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nur sing

  • n  the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
  • n  the profession of a nurse
  • n  nourishing at the breast
  • v  try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury
  • v  maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
  • v  serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people
  • v  treat carefully
  • v  give suck to

  • Natalia Chang nursing her 13 month old daughter Maya.
  • Hayek's emergency nursing more closely resembles Chinese policewoman Jiang Xiaojuan's heroic breast-feeding of several babies orphaned by the May earthquake, and few would argue she .
  • It is no secret that, with some notable exceptions, the nation's 23,000 nursing homes are dismal places owned by investors far more interested in turning a fast profit than in .
News & Articles


  • Howard Dean in CBS 42
    Howard Dean, the Democratic National Chairman, says, "Every voter gets a ballot in the mail. It's comprehensive. You get to vote if you're in Iraq or a nursing home - it's not a bad way to do this."
  • Max Clifford in WalesOnline
    Mr Clifford praised Tweed for his unstinting support, commenting: "Jack has been incredible. He has been nursing her every hour he is allowed to be there, brushing her teeth, holding her hand. For a 21-year-old to do what he has done is incredible....

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