Young & Healthy


Story of the Month

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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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  • June16 SOTM-photo

    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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    April Story of the Month

    Trapped Lance headed to the emergency room when his jaw was broken.  Luckily he was able to obtain emergency Medi-Cal, which allowed him to have emergency surgery to have his jaw realigned and wired shut for healing. With time, healing began and soon it was time to have the wiring removed.  However, there was a  […]

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