Medical schools

November 29, 2017 - 8:59 am
MIAMI (AP) — The University of Miami is investigating after one of its medical students was accused of posting pictures of female classmates on various websites for sexual fetishes. The Miami Herald reports the 25-year-old medical student has been suspended. The student is suspected of copying...
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Dr. Larry Nassar, 54, appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 22, 2017 - 5:34 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault charges against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Michigan State University says allegations that it covered up a former gymnastics doctor's criminal sexual misconduct are "simply false" and it is "appalled" by...
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November 22, 2017 - 3:09 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Tanya D. Marsh, Wake Forest University (THE CONVERSATION) Charles Manson, the wild-eyed cult leader who claimed inspiration for an apocalyptic race war from the Beatles’ “White Album,”...
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In this Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, photo, Marcela Zhou, in her third year at the University of California at Los Angeles' medical school, poses for a photo at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, in Los Angeles. Zhou was born in Mexico after her family moved there from China. She wants to work in public health. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
October 21, 2017 - 12:09 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Medical student Alejandra Duran Arreola dreams of becoming an OB-GYN in her home state of Georgia, where there's a shortage of doctors and one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the U.S. But the 26-year-old Mexican immigrant's goal is now trapped in the debate over a program...
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William Bazan, 20, in the HOPE program at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, in New York, works on his reading skills with resident Selma Bachner, 90, in an atrium of the facility Thursday, May 25, 2017. The nursing home on a picturesque stretch of the Hudson River in the Bronx, has gone beyond its calling as a house for the old, playing host to the young with an innovative public high school right within its walls. She works with William on reading, helping when he stumbles on a word and cajoling him as he answers a workbook’s comprehension questions. “It makes me feel darn good to help a young person,” Bachner says. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 15, 2017 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a classroom, an old man glides in pushing a walker, and none of the young faces turn. In the cafeteria, a white-haired woman eats across from a teenager, to no one's surprise. And walking to the school bus, students pass wheelchairs and oxygen tanks as nonchalantly as if they...
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October 09, 2017 - 5:25 pm
SWEDESBORO, N.J. (AP) — Quadruplet sisters are doing their best to honor the legacy of their late mother. Eighteen-year-olds Casey, Kelly, Rachel and Erin Murphy are working toward careers in medicine like their mother, Toni Murphy, Philly.com reports . Toni Murphy, who worked as an OB-GYN nurse,...
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October 05, 2017 - 10:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of the University of Southern California's medical school resigned Thursday, less than a year after he took over for a dean who resigned and was later the center of allegations that he smoked meth and hung out with criminals. Dr. Rohit Varma chose to step down after the...
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In this undated photo, Kelly Kuhns holds her son, Oliver, in Plain City, Ohio. Kuhns is advocating for an Ohio bill that would ban abortions based on the type of pre-natal Down syndrome diagnosis she received for her son, Oliver. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth)
September 24, 2017 - 11:09 am
PLAIN CITY, Ohio (AP) — Kelly Kuhns rejected Down syndrome testing the first three times she got pregnant; the 36-year-old nurse from Ohio always knew she'd never terminate a pregnancy. But after her third pregnancy ended in miscarriage, she decided with the fourth to take the test. Her hope was to...
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Karen Bobo, right, mother of Holly Bobo, receives a hug from a supporter after a court recess was called Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Savannah, Tenn. A Hardin County jury found Zachary Adams guilty Friday of kidnapping, raping and murdering Holly Bobo. (Kenneth Cummings/The Jackson Sun via AP)
September 23, 2017 - 2:00 pm
SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — It was a prayer circle 6 ½ years in the making. Shortly after a man was convicted of kidnapping and killing Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo, her family and friends held hands, closed their eyes and thanked God for the guilty verdict. Family pastor Don Franks spoke softly...
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Karen Bobo speaks to Zach Adams during the victim impact statement during the penalty phase of the Holly Bobo murder trial, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 in Savannah, Tenn. Adams, 33, avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years. A Hardin County jury convicted Adams on Friday of kidnapping, raping and murdering Holly Bobo in 2011. (Kenneth Cummings/The Jackson Sun via AP, Pool)
September 23, 2017 - 1:08 pm
SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing Saturday to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years for the kidnapping, rape and killing of nursing student Holly Bobo. Judge C. Creed McGinley told a jury that Zachary Adams made a deal with prosecutors just...
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