Student-run free clinic in California helps fill a healthcare void
Although the federal and state governments provide services or coverage for uninsured children, adults without insurance are often left with minimal access to healthcare. Often, they resort to using emergency room visits for primary care. But at the University of California-Irvine Outreach Clinic, medical students provide comprehensive healthcare to real patients—most of whom are uninsured, don't speak English, and haven't seen a doctor in years.
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