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Mother Load

Elizabeth Ceballos and Alyssa Rammer emphasize the key role family and friends have played in their lives. But the force fueling their success is the women themselves. Becoming a mom was not anywhere near Alyssa Rammer’s to-do list. A biology and psychology double major and gymnastic team member at Hamline University, she had been using…

Cover story: Family practice, Fall 2010
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You can meld marriage and medical school

Any spouse will tell you that a good marriage requires work. And any medical school student or graduate will tell you that that level of professional education requires arduous study. “Put those two together, and you have your work cut out for you,” says Lynn Martin, Ph.D., DMU’s director of educational support services. “Spouses often…

Cover story: Family practice, Fall 2010
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A support network for those we love

Sheila and Michael Drnec would strike you as a couple deeply in love. Nestled in comfy chairs in the Student Education Center, they laugh together often, talk about the things they love to do together, and share their excitement for the day when Michael, a software developer, can use his expertise to set up electronic…

Cover story: Family practice, Fall 2010
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Helping a hurting Haiti

Amy Borden takes notes on a Haitian family. Among the many memories DMU students acquired in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, the visual images stick like one’s t-shirt in the island nation’s oven-like temperatures: the once-beautiful capitol building in ruins. People eating and bathing wherever they found a working hydrant. Endless tent cities. The Haitian people, hopeful but…

Fall 2010, Global health
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Global health trip to Guatemala

In a mountainous village in Guatemala, Natalie Hinchcliffe positioned her stethoscope on a female patient’s chest. Not a sound from the woman’s left lung field. Now what?

Fall 2010, Global health
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OMM powers athletic performance

By easing pain, improving function and increasing mobility, osteopathic manual medicine offers clear benefits to athletes.

Fall 2010, The Pulse
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Health PASS inspires next generation of health care leaders

Imagine medical school with all the camaraderie and none of the exams or grades: Wouldn’t that get you excited about a health care career?

Fall 2010, The Pulse
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