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OPINION: We can’t afford not to supply school-based healthcare

CHICAGO — Here’s a devastating fact for youth living in underserved neighborhoods: Poor health can translate into poor school attendance, lower educational achievement and a shorter life. Now here’s a better one: School-based healthcare offers this group a chance to beat the odds. Offered through safety-net clinics, school-based health centers provide primary, preventive and mental-health […]