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BMC to go national with legal aid program

Lawyers, doctors team up for health

By Sacha Pfeiffer
Globe Staff / April 10, 2006

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Sometimes lawyers, not doctors, can be the key to good health. That principle drives a Boston Medical Center program that relies on attorneys, in partnership with physicians and social workers, to help low-income children stay healthy. The lawyers ensure that houses are heated in the winter, help undernourished families apply for food stamps, work to eliminate rodent infestation, and prod ... (Full article: 1024 words)

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