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Leading Paradigm Change in Labor and Delivery

The idea of working in midwifery was something of an epiphany for Hutchison. She had graduated Yale University with a degree English literature in 1983. While working in HIV care in Boston, she had a chance encounter with a practicing midwife on an elevator at a hospital where she was employed. Something about the midwife’s description of her work captivated Hutchison and she wanted to know more.

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Shaking up the dental safety-net: elimination of optional adult dental Medicaid benefits in California

Author: Elizabeth Mertz, Sonia Rab Alam, Cynthia Wides

In July 2009, California eliminated funding for most adult non-emergency Medicaid dental benefits (Denti-Cal). This paper presents the findings from a qualitative assessment of the impacts of the Denti-Cal cuts on California's oral health safety-net.