Health Disparities OnQ Episode 2/18/08
In this episode, OnQ provides an overview about our week of coverage on health disparities; takes you into a African dance class that helps the body and soul; and we talk with featured guest, Dr. Christopher Allen, president of Gateway Medical Society.
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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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