Just a Sunday morning update from the RAM California free clinic in Oakland this weekend. Thousands lined up for three medical, dental and vision care, and organizers expect that as many as three thousand patients could be seen in total:
Julian Burleson-Kimball, 44, lined up outside the Oakland Coliseum at 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning to . . . → Read More: Thousands Line Up For RAM Free Medical Clinic In Oakland
Here at MyHealthCafe.com we spend most of our helping folks navigate their doctor and hospital bills. After all, at this point who hasn’t been slammed by a bill that at least ten times more than you thought it would be?
But we’re starting to hear more and more about dental bills that can be every . . . → Read More: Have Been Slammed by Unexpected Dental Bills?
Has it been a while since you’ve seen your dentist? Do you desperately need some dental work done? With the economy just starting to inch its way back to health, we know an awful lot of folks who have been putting off much-needed dental work, sometimes for months or even years. While putting off seeing . . . → Read More: Can Clinical Trials Be Your Ticket To Affordable Dental Care?
The preliminary schedule for Remote Area Medical’s (RAM) mobile clinic is now out! Although not all of the free healthcare expeditions are listed yet, RAM is already listing free healthcare clinics in Oakland, Sacramento and Oklahoma City, as well as smaller communities in Tennessee and Virginia. RAM’s free healthcare clinics offer free medical, dental and . . . → Read More: Remote Area Medical (RAM) Will Offer Free Medical, Dental, Vision Care in Oakland, Sacramento, Oklahoma City in 2012
A reminder to our friends in Kentucky. The Remote Area Medical (RAM) mobile clinic will be visiting Southern Middle School in Somerset, Kentucky on September 17th and 18th, providing free medical, dental and vision care to the uninsured, underinsured, unemployed and anyone else who cannot pay for care, both adults and children.
During a recent . . . → Read More: Reminder: Remote Area Medical (RAM) Offers Free Medical, Dental, Vision Clinic in Kentucky on September 17th, 18th
Sadly, this isn’t a unique story, but it’s still tragic. An uninsured man started suffering from a toothache only two weeks ago and ended up dying over the weekend. He could not afford the medication offered to him in the emergency room:
A 24-year-old Cincinnati father died from a tooth infection this week because he . . . → Read More: Uninsured Man Dies From a Toothache, Couldn’t Afford the Meds
The Clifton Health Department is offering a free dental clinic to school aged children from 5 to 18 years old. Students who live in Clifton or Little Falls and receive free or reduced cost lunch or breakfast from the National School Lunch Program will qualify for this free dental clinic.
Services are provided by appointment . . . → Read More: Free Children’s Dental Clinic in North New Jersey
A head’s up to our friends in Chicago. The Remote Area Medical (RAM) mobile clinic will be visiting Malcom X College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago from August 19th to the 21st, providing free medical, dental and vision care to the uninsured, underinsured, unemployed and anyone else who cannot pay for care, both adults and children. The . . . → Read More: Remote Area Medical (RAM) Offers Free Medical, Dental, Vision Care in Chicago August 19th-21st
If you have been looking for free or low-cost dental care in the Los Angeles area, this is great news. The Venice Family Clinic is the largest free health clinic in the country, with eight sites in Venice, Santa Monica, Mar Vista, and Culver City, and it has opened its first dental clinic.
Venice Family Clinic . . . → Read More: Venice Family Clinic Opens New Free Dental Clinic
Thinking about braces for your kids? With the new flexible spending account limits coming in in 2013 ($2,500 per employee per year) and employee health benefits being pared back everywhere, now is a good time to start thinking about whether your kids will need braces, how much the braces will cost and when they will need to start. . . . → Read More: Thinking of Braces for Your Child? Braces.org Offers Coupon for Free Orthodontic Consultations in May