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Remote Area Medical: Massive Free Health Clinic Lands in Northern California

Remote Area Medical: Massive Free Health Clinic Lands in Northern California

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After serving some 3,400 patients in Sacramento, the Remote Area Medical clinic heads to Oakland this weekend to provide free medical and dental care to thousands of people, some of whom will start lining up at the Oakland Coliseum at 3:30 a.m. Remote Area Medical has traditionally aimed its free medical care at developing countries, but found such a need in the United States that it has to turn people away from its massive clinics here.

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