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Medicine: Rural Maternity Wards #1114991

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 19, 2017
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(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.]

Reporter(s):
Balart, Jose Diaz;
Torres, John
Duration:
00:02:20

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