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Lines at Free Clinics Growing-New Patients Include Unemployed Workers From Middle Class


Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, illness, healthcare, protection, safety )

Susan
- 2093 days ago - venturacountystar.com
Although the growing line of uninsured people at the Free Clinic of Simi Valley runs from the down-and-out to middle-class restaurateurs and graphic designers, Nora Chao stands out.She's blind, carries a cane and came to this last-resort clinic because



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Kit B. (276)
Tuesday January 27, 2009, 12:50 am
I like the idea of free clinics, but they can't possibly handle the numbers that will just keep growing with the lay-offs. Another reason we must have health reform. The insurance companies get richer and people are not getting the care they need. Enough!
 

Janet B. (1)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 3:50 pm
I agree Kit on your assessment that we must have "reform". What we have now is pushing us in a direction of feeding the insurance machine and health care remains nearly unattainable or affordable for the majority.
 
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