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Disability and Discrimination at the Doctor’s Office

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[In the photo above: Ann Slater gets her blood pressure checked by Marilyn Petrich, a volunteer nurse, during a free health screening at The Arc in S.F. The agency provides health care for adults with developmental disabilities. Photo by […]

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