Poor Health: Poverty and scarce medical resources in U.S. cities
John Patton Jr. is a Milwaukee man who has struggled with unemployment and health problems for many years. An engaging and upbeat man, Mr. Patton patches together his life making a circuit of neighborhoods near his home, mostly on foot. He knows people at clinics, social service agencies and emergency rooms. His story is the story of many poor Americans who face health care challenges. Included in this interactive report are the story of John Patton, which illustrates the complex connection between poverty and poor health, a detailed data analysis, videos which tell the story of a small nonprofit in Milwaukee located in a former hospital and many other features.
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