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May 6, 1993 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The young mother from Mexico, unable to read or write, dug into her purse for the scrap of paper from which she copied her name onto a medical form for her 7-year-old son, Jose. Marielena Artiaga had brought the boy to the blue medical van parked next to Remington Elementary School on Wednesday morning because his teacher was concerned that recurring ear infections might have caused a hearing problem that was hampering his learning.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 6, 1993 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The young mother from Mexico, unable to read or write, dug into her purse for the scrap of paper from which she copied her name onto a medical form for her 7-year-old son, Jose. Marielena Artiaga had brought the boy to the blue medical van parked next to Remington Elementary School on Wednesday morning because his teacher was concerned that recurring ear infections might have caused a hearing problem that was hampering his learning.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1995 | JEFF KASS
A school district health-care program that uses a van to circulate among 10 elementary schools has won a state award that recognizes exemplary public school programs. Earlier this month, the California School Boards Foundation gave the Santa Ana Unified School District a Golden Bell award for its Healthy Tomorrows program. Out of 239 entries this year, 32 received Golden Bells.
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July 22, 1998 | JOHN CANALIS
Children's Hospital Foundation of Orange County announced Monday that Boeing California will provide $7,500 to help fund a mobile health program in the Santa Ana Unified School District. "Children who are medically underserved will benefit from health examinations and immunizations, as well as treatment for basic health problems, such as ear, nose and throat infections," Kimberly C. Cripe, CHOC president and chief executive officer, said in a press release.
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January 12, 1995 | JON NALICK
The governing board of the Santa Ana Unified School District narrowly agreed to expand a controversial health program designed for low-income children who might otherwise not receive medical care. The Board of Education expanded the Healthy Tomorrows program Tuesday night on a 3-2 vote. Audrey Yamagata-Noji, Robert W. Balen and Sal Mendoza voted in favor, and Tom Chaffee and Rosemarie Avila opposed the move. "I feel this program is beyond reproach.
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August 20, 1995 | JEFF KASS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Dentist Harris Done had traveled through the poorest sections of Mexico and Central America for almost 25 years providing free dental care to local Indians when a patient here alerted him to another region that needed help: Orange County. That was four years ago, and since then, Done estimates, he has provided dental care to 4,000 elementary and high school students throughout the county.
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March 31, 1993 | JON NALICK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Santa Ana Unified School District this week unveiled its new mobile health clinic, designed to deliver free medical care and education to low-income elementary school students and their families. The clinic, the product of an innovative collaboration of public and private organizations, targets children who are at risk for learning difficulties because of inadequate health care.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 5, 1993 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A brightly painted mural, extra large examination rooms and a bilingual medical staff are some of the touches designed to help a new children's medical clinic win acceptance and attract patients in the heart of the low-income, mostly Latino community here. Clinica CHOC Para Ninos, dedicated Saturday with an open house celebration, is a back-to-basics experiment by Children's Hospital of Orange County to try to bring medical care to the poor, rather than make the poor travel to the hospital.
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