Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement (CRONA), which represents 2,700 nurses at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, released a press release Tuesday condemning a decision by the hospitals to impose a new employment contract on the nurses.
“As far as we are aware, this is the first study of its kind that looks at neural development in typically developing children and its relation to the maturation of a sense of humor,” Neely said. “What we want to illuminate is the neural network that is implicated in the detection and appreciation of humor and how, if at all, that differs between genders; how, if it at all, it is different from that found in adults; and how different personal attributes of interest–like temperament, intelligence, resilience–influence a child’s appreciation of humor.”
Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital have developed a new health-improvement program shown to have positive effects on cholesterol levels, diabetes risk and depression symptoms in obese African-American girls.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill to encourage organ donation Tuesday in a ceremony held at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. The legislation, Senate Bill 1395, aims to prompt Californians to consider the option of registering as an organ donor by making it mandatory to indicate whether or not they want to be an organ donor on the Department of Motor Vehicles driver license application, driver license renewal or state identification card application form.
Stanford School of Medicine has won a $12.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pilot and develop an unusually long-term program to combat childhood obesity, potentially leading the way for other programs in the future nationwide.
A week after the nurses’ union proposed a cooling-off period to settle the ongoing contract stalemate with Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, the hospitals have not budged on their final contract offer.
In its ongoing dispute with Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, the Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement (CRONA) said last week that it refuses to back away from the bargaining table.
A twin-engine Cessna 310 crashed soon after takeoff from Palo Alto Airport early Wednesday, killing three Tesla Motors employees on board, cutting off power to Palo Alto and parts of Stanford for much of the day and giving the residents of a small neighborhood a fiery awakening.