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Story of the Month

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    October Story of the Month

    Heart & Soul   Can you imagine all the heartache and sadness that comes with being a young widower?  In spite of it all, taking care of his young daughter is a top priority for Dennis. He came to Young & Healthy for help with navigating the insurance system. The Young & Healthy team helped […]

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    September Story of the Month

    Helping Systems Work Better  Six-year-old Sam failed his hearing test at school. The school nurse quickly referred Sam to Young & Healthy. One of our wonderful ENT (Ears, Nose & Throat) volunteer physicians, Dr. Williams, recommended that Sam have his tonsils and adenoids removed and “tubes” inserted in both ears to promote fluid drainage. Because […]

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    July Story of the Month

    A Simple Mishap One’s pinky finger REALLY is not supposed to stick out at a right angle!  It would make anybody cringe to even think about how much pain 14 year-old Julian was in when his pinky finger was injured and sticking out.  That pain was multiplied for his family, living under the constant threat […]

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    June Story of the Month

    Good Humans at Work Cassandra has had a very rough year.  Sadly, her mom recently passed away.  As a result, Cassandra is a little bit lost in her daily communications with her dad.  In addition, somehow in the mix of grief and family reorganization, Cassandra’s Medi-Cal coverage has lapsed.  The timing of the lapse of […]

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    May Story of the Month

    When a pay raise can hurt you Most of us welcome a pay raise!  Unfortunately for Tasha, the slight increase in her family income disqualified them from receiving Medi-Cal. The timing could not have been worse. Tasha was seven days away from a surgery for uterine cancer. Luckily, she came to Young & Healthy, where Sam […]

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