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Stories with subject: Family medicine
  • Deal signs medical school scholarship legislation 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:05 pm
  • ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Wednesday to expand a scholarship program that will enable more medical students to practice in high-need areas.

  • Regional health group expands into more parishes 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:37 am
  • MONROE, Louisiana - Northeast Delta Human Services Authority has joined efforts with Franklin Parish Hospital Service District No. 1 and Morehouse Community Medical Centers to provide services for patients who need both behavioral and primary health care.

  • Washington State University considers med school 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 11:32 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Medical officials predict an aging population and expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act will contribute to doctor shortages across the nation. In response to the projected need, Washington State University has begun exploring the feasibility of opening a medical school on its Spokane campus.

  • Young doctors still pulled to specialties 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:43 am
  • BALTIMORE - Despite nationwide efforts to encourage medical students to pursue primary-care specialties like pediatrics and internal medicine, most University of Maryland School of Medicine graduates are choosing other specialties.

  • Okla. medical college ranked in Top 80 for care 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:04 pm
  • TULSA, Oklahoma - Oklahoma State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine has been ranked among the Top 80 medical schools in the nation for primary care training.

  • Health gap persists in Central Oregon 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 12:37 pm
  • BEND, Oregon - New data on smoking rates, obesity, poverty and other health factors highlight the large health gap among Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties.

  • Fewer Miss docs accepting Medicaid payments 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 8:31 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - Fewer than half of Mississippi's primary care doctors are taking new Medicaid patients, Mississippi State University researchers say.