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Male nurses an increasing presence in health care

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Melissa Peticolas, of Absecon, holds her newborn baby, Lorelei, as nurse Joseph Hardiman II, of Atlantic City, takes her temperature May 15 at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Galloway Township.

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When Joe Krafft entered nursing in the early 1980s, he was something of a novelty in a profession traditionally dominated by women.

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Michael Ein

Melissa Peticolas, of Absecon, holds her newborn baby, Lorelei, as nurse Joseph Hardiman II, of Atlantic City, takes her temperature May 15 at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Galloway Township.