Doctor http://kvpr.org en On Valley Edition: Clinic Helps Homeless; CA Ag-gag Bill; Child Abuse Prevention; Scavenger Hunt http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-clinic-helps-homeless-ca-ag-gag-bill-child-abuse-prevention-scavenger-hunt <p></p><p>This week on Valley Edition we step into the doors of a <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/mobile-health-clinic-provides-care-merceds-homeless">Merced health clinic that serves the homeless</a>. The City of Merced was hit hard by the economic crash and foreclosure crisis in the past decade. In an already poor and medically under-served region, the recession created a new group of homeless people who have very limited access to medical care. But one determined doctor, aided by <a href="http://www.gvhc.org/gvhc_new/">Golden Valley Health Centers </a>staff and student volunteers from UC Merced, is striving to ensure these people don’t fall through the cracks.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 19:04:34 +0000 Rebecca Plevin, Juanita Stevenson & Ezra David Romero 13692 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Clinic Helps Homeless; CA Ag-gag Bill; Child Abuse Prevention; Scavenger Hunt Homegrown Doctors Value Medical Education In the Valley http://kvpr.org/post/homegrown-doctors-value-medical-education-valley <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For Rene and Veronica Ramirez careers in medicine were always a dream. But with childhoods spent in rural California – </span>Dinuba<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>Kerman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> – the couple’s desire to bring aid back to their communities seemed only to be just wishful thinking.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"I always thought I would like to be a doctor, but I didn’t know if I actually could do it," she said.</span></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 19:44:29 +0000 Ezra David Romero 10354 at http://kvpr.org Homegrown Doctors Value Medical Education In the Valley