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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