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Staff WritersManagement practices at El Centro Regional Medical Center have come under fire in an anonymous letter recently forwarded to the hospital’s board of directors, other city officials and the Imperial Valley Press with “unethical or unlawful...
Staff WritersGroundhog Job Shadow Day was celebrated by agencies and businesses across the Imperial Valley on Friday in hopes students would see themselves as future members of the workforce. Through the national initiative, 10th- through 12th-grade students had...
Digital Media News EditorEl Centro Regional Medical Center now has solved some of the issues that moved certain patients in the obstetrics unit to other medical facilities after labor contract disputes with its pediatricians’ group caused OB to be closed for the last week....
Since time immemorial, contract disputes have had a way of dragging on and getting ugly. Yet, just as often both sides are amicably able to find a compromise and gladly get back to the task at hand. We hope that the impasse that is transpiring between...
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Staff WriterIt’s been two days since pediatricians servicing El Centro Regional Medical Center have been off the job following a contract impasse with the hospital, forcing ECRMC to outsource some of its services. The county was notified about the issue...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterWhen the men in the blue outfits first came into 14-month-old Ulises Ibarra’s hospital room, he shrank away, curling up next to his mom. Yet the longer the three Blue Angels team members stayed in the room Friday morning, the more Ulises’...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A newer version of the whooping cough vaccine doesn't protect kids as well as the original, which was phased out in the 1990s because of safety concerns, according to a new study. During a 2010-2011 outbreak of whooping...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents. Researchers have debated for decades whether...
The Hospital for Special Care has received a $10,000 grant from the J. Walton Bissell Foundation to help fund a child development program. The money will be put toward Proloquo2Go, a communication system for children with difficulty speaking. The...
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Eastern ConnecticutThe Liberty Bank Foundation will present a grant check to Reach Out and Read Connecticut at Mansfield Pediatrics, one of the Reach Out and Read programs that will receive support from the Foundation's grant, May 16, 9 a.m., Where: Mansfield Pediatrics,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenagers who text while driving are also more likely to engage in other risky activities, such as riding with an intoxicated driver or not wearing a seatbelt, a new study suggests. Researchers from the U.S. Centers for...
After the American Academy of Pediatrics announced its support for equal marriage rights for same-sex partners "as the best way to guarantee benefits and security for their children," advocates for the unmarried, while applauding the move, took...
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