Registered nurses with the Washington Hospital Center are holding a strike after their union failed to reach negotiations with hospital management over wages and benefits. Nurses say the proposed pay cuts will have a direct effect on patient care.
Researchers from the University of Arizona have found that 72 percent of supermarket carts contain harmful germs, including fecal bacteria and even E Coli. The investigators say the carts they tested had more germs than the supermarkets' restrooms.
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