Dental and Oral Care: Low-income Patients
The Highmark Foundation recently awarded $1.9 million in grants to 21 oral health programs across 49 Pennsylvania counties. It's to improve access to oral halth and dental care programs for low-income, rural and uninsured populations. OnQ's Michael Bartley shows what's at stake for the health of the poor who don't have regular access to overall care.
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Despite much wealth and success in our Appalachian northern region, widespread poverty still exists in rural Fayette and Greene counties. However, Michael Bartley shows how and why so many people are delivering life-saving services to our rural neighbors.
Original airdate: Apr 15, 2009
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