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Doctors-in-Training Required to Work Shorter Hours

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Doctors-in-Training Required to Work Shorter Hours

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Doctors-in-Training Required to Work Shorter Hours

Doctors-in-Training Required to Work Shorter Hours

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New safety regulations force doctors-in-training to cut their work time to 80 hours a week. But some residents express concern that the new requirements will prevent them from getting enough hands-on training. Hear Cathy Duchamp of member station KUOW.