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State cuts hurt child medical program
Visialia Times-Delta

Physician assistant Alisia Lee put two brothers on the same examination table, moving from one boy to the next, listening to their hearts and lungs with a stethoscope Tuesday at Family HealthCare Network in Goshen. The boys, Alvaro, 7, and Enrique Lopez, 4, were brought in for their annual examination by their mother, Angela Rodriguez of Goshen. They are covered under Healthy Families, a state-sponsored low-cost insurance program for children, teens and pregnant mothers. Rodriguez said she paid $10 per child for the medical appointment.

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