Nurses with revoked licenses still working in California
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||July 28, 2010 |
California's Board of Registered Nursing has discovered that some 3,500 of its nurses have been punished for misconduct by other states—hundreds even had their licenses revoked—while maintaining clean licenses in California.
Cholesterol screening rates low among young adults
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