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"I frequently see the same medications over and over, and many of these are used to treat COPD. This is because COPD disproportionately affects individuals with lower socioeconomic status due to increased exposure to pollutants and lack of access to treatment and resources for healthy living."
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"In my own host site at Clay Behavioral Health, health education and social service navigation have been at the forefront among different methods of improving the quality of life of our patients through empowerment."
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"I’ve learned more from just talking to clients about their past and experiences than I could have ever learned in a classroom. I became a helper and a supporter rather than an authority figure, sharing information with people and being receptive to things they knew more about than I did."
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"Mom. Mama. Madre. Mother. These are all ways to describe the central unit of a family. Moms are the sweet jam in between two shortbread cookies, gently yet securely keeping the cookie intact, while also being the pivotal part that truly makes the cookie delicious. This is what I have come to learn over the first few months of my service year with National Health Corps. The health of the family is intrinsically tied to the health of mom."
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