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Hero Med Student Saves Elderly Man Who Collapsed at a Train Station in China

A medical student from Jinzhou in Liaoning Province, China is earning praise online after saving an elderly man who collapsed and lost consciousness on a train station platform.

The student, identified as Ding Hui, is a medical student at Jinzhou Medical University. She was reportedly waiting for her train home at the Jinzhou South Railway Station when she heard about the incident.

You Can’t Donate Sperm in Beijing Unless You Are Loyal to China’s Communist Party

A sperm bank in Beijing has recently made headlines for its strict donor requirements, including loyalty to China’s Communist Party and its ideology.

The Peking University Third Hospital in the Haidan district of Beijing launched a new sperm donation program on Wednesday, posting a list of requirements on its social media accounts for potential donors, according to South China Morning Post.

Doctor Goes to Help Puerto Rico, Discovers the Disaster is Much Worse in Person

I volunteered in Puerto Rico for two weeks, serving as a doctor in a mobile medical unit. What I witnessed was a humanitarian crisis that was far worse than that portrayed through U.S. media.

My team targeted rural communities in the middle, south and west coastal towns not yet surveyed by FEMA. We had expected that the state would have made progress a month after the storm, but outside of San Juan, conditions remained unchanged. Fences and power lines torn from the ground still obstructed the streets. Bridges collapsed and roads were impassable after landslides.