Medical student hopes to start mobile medical clinic for fishermen

LobsterStudyMiranda Rogers has seen firsthand the ailments affecting people who work in Maine’s fishing industries: infections from handling bait, skin cancer from heavy sun exposure and more common health problems that go undetected when fishermen skip medical appointments because the fishing is good. Rogers grew up on Orr’s Island, the daughter of a lobsterman, and spent three summers hauling and baiting traps. Inspired by her experience, Rogers said her goal now is to improve health care access for fishermen. Read more here 08:00

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