Elderly doctor can’t get her medical license back, judge rules, again

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For the second time, a New Hampshire judge has ruled against Dr. Anna Konopka, the 84-year-old New Hampshire doctor who recently surrendered her medical license after inquiries into her practice by the state medical board. The Wednesday court order was first reported by New Hampshire Public Radio.

Last month, Konopka initially came to national attention after she refused to use a computer and participate in the state's new law for an online opioid monitoring program.

In two lengthy phone interviews with Ars last month, Konopka said that, if she is somehow reinstated by the state's medical board, she would be willing to learn how to use the Internet to follow New Hampshire law. At this point, that's a big "if."

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