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Health Professions in the News: Local Public Health a Career Path for Medical Students

U.S. News & World Report (October 21, 2015)

Public health touches all parts of life, exemplified by the Ebola outbreak and in Baltimore with the swift response and coordination of resources to dispense life-sustaining medications in the unrest following the death of Freddie Gray?. Public health is responsible for the inspections and reporting...

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Health Professions in the News: St. Louis to Deliver Healthcare at the Train Station

Next City (September 14, 2016)

North St. Louis County commuters will soon be able to get a checkup before boarding the train. A $940,000 grant from U.S. DOT will fund health screenings such as blood pressure and cholesterol tests at a MetroLink station, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: When Smaller Is Better?: ‘Microhospitals’ Are On The Rise

California Healthline (July 19, 2016)

Eyeing fast-growing urban and suburban markets where demand for health care services is outstripping supply, some health care systems are opening tiny, full-service hospitals with comprehensive emergency services but often fewer than a dozen inpatient beds. These “microhospitals” provide residents...

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Health Professions in the News: UC Davis, Elica team up to roll out new mobile health clinic

Sacramento Bee (October 6, 2018)

UC Davis Health and Elica Health debuted its second mobile health clinic Saturday at the Street Soccer USA championship in Old Sacramento. The mobile clinic is a van that has been converted into a center for medical and dental needs, with one half devoted to each respective practice. According to...

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Health Professions in the News: California’s Newly Minted Health Care Laws: Doctor Misconduct, Drug Prices, Kids’ Meals And More

California Healthline (October 1, 2018)

California Gov. Jerry Brown, who faced the final bill-signing deadline of his gubernatorial career on Sunday, approved a variety of health care measures that will directly affect consumers — right down to the drinks in their children’s kiddie meals. Read the full story here.

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