Walter Martinez, a St. Louis county hospice nurse's aide, is facing multiple charges of sexual assault and rape -- and police say his victims were individuals in his care. Martinez, according to county police officials, worked for a company called Odyssey Hospice and provided care for several vict ... More >>
image viaBarnes Jewish Hospital feels bloated, so it's time to get lean.Judging from the mauve and turquoise color scheme, it's been about 25 years since Barnes Jewish Hospital's abdominal transplant unit's old digs on the sixth floor got remodeled. It's entirely probable that 25 years from n ... More >>
Come for the doughnuts. Stay for the influenza.It's only Monday morning, but we already have a clear frontrunner for Oddest Restaurant Promotion of the Week: Several area locations of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts are offering "drive-thru" flu shots.No, really. The flier says, "Don't leave your car, jus ... More >>
Week of May 4, 2005
Has the St. Louis College of Health Careers failed to deliver on promises of a good education and rewarding jobs?
Dozens of patients died on nurse Richard Williams' watch, but he was never charged. Did authorities do too little, too late?
Nurses at St. John's Mercy Medical Center vote to unionize
St. John's Mercy Medical Center alienated their RNs when they turned to less experienced caregivers to save money. Now they're paying for it.