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California Hospitals Scramble to Find Nurses

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California Hospitals Scramble to Find Nurses

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California Hospitals Scramble to Find Nurses

California Hospitals Scramble to Find Nurses

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California hospitals have two months to comply with a new state law requiring one registered nurse for every six patients. The nursing shortage is particularly acute in California and the new law is leading to some creative recruiting efforts. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.