Retired nurse starts her own business | Researchers adapt CAR T cells in search for heart therapy | CDC examines pregnancy-related deaths in the US
September 12, 2019
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Retired nurse starts her own business
Retired nurse Nancy Groff, 77, did not let age keep her from beginning a new business in 2017. Groff works as a consultant to nursing homes in the area of health care compliance.
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Researchers adapt CAR T cells in search for heart therapy
A study in the journal Nature describes how scientists are developing chimeric antigen receptor T cells that can remove fibroblasts that cause cardiac fibrosis. Fibroblast activation protein was identified for the targeted cells, and tests in mice resulted in improved heart function and reduced fibrosis.
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Honor A Nurse through the Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania
NFP is accepting table sponsorships for the 2nd annual Black & Gold Gala on November 2 in Harrisburg. Honor a loved one who is -- or has been -- in the healthcare industry. Your $150 sponsorship includes a framed photograph and name of the honoree on the sponsored Gala table. Contact Paula Lasecki for more information.
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Final Days to Register for Nurse Safety Summit
Only one week left to register for the PSNA Safety Summit on September 27 at Camelback Resort. Don't miss Nurse Blake -- the largest nurse influencer on social media. Nurse Blake promotes healthy work environments, sharing presentations focused on the idea that nurses have the power to create positive change in the healthcare industry. Guests will leave feeling empowered and ready to be the best nurse and student they can be! See our full list of speakers and save your seat.
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Man is an evasive beast, given to cultivating strange notions about himself.
Upton Sinclair,
writer, Pulitzer Prize winner
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