Neighborhood Health Clinic and St. Matthew’s House have formed an alliance with Millennium Physician Group to address a need for diagnostic imaging. Millennium will open a new Women’s Imaging Center in April at 4330 U.S. 41 E. to serve Neighborhood Health Clinic patients who need radiology services. The arrangement between the two nonprofit organizations — a […]
Poverty is linked to poor health for many reasons.
People who can’t afford health insurance don’t go to the doctor when they’re sick and often get sicker. Poverty has been linked to a higher rate of diabetes, high blood pressure and other illnesses. And without enough money to pay for housing and other necessities, low-income people often eat cheaper, but unhealthy, processed foods.