Under Oklahoma law, doctors who perform abortions guilty of felony; Radiologists support bill to expand GME funding;

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> Oklahoma legislators have passed a bill that would make it a felony for doctors to perform abortions and restrict any doctor who performs an abortion from obtaining or renewing a license to practice medicine in the state, according to the Associated Press.  Article

> The Society of Interventional Radiology supports a newly introduced bill that would expand access to government-funded graduate medical education opportunities to specialties recently elevated to the "primary specialty" designation, including interventional radiology, as well as rural institutions and new medical schools. Announcement

> In Massachusetts, law enforcement officials and lawmakers are calling for changes in the state's existing marijuana laws after a driver who police say was high on medical marijuana crashed into a police vehicle in March and killed a veteran state trooper, according to the Boston Herald. Article

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> Emergency room physicians are in demand, but soaring medical education debt has cast some doubts on how well the pipeline will be supplied in the coming years. Article

> The costs to treat mental health disorders far outstrips that of other medical conditions, according to a new study published in Health Affairs. Article

And Finally… Freeway Frida finally rescued. Article