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Tax questions surround Florence's medical school

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Taxpayers are questioning how tax dollars are being used when it comes to the construction of the future medical school in Florence.Full story

Producer Neal Baer's career of hits

  The executive producer of "ER" shares his experiences simultaneously attending medical school and producing TV shows. He worked with Steven Spielberg and Stephen King for a new series, "Under the Dome."

Plasticized Bodies Come to Singapore Medical School

At a Singapore medical school, doctors-to-be are learning anatomy on human bodies preserved in plastic. Full story

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21-year-old youngest MD from Univ. of Chicago

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  ‘We have some counties where there's no physician at all’

A nationwide doctor shortage is expected to worsen over the next decade, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Medical schools, like Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are coming up with innovative ways to get young doctors practicing with fewer years in medical school

  UCF med students graduate debt free

Four years ago when UCF had just broken ground on its medical school, it offered free tuition and a stipend for living expenses to lure the best and brightest students. Now those students are graduating and heading off to prestigious residency programs. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.

  'We're graduating a premier group of new doctors'

Thirty-six students at the University of Central Florida will graduate debt-free today.   Four years ago, UCF had just broken ground on its medical school.  It had no accreditation, no faculty, and needed to lure the nation’s top students to an unknown school, so  they offered to give each med stude

  Ben Carson for president?

Is Ben Carson serious about running for president? Republicans have quickly embraced the 61-year-old, eager to have on their side a well-known black doctor who has degrees from Yale and the University of Michigan, several popular books, a post at Johns Hopkins University, one of the most prestigious

  Prodigy earns MD at age 21

A 21-year-old Chicago man who began college at nine years old and medical school three years later is about to become the youngest student ever awarded an M.D. by the University of Chicago.

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Jim Purcell, Dorothy Purcell

** ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, SEPT. 13, 2010 AND THEREAFTER ** This undated photo provided by the Purcell family shows Jim Purcell and his wife Dorothy "Dot" Purcell. Dot Purcell wanted her body to go to science and she ended up at the Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest Campus in Gary, Ind

Dorothy Purcell
Dorothy Purcell

** ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, SEPT. 13, 2010 AND THEREAFTER ** This undated photo provided by her family shows Dorothy "Dot" Purcell. Purcell wanted her body to go to science and she ended up at the Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest Campus in Gary, Ind., which has an unusual program where