Katie Lee is a third year medical student in Appalachia. She has served as an Executive Board member for her school’s Students for a National Health Program chapter.
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Friday, March 10, 2017
Why Appalachia (and the Whole Nation) Needs a Single Payer Healthcare System
During a rural medical outreach visit in East Tennessee, I met a woman who had become concerned after she found a lump in her breast. She was 44 years old, only a year younger than her mother was when she died of breast cancer at 45. The patient had not seen a physician in many years because she...