Group brings healing power of music to hospitals across the US

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At the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., it is not uncommon for the crisp, clean, soothing sound of an acoustic guitar to echo down the hallway.

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Determined hospital worker swam through floodwaters to job after Sandy


An emergency room technician was so determined to make her shift the day after Sandy hit that she swam part of the way there through the floodwaters.

“‘Can’t’ isn’t in my vocabulary, so I knew I was going to make it,” said Marsha Hedgepeth of Toms River, N.J.

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Tedworth House rehabilitates returning wounded vets

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Help for Heroes’ Tedworth House rehabilitation center in Tedworth, England just completed a multi-million dollar renovation and opened its doors to the media today.

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Spider-Man washes windows at Tennessee children’s hospital

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Dressed as Spider-Man, a window washer with American National Skyline greets Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital patient Orlando Farmer, 3, as he rappels down the outside of the building, in Memphis, Tenn., Wednesday October 17, 2012, while cleaning the hospital’s windows.

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Hospitals waive fees, co-pay for Colorado shooting victims

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Three hospitals taking care of people wounded in the Colorado theater shooting said Wednesday they will limit or completely wipe out medical bills for the victims.

Some victims, many of them young, are uninsured and face mounting hospital bills.

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