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WELLAWARE’s small truck is parked outside of plaza 3 at the Broadway medical plaza and will be there throughout the summer checking people for signs of skin cancer.

Nurse Marla Jones says she looks for changes in the size, shape or color of moles.  If a patient has 2 of the 3 changes she refers them to a doctor for further testing. 

WELLAWARE started the screenings last summer for multiple reasons according to Jones.

Stethoscope
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Nearly all of the weekend nurses working for University of Missouri Health Care have agreed to sharp reductions in incentive pay.

MU School of Nursing receives $15M grant

Nov 5, 2012
Jesse Hall and the Mizzou columns
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The MU Sinclair School of Nursing is receiving the largest research grant in MU history. The 14.8 million dollar grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is aimed at reducing avoidable hospitalizations in nursing home patients.