Practicing resuscitation techniques on a mannequin is just the start of trauma training at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Workers there also learn to take a moment together after every patient's death to silently reflect. Kara Lofton/WMRA hide caption

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Trauma Workers Find Solace In A Pause That Honors Life After A Death

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People who have easy access to firearms are about three times more likely to kill themselves than people who don't have access to guns, a recent study from the University of California, San Francisco indicates. iStockphoto hide caption

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When Deciding To Live Means Avoiding Guns

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Can Health Care Be Cured Of Racial Bias?

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10 Questions Some Doctors Are Afraid To Ask

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Nurse Practioner Tina Clark examines Anastacia Casperson at the Glide Health Clinic in San Francisco. Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio/Flickr hide caption

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California Weighs Expanded Role For Nurse Practitioners

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Shanda Johnson, right, a nurse practitioner, interviews patient Bill Gilligan at a MinuteClinic at the CVS drug store in North Brunswick, N.J. Mike Derer/AP hide caption

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