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Natividad, una trabajadora de campo en el Valle de San Joaquín de California, vive con sus tres hijos en una casa pequeña con otras 3 familias, en la ciudad de Fresno. Utilizamos solamente su primer nombre, debido a su estatus migratorio. Natividad no sabe leer ni escribir, y sólo habla mixteco, una

All California counties have to offer a minimum of free or very low-cost health services to uninsured, low-income residents who do not qualify for subsidized health insurance and cannot pay for private insurance. But one county is trying to change this.

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My fellowship project changed dramatically from what I initially proposed to what I ended up... more »
posted 05/31/12

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Kern County, with similar geography and population to Fresno, decided to enter the new health insurance program called Bridge to Reform. On the way, Kern has stumbled upon many challenges, but for some patients, the program has changed their lives.

Radio journalist Farida Jhabvala examines how one facet of health reform might help uninsured families in Fresno, California's poorest county - but political leaders there don't want to participate.

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All California counties have to offer a minimum of free or very low-cost health services to... more »