‘Hot Jobs’ Mean Sunny Outlook For Unemployment In Sacramento Area

During the height of the recent Great Recession, the unemployment rate in the Sacramento area was roughly 14 percent.


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California Nurses Press Gov. Brown On Ebola Safety

Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to meet with the state’s largest nurses union to discuss Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other health facilities.


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Sacramento Program Director Credits His Education For Changing His Life

Edson Smith-Bozek explains the different types of medical billing and coding available, and how the field is changing.


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A Registered Nurse In The UK, Moves To Sacramento And Becomes An Educator At Local College

Rachael Twiner shares her views on the future of health care and education in Sacramento.


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Patients Worry Medical Care In Jeopardy As Nurses Claim Kaiser Manteca May Close

Nurses at the Kaiser in Manteca say the hospital could be on the verge of shutting down, and that’s forcing patients to drive farther away to get medical help.


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Sacramento Nurse’s Online Master’s Degree Propelled Her Career

Senior Director of Medical Surgical Nursing Lucinda Wiseman advocates the benefits of earning a degree online.


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Degrees Help Sacramento Medical Center Manager Streamline Patient Care

With baby boomers requiring increasing care, nursing degrees may soon be in even higher demand.


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Nurse Sees Education As Reshaping Healthcare In Sacramento

Nursing and Quality Coordinator Terri Wolf explains why education is key to great patient care.


Breastfeeding Backlash

We covered a story this week about a young mother booted off a bus for breastfeeding. It happened in Michigan, where I used to live and work. I do remember covering other stories there about […]


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Family Of Missing Nursing Student Holds Out Hope

Relatives of a missing Northern California nursing student say they are holding out hope for her safe return even though police believe the 26-year-old is dead.