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Some Rural Hospitals Overcome Recruitment Challenges : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image The wide-open spaces of Arco, Idaho, appeal to some doctors with a love of the outdoors. Thomas Hawk/Flickr hide caption toggle caption Thomas Hawk/Flickr In the central Idaho community of Arco, where Lost Rivers Medical Center is located, the elk and bear outnumber the human population of a thousand. The view from… Read More »

Alex Trebek’s ‘near remission’ story serves as a reminder: Beware celebrity health news

In People magazine’s latest cover story, Alex Trebek said his advanced pancreatic cancer is in “near remission.” People portrayed this as a dramatic turnaround: When Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer three months ago, fans were shocked. But now the beloved Trebek has good news to share: He’s in “near… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Public Health Measures And Turning The Tide On AIDS Crisis; No, You Probably Can’t Keep Your Same Doctor. Here’s Why.

Editorial pages weigh in on these health care topics and others. Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Much Progress Made, Much Work Remains On HIV/AIDS Crisis According to the CDC, the annual number of new HIV diagnoses has remained relatively stable at about 40,000 in recent years. Yet, within some demographics, those numbers are on the rise. About one… Read More »

Avoiding Summer Health Pitfalls

While many of us are thrilled that summer is here, there are certain health pitfalls that can definitely put a damper on our summer enjoyment. Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Or maybe not. While many of us are thrilled that we’ve reached the end of the cold weather and are looking forward to the… Read More »