FORT KENT, ME - A nurse who over the weekend was forcibly quarantined in New Jersey after helping Ebola patients in West Africa is expected to arrive at her home in Maine today. Nurse Kaci Hickox became the first person forced into New Jersey's mandatory quarantine for people arriving at... more »
  • Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola

    October 24, 2014 10:10 AM

    BETHESDA, MD - A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus. Nurse Nina Pham said she felt "fortunate and blessed to be standing here today," as she left the National Institutes of Health's hospital outside... more »
  • Ebola-stricken nurse being transferred

    October 15, 2014 2:12 PM

    DALLAS - A Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola is being transferred to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. An ambulance with a crew clad in hazardous-material suits arrived at the hospital Wednesday afternoon and left for Dallas Love Field. There, aerial video showed the crew leading a person in a yellow... more »
  • Nurse infected with Ebola says she's 'doing well'

    October 14, 2014 11:48 AM

    DALLAS - The Texas nurse infected with Ebola says in a statement that she's "doing well," and her hospital remains optimistic about her recovery. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas released a statement on Nina Pham's behalf Tuesday as she is treated for Ebola that she contracted while caring for... more »
  • About 70 hospital staffers cared for Ebola patient

    October 13, 2014 5:50 PM

    DALLAS - Medical records provided to The Associated Press show that about 70 staff members at a Dallas hospital were involved in the care of an Ebola patient before his death last week. The employees at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital drew Thomas Eric Duncan's blood, put tubes down his throat... more »
  • UK: No charges for Australian royal hoax DJs

    February 1, 2013 6:37 AM

    LONDON - British prosecutors say they will not press charges against two Australian DJs over the royal hoax call that preceded a nurse's suicide. Two Australian DJs impersonated Queen Elizabeth II and her son, Prince Charles, as they phoned London's King Edward VII hospital in December to ask about the... more »
  • Coroner says nurse found hanging in her room

    December 13, 2012 10:14 AM

    LONDON - The London nurse who took the hoax call about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge apparently killed herself. A coroner's report says a colleague and a security person found nurse Jacintha Saldanha hanging by a scarf in her room at London's King Edward VII hospital last Friday, just... more »
  • Hospital: Nurse involved in Kate hoax call dies

    December 7, 2012 11:50 AM

    LONDON - Police in London are listing as unexplained the death of a hospital nurse whose body was found early today. The nurse was a victim of a high-profile hoax earlier this week. The hospital where she worked says Jacintha Saldanha received a phone call from two Australian radio disc... more »
  • Woman arraigned, jailed in Pa. newborn abduction

    August 24, 2012 1:22 PM

    PITTSBURGH - A 19-year-old woman has been jailed on $250,000 bond and ordered to have a mental health evaluation after she was arraigned on charges of kidnapping a 3-day-old infant from a Pittsburgh hospital by pretending to be a nurse. Breona Moore, of McKeesport, was arraigned Friday by video from... more »
  • Former nurse to be sentenced for sexual battery

    May 3, 2012 6:54 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - A former Rapides Regional Medical Center nurse who was found guilty last month in the sexual battery of a sleeping patient will be sentenced Friday in state court in Alexandria. Phillip Wayne Raines of Deville faces up to 10 years in prison without parole. Judge Thomas... more »
  • Woman who says she was nurse in WWII photo dies

    June 23, 2010 12:07 PM

    Edith Shain, who said she was the nurse kissed by a sailor in Times Square in an iconic World War II photo, has died. Her son, Robert, says Shain was 91 when she died Sunday at her Los Angeles home. In August 1945, Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstadt... more »
  • Doctor's wife gets 3 years in Lortab fraud case

    January 27, 2010 7:56 AM

    A nurse practitioner convicted of conspiring to get Lortab with fake prescriptions will spend three years in prison. Ava McElwee, a nurse practitioner who worked alongside her husband, Dr. Tandy McElwee, must report to prison March 1. She faces a year of supervised probation after her release and must forfeit... more »

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