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Meet the Science in Action Finalists

Who will win the first $50,000 Science in Action prize, sponsored by Scientific American? This award, offered as part of the 2012 Google Science Fair, will recognize a student project that addresses a social, environmental, ethical, health or welfare issue to make a practical difference to the lives of a group or community, and that [...]

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Molecules to Medicine

An Emergency Room’s Closure: A Community’s Betrayal

Although I’ve been busy traveling again, the struggle of the Boothbay peninsula communities to keep their hospital remains constantly on my mind. I’ve written two letters to the editor of the Boothbay Register*, which I am reproducing here to update my readers, as this is an example of broader David and Goliath healthcare struggles and [...]

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Molecules to Medicine

Big Fish Eats Little Fish- Warning for Rural Hospitals

St. Andrews Hospital, Boothbay Harbor, Maine update. In my previous post, I outlined the looming menace to tiny St. Andrews hospital in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. I’ve met with one Lincoln County Healthcare (LCH) executive, Dr. Mark Fourre, Director of Emergency Services at Miles Memorial Hospital and St Andrews Hospital and a Trustee of the Board [...]

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