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US medical schools see decline in rural students

BY SHAMANE MILLS | WISCONSIN PUBLIC RADIO Medical schools across the country have seen a sharp decline in rural students. This comes at a time when Wisconsin and other states are facing a physician shortage in sparsely populated communities. Medical school students...

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Malaysia reports first polio case in 27 years

AL JAZEERA AND NEWS AGENCIES A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the Asia-Pacific country in 27 years, health authorities have said. The baby boy from Tuaran in Malaysia's Sabah state on Borneo island tested...

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Free play explores end-of-life conversations

Dr. Ann McIntosh, a CALS instructor and end-of-life care professional, together with The Theater of Public Policy help bring end-of-life conversations to life in a smart and funny way to learn about something we all will deal with eventually. It is free, but you do...

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Far from care: Life with a sick baby in a rural state

By Katheryn Houghton – Bozeman Daily Chronicle Staff Writer It’s not hard for them to stay awake while most everyone else sleeps. What could happen is enough. The home nursery was dark on a recent evening other than the glow from the machine keeping the Samuelsons’...

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2 Nurses In Tennessee Preach ‘Diabetes Reversal’

By Blake Farmer/WPLN Chains, saws and old logging equipment litter the back field of Wendy Norris' family farm, near the county seat of Altamont, Tenn. Norris used to be part of the local timber industry, and the rusted tools are relics from a time when health woes...

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