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Schwarzenegger allows out-of-state volunteers at free clinics
California Watch

The free health clinics that have filled stadiums across the nation got a big boost in California on Friday when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill allowing out-of-state health workers to volunteer here. The bill will benefit Remote Area Medical, a group that was formed to provide health care outside of the U.S. but found incredible domestic demand from the uninsured. The Washington Post, New York Times and CBS’ “60 Minutes” have documented the lines of people forming before dawn, many of them desperate for eye exams, dental care or follow-up care for chronic conditions.

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