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Nun discusses health care in rural America

Here’s a gripping podcast: In today’s installment of American Public Media’s The Story podcast, Sister Anne Brooks, DO, talks about health care in rural Mississippi. Here’s the description:

They say that it’s hard to get doctors to practice in rural America. Sister Anne Brooks would know about that. Dr. Brooks has been running the Tutwiler Health Clinic in the heart of the Mississippi Delta for almost thirty years. She says working in one of the poorest areas of the country poses definite challenges, but the work is worth doing.

You can listen to the podcast – and about Brooks’ “pearly gates insurance policy” – here or download it here (.mp3).

Via Covering Health

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