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Number of physicians rising, but geriatrics continues to struggle

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Although the number of medical students is skyrocketing, healthcare officials say they are concerned whether enough future physicians will choose geriatrics or primary care.

These calendars offer more than days to remember

These calendars offer more than days to remember

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Long-term care operators have produced a variety of clever, attractive calendars through the years. The illustrations have even shown simulated naked poses, with strategic signage saving the viewer from the "Full Monty" experience.

Nearly half of nurses planning career change soon, survey finds

Nearly half of all nurses say they plan to make a career change over the next three years. That could exacerbate the nursing shortage, according to the results of a recent survey of registered nurses. An unrelated survey finds that most nurses experience violence on the job.