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Nurse gets life in prison for bleach-injection deaths

A Texas nurse was sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of killing five of her patients with bleach injections.

Nurse faces death penalty: Did she inject patients with bleach?

A nurse is accused of killing five of her patients by injecting bleach into their dialysis tubes.

Police: Hospital employee murdered by co-worker

A hospital supervisor was robbed and stabbed more than 70 times by one of his employees, according to police. The suspect’s violent past wasn’t uncovered during his pre-employment checks.

Top 10 health care stories of ’10

Here are the top 10 most read and discussed stories on for 2010.

Discharged patient commits murder-suicide — were her docs to blame?

Can doctors be held responsible for the actions of a mentally ill patient they treated four months earlier? A new court case aims to find out.