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Hospitals Fail To Protect Nursing Staff From Becoming Patients

Nursing employees suffer 35,000 back and other injuries nearly every year. But many career-ending injuries could be prevented if hospitals brought in new technology and taught "safe patient handling."

Dr. Eric Ball examines a healthy 5-day-old patient in his office in Ladera Ranch, Calif. Ball and colleagues decided this week to take only patients whose parents follow the recommended vaccine schedule. Courtesy of Eric Ball hide caption

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Pediatricians Pressured To Drop Parents Who Won't Vaccinate

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at the Detroit Economic Club Wednesday. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Jeb Bush Continues To Test Campaign Waters In Detroit

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Contradanza Paquito D'Rivera Quintet?
Get Behind the Mule Booker T. Jones & Booker T
You Know Just Because Jim Black's AlasNoAxis
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Danger Buds Chris Joss
cramped office space the m. unit project

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Hospitals Fail To Protect Nursing Staff From Becoming Patients

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Guitar Flute and String Moby
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Graham Cracker Victor Bailey

Mourners pray during a ceremony for Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who was killed by the Islamic State after he was captured in December. At Wednesday's service, which took place in the city of Karak, mourners called for the destruction of ISIS. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty hide caption

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As Jets Roar Overhead, Jordan Remembers Its Fallen Pilot

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Party Hearty Oliver Sain
Fleur de Lis Nicholas Payton
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California is one of 20 states that allow parents to opt out of vaccination requirements for reasons of "personal belief." About 10 percent of students in the Santa Monica-Malibu school district are not immunized. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Measles + Low Vaccination Rates = Big Headaches For Schools

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Steel Works Joseph Bertolozzi
Hypertension Jimmy Bruno

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How The Voting Debates Will Be Different In 2015

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It Will Happen Neal Schon
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Cameo Stevens, 35, plays Mike Tyson's Punch-Out! at Save Point Video Games in Charlotte, N.C. The market for old video games of the '80s and '90s has seen a surge in recent years. Ben Bradford/WFAE hide caption

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Businesses Offer A Link To The Past For Lovers Of Old Video Games

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Pac-Man Fever Buckner & Garcia
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