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Grassroots Medicine: The Story of America's Free Health Clinics

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This book describes the emergence of the free health clinic from its roots in the late 1960s and early 1970s, created by medical and lay social activists for young, alienated persons with substance abuse problems and by African American social activists for racial and ethnic minority groups. However, in the mid to late 1980s and 1990s, a second generation of free clinics began to develop rapidly in many different communities throughout the country, shifting their focus to the working poor and the uninsured. This growth has ...

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Grassroots Medicine: The Story of America's Free Health Clinics
2006, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742540705

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