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"I can’t help but wonder, though, how our conversation would have turned out had it taken place through an interpreter, or if he hadn’t felt comfortable enough to speak with me at all."
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Abby Smith is a Maternal Child Health Coordinator at the UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center. She provides health education and case management for moms with risk factors that increase their chances of preterm birth or low birth weight in future pregnancies.
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"Love is patient. Love is kind. Love doesn’t have to just be with a significant other. Love is our biggest line of defense against domestic violence. Love is stronger."
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Jordan Besch writes about her experiences working with safety net organizations and the interconnected relations between institutions that provide access to care services to uninsured and underinsured residents of Allegheny County based on her experience as Outreach Coordinator at her host site Global Links.
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Midway through each service term members of the National Health Corps - Florida conduct their annual retreat to reflect on the first half of their service terms and plan for the second half and beyond. This year’s event was held in St. Augustine, Florida, the scenic beach side city that holds the title of America’s oldest city.
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