North Kansas City Hospital tangles with municipality; Hospitals add 32,000 jobs;

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> North Kansas City Hospital and the local municipality are dueling over a possible facility sale. Article

> The healthcare sector added 32,000 jobs in February, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Data

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> Nearly 15,000 technical workers at the University of California Patient Care Center are blasting the management of UC's five medical centers and bemoaning the hits they've taken due to cost cutting strategies. Article

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> Most facilities have stepped up monitoring to stop the spread of the intestinal superbug Clostridium difficile, though those efforts so far are producing only incremental improvements. Article

And finally... Two doctors and a nurse assisted an Angolan woman in giving birth--at 38,000 feet on a commercial jet. Article