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MLK Health Center Receives CVS Health Foundation Grant

The grant has been awarded as part of the CVS Health Foundation’s commitment to address the need for more accessible, coordinated health care in our local communities. The grant will support MLK Health Center’s diabetes and cardiovascular disease programs. “The grant we’re receiving from the CVS Health Foundation will help us in our continued effort to reduce overall health care costs and improve patient care outcomes for those in our local community,” said Janet Mentesane, Executive Director for MLK....

Free, Charitable Clinics Need Help

By: Krista Buckhalter July 31, 2015, originally published by Shreveport Times Despite the recent Gallup poll numbers on the uninsured, the hard fact remains that there are still millions of individuals who do not have access to affordable health care and health insurance. These individuals will continue to turn to the Free and Charitable Clinic system they have always relied on for care. These clinics remain a critical part of the health care safety-net system now and will into the foreseeable future. According to...