Packers In Playoffs, Rural Doctors, Veteran Mental Health

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WPR’s sports reporter is back to preview the Green Bay Packers’ upcoming playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. Then, we discuss a decline in medical school students who hail from rural communities and concerns over elevated suicide rates among female members of the military.

Featured in this Show

  • Previewing The Packers' Playoff Game Against The Seahawks

    The Green Bay Packers face off against the Seattle Seahawks this weekend in the NFL playoffs. A win would place the Pack one game from reaching the Super Bowl. A WPR sports reporter tells us what to expect.

  • Preparing Medical Students To Practice In Rural Areas

    National statistics show a decline of rural student enrollment in medical schools. We talk with a Wisconsin physician who trains medical students to practice in rural areas about the issue and its effects on our healthcare system.

  • Suicides Rates Higher Among Female Veterans

    Data from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs says female veterans are more than twice as likely to commit suicide compared to women outside the military. A former navy hospital corpsman details the challenges facing veterans today, including herself, and why suicide is happening at an alarming rate.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Megan Hart Guest
  • Dr. Paul Hunter Guest
  • Tanzania Johnson Guest

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