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AUDIO PODCAST: Newscast
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 9:00 AM
Lead Story: Lower-Income Kids Twice as Likely to Use ER

Children from poor families are almost twice as likely as higher-income kids to use hospital emergency rooms.

Podcast Description:

This audio program features current news and information from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

  • News and Numbers: An AHRQ report reveals that children from poor families are almost twice as likely as higher-income kids to use hospital emergency rooms;
  • Research News: A free consumer guide to help Hispanics who have Type 2 diabetes compare oral medications is now available from AHRQ;
  • Navigating Health Care: AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy offers advise on how to choose a doctor that is right for you.

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Duration: 07:05 (MM:SS)  File Size: 6.49 MB
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