• Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Walter Martinez, County Hospice Nurse's Aide, Charged with Multiple Counts of Rape, Assault

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    BJC Debuts New "Lean" (But Not Mean) Nursing Unit

    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 >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Doughnut Leave Krispy Kreme Without Your Flu Shot

    Come for the doughnuts. Stay for the influenza.‚ÄčIt'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 >>

  • News

    May 4, 2005


    Week of May 4, 2005

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    October 6, 2004

    Bad Medicine

    Has the St. Louis College of Health Careers failed to deliver on promises of a good education and rewarding jobs?

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    October 31, 2001

    Death Man Walking

    Dozens of patients died on nurse Richard Williams' watch, but he was never charged. Did authorities do too little, too late?

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    July 21, 1999


    Nurses at St. John's Mercy Medical Center vote to unionize

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    April 28, 1999

    Internal Bleeding

    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.