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Symptoms of slump: Modesto clinic opens with bustling health fair
Modesto Bee

The obvious signs of the recession are vacant homes, empty storefronts and blocks-long lines when jobs open. Less obvious are the missed doses of medicine, chronic pain and coughs that just won’t go away.

Those are the symptoms of lost health care coverage, adding to the high numbers of uninsured in the Northern San Joaquin Valley with chronic health problems.