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'School-Based Dental Care,' Kansas Public Radio

Entrants: Reported and Produced by Bryan Thompson
Edited by J. Schafer and Laura Lorson

Affiliation: Kansas Public Radio


Year: 2009

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When a family is struggling to make ends meet, dental care is often seen as expendable. Even so, children in one of the poorest communities in Kansas are getting oral health care, thanks to a unique collaboration between their school district and a safety net clinic 30 miles away. Health Reporter Bryan Thompson has more as Kansas Public Radio continues its series, "Kansas Health: A Prescription for Change".

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