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Health Improvement Partnership of Santa Cruz County: Women in county can get the health care they need
Santa Cruz Sentinel

Recent headlines about access to contraception and breast cancer screening have brought much-needed attention to the fact that many women lack basic access to health care. A recent report from the Public Health Institute reveals that in 2009 [the last year for which data were available], 24 percent of California women between the ages of 18 and 64 were uninsured for all or part of the year.