NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 19, 2017
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(Monroe, Wisconsin: John Torres) The rural challenge for pregnant women with the closing of hospital maternity wards examined; details given of the case of Minnesotan Clare Shirley; rural hospital statistics cited. [SHIRLEY - cites the long drive to the Duluth hospital.] [Community clinic health nurse Kirstin WHARTON- says something is wrong.] [University of Wisconsin School of Medicine Dr. Ellen HARTENBACH- talks about her rural OB/GYN residency program.] [Resident Dr. Laura McDOWELL- talks about the need for women's health care in rural towns.]
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