UPDATE: The daughter of the nurse said to have won the Powerball jackpot says her mom did NOT win. Developing.. Via ABC7: A Pomona nurse won the record-breaking Powerball jackpot with a ticket given to her by her boss.
The 62-year-old woman is a senior registered nurse at Park Avenue Health Care and Wellness Center in Pomona, according to a spokesperson for nursing home owner Shlomo Rechnitz.
Rechnitz bought 18,000 tickets for his employees and residents at 80 nursing homes across California. The winning ticket was purchased in Chino Hills.
The spokesperson told ABC7 the nurse was unaware she’d won until her son sent her a picture of the ticket over the phone.
Even though the nurse knew she’d won, the spokesperson said she still finished her shift before going home.
The nurse is married and has seven children, six of whom are also nurses.
Popular round table talk show, The View, is losing masses of viewers, as well as several sponsors, after co-host Joy Behar goofed on Miss America contestant Kelly Johnson over her choice to wear her nurse uniform for the pageant’s talent portion.
Both Johnson & Johnson and Eggland’s Best announced they plan on pulling their advertisements between segments on the daytime television program.
“Why does she have a doctor’s stethoscope on?” Behar asked, unaware nurses to wear stethoscopes. Continue reading
Rose Marie Sutton, an Iowa woman with hepatitis, was arrested after ripping out her IV and spraying blood in a nurse’s face.
Sutton, 57, was being treated in the emergency room at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Monday afternoon, when she demanded more narcotics.
After being denied more meds, Sutton became belligerent and told the nurse she was leaving. Continue reading
Nina Pham, the Dallas nurse who came down with Ebola after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, may have passed the deadly virus along to her boyfriend..
Pham’s boyfriend has yet to be identified..
An email sent out to the Alcon Staff, a ophthalmological pharmaceutical company, by its CEO says Pham’s boyfriend was admitted into hospital with “Ebola-like symptoms.” Continue reading
This is a photo of Nina Pham, (left,) the Dallas nurse who became infected with Ebola while treating the now deceased Eric Duncan.
Pham, 26, tested positive for the Ebola virus this weekend, making her the unlucky first person in the U.S. to do so.
For some strange reason, it was family members who were the ones confirming her identity. Continue reading
Tabitha Donohue says she was nursing her eight-week-old daughter inside a restaurant called (of all things) Friendly’s when she was asked by the manager to cover that up.
Now a group of moms is planning a nursing demonstration at that establishment this weekend in protest.
“I was offended. They came over and asked me if I cared that I was offending other people,” Donohue said. Continue reading