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Cops: Teen Posed as OB/GYN for a Month

He walked halls of medical center with white coat, was caught in exam room

(Newser) - Apparently, the only thing necessary to pass yourself off as a doctor—an OB/GYN, no less—is an official-looking white coat. Fox 13 reports that a teenager pulled it off for a month at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. The center insists that the unnamed... More »

Abortion Bill Could Shutter Arizona OB-GYN Program

University of Arizona would lose accreditation

(Newser) - The Arizona State Senate is considering two bills that would further limit abortions, including one that could force the University of Arizona to shut down its obstetrics and gynecology program. HB 2384 includes a ban on using state funding or tuition money for abortion training at state universities and community... More »

Pro-Life Docs Need Not Perform Abortions: Board

Body clarifies ruling that had feds, physicians worried about certifications

(Newser) - Obstetrician/gynecologists who don’t want to deal with abortions don’t have to, the certifying board for their specialty said today, responding to Bush administration fears that the board was going to refuse to certify doctors who decline to perform them or refer patients to someone who does. The US... More »

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