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Dismantling the Myth of JFK’s Camelot

We all remember where we were when we heard the news. I was in Miss Howard’s classroom. My classmates and I spent the time before and after school that fall playing touch football, and arguing about whether the ball carrier had actually been touched with two hands or just one. To an 11-year-old in a … Continue reading

Nurses Union at Porter Medical Center

Running a healthcare system such as Porter Medical Center is no easy job these days. In addition to managing a budget of $69.8 million amid the continuing pressure to keep costs down, there is the looming prospect of cuts in Medicare payments and the uncertainties of a fluctuating patient population. Little more than a year … Continue reading

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