Growing up in a health desert

Not only is there no hospital in Thermal, Ca., there are very few Spanish-speaking physicians to serve the needs of the growing Latino population. One young resident has taken this as inspiration to become a doctor. “Recently I shadowed a doctor in Coachella who grew up in our community and speaks Spanish. I was surprised when I saw his patients doing something that as a child I thought was against the rules; they were talking to him.” Read the full story on Coachella Unincorporated.

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