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National Association of Free Clinics

Giving Back: How You And The Media Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

'They Save Lives. They Save Families.' Free Clinic Keeps D.C. Family Afloat

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This story is part of HuffPost Impact's 12 Days, 12 Cities, 12 Families series, highlighting Americans who have persevered to overcome incredible chal...

Raffle For New Home To Raise Thousands For Free Health Clinic

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Agnesian Health Care Foundation is raffling off a three-bedroom, 2,300-square-foot Wisconsin house worth $300,000. This is not, however, an ordina...

1,000 Attend Free Medical Clinic As Aetna Axes Jobs

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mary Ann West

Without access to reduced cost health care, the uninsured are more likely to wait longer, become sicker, and burden emergency departments, all at a greater cost to patient, facility, and taxpayer.

Free Health Clinic Comes To Connecticut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The National Association of Free Clinics will offer two tons of medical supplies, more than 1,000 H1N1 vaccines and hundreds of antibiotics,and a rang...

While Senators Denounce Medicaid, The Uninsured Turn To Charity

Blake Rutherford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blake Rutherford

This weekend, thousands of Arkansans convened at the Statehouse Convention Center for a mass free health clinic, the first of its kind in Little Rock.

Runner Stripped Of Gold Medal Is Now Homeless

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of our Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up compelling local stories about the victims of the recession. Calvin H...

Dr. Oz's Free Clinics Help The Uninsured

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On Saturday, September 26, television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz hosted a free clinic in Houston, one that attracted over 1,700 people. It was the larg...

"Countdown" Producer Attends Health Care Clinic In New Orleans: "There Are No Words" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the free health clinics launched due to the generosity of "Countdown" viewers took place over the weekend in New Orleans. While Keith Olberm...

Thousands In Midwest Seek Medical Attention At Free Health Fair

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Thousands from in and around Missouri lined up to be seen by doctors on the second day of The Kansas City Free Health Clinic. The event is just one of...

Dr. Oz Puts a Face on the Uninsured

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

Who exactly are these uninsured people we keep hearing about? They're not what many people expect. The vast majority of the uninsured -- 81 percent -- come from working families with low incomes.

Keith Olbermann Helps Raise $1.2 Million For Free Health Care Clinics

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Because of an appeal during his special comment on health care, Keith Olbermann has helped raise $1.2 million for free health care clinics, resulting ...