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TIL When Adolf Hitler decided to commit suicide, he fed some cyanide to his dog to make sure it worked. His private nurse later said that the people in the bunker were more distraught by the death of his dog than that of his wife, Eva Braun.

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TIL When Adolf Hitler decided to commit suicide, he fed some cyanide to his dog to make sure it worked. His private nurse later said that the people in the bunker were more distraught by the death of his dog

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YSK that in Australia, you can freecall 1800 022 222 anytime to speak to a registered nurse about your health concerns

YSK that in Australia, you can freecall 1800 022 222 anytime to speak to a registered nurse about your health concerns My Canadian-ex was always calling some nurses-advice hotline when unsure whether to visit the local ER or the GP.

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TIL of Violet Jessop, a ship nurse. She served on each of the three ‘sisters’ Titanic, Britannic and Olympic. While she was on board, the Olympic collided with a war ship and nearly sank, the Titanic hit an iceberg and sank, the Britannic hit an underwater mine and sank. Violet survived all three.

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TIL of Violet Jessop, a ship nurse. She served on each of the three ‘sisters’ Titanic, Britannic and Olympic. While she was on board, the Olympic collided with a war ship and nearly sank, the Titanic hit an iceberg and

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TIL the final words of writer Roald Dahl, were almost: “You know, I’m not frightened. It’s just that I will miss you all so much” to his family. After appearing to fall unconscious the nurse then injected him with morphine to ease his passing, he uttered his actual last words: “Ow, fuck!”

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TIL the final words of writer Roald Dahl, were almost: “You know, I’m not frightened. It’s just that I will miss you all so much” to his family. After appearing to fall unconscious the nurse then injected him with morphine

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TIL that during WWI, the Belgian King personally led the army, the Queen served as a nurse, and the 14 year old Prince enlisted as a private and fought in the ranks.

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TIL that during WWI, the Belgian King personally led the army, the Queen served as a nurse, and the 14 year old Prince enlisted as a private and fought in the ranks. submitted by gnujack [link] [374 comments] Source: top

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Doctors: Why is it that, after your nurse brings me to an exam room and I go over my symptoms with her, which she then writes down in my chart, do you come in with the same chart she just wrote on asking me the same questions she just did causing me to repeat everything I just told her?

Doctors: Why is it that, after your nurse brings me to an exam room and I go over my symptoms with her, which she then writes down in my chart, do you come in with the same chart she just

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TIL a former Texas nurse poisoned and killed up to 46 children and was sentenced to over 150 years in prison. She will be released in 2017 to prevent prison crowding.

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TIL a former Texas nurse poisoned and killed up to 46 children and was sentenced to over 150 years in prison. She will be released in 2017 to prevent prison crowding. submitted by zealik [link] [2017 comments] Source: top scoring

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TIL an 80 year old woman was killed in a Brazilian clinic when a student nurse accidentally administered coffee and milk through her IV line.

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TIL an 80 year old woman was killed in a Brazilian clinic when a student nurse accidentally administered coffee and milk through her IV line. submitted by dbbo [link] [304 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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YSK… my friend’s sister in law knows a worker at the hospital in Dallas where Thomas Duncan was receiving treatment and the nurse contracted the virus.

YSK… my friend’s sister in law knows a worker at the hospital in Dallas where Thomas Duncan was receiving treatment and the nurse contracted the virus. She just alerted us that the nurse's boyfriend has the virus. submitted by curious-soul

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TIL a nurse placed playing cards in obvious places on top of operating room cabinets at a hospital to test for out of body or near death experiences. Not one person ever reported seeing the playing cards or even knowing they were there.

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TIL a nurse placed playing cards in obvious places on top of operating room cabinets at a hospital to test for out of body or near death experiences. Not one person ever reported seeing the playing cards or even knowing

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