Following abortion decision, clinic staff struggles with trauma | Health and fitness

By LEAH WILLINGHAM – Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Danielle Maness has squeezed the hands of hundreds of anxious patients lying on tables in the operating room, now empty. She has recorded countless signs of life and delivered a large number of snacks to the recovery area, now silent. The head nurse looked into … Read more

Following abortion decision, clinic staff struggles with trauma | Health and fitness

By LEAH WILLINGHAM – Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Danielle Maness has squeezed the hands of hundreds of anxious patients lying on tables in the operating room, now empty. She has recorded countless signs of life and delivered a large number of snacks to the recovery area, now silent. The head nurse looked into … Read more

Resilience story: Bullet, wheelchair, then perseverance | Health and fitness

By MARTHA IRVINE – AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP) – There’s a big picture of Jonathan Annicks on the wall of the Rehabilitation Hospital where he was once a patient. Sometimes as he rolls past in a wheelchair, he looks at the black-and-white photo taken shortly after he was shot and paralyzed. He was then … Read more