International medical graduates ease the U.S. doctor shortage

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Thousands of young doctors recently learned where they’ll be spending the next few years of their lives in residency. A significant number of them will be U.S. citizens who completed medical school abroad. This corps of internationally educated doctors has become increasingly important to the U.S. healthcare system — and is tackling a disproportionate share of America’s biggest healthcare challenges. […]

Conflict dynamics

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Russian atrocities in Ukraine horrify us all, particularly knowing many Russians consider Ukrainians family. How did it come to this? Having worked in war zones, I have wondered if that violence could happen again here. One way to prevent it is to understand how conflict escalates. Let’s look at dynamics of two conflicts, one interpersonal and the other political. One: […]

Let’s pass on the cow gas theory — it’s a lot of hot air

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Why do climate fanatics have a beef with cows? “While it makes for endless dad jokes, it’s a myth that cow farts cause global warming.” Visit www.iowafarmbureau.com.  In a 2018 commentary, Frank Mitloehner, Professor of Animal Science and Air Quality Extension Specialist, University of California, Davis, challenged this view and proclaimed the cow climate claim “is demonstrably wrong” and “giving […]