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5:16pm

Wed September 11, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Licensed California midwives push for more responsibility

Lauren M. Whaley/CHCF Center for Health Reporting

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2:10pm

Thu March 8, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Medical clowns offer hospital patients a dose of humor

http://www.medicalclownproject.org/what-we-do/pressmedia

Clowns remind us not to take ourselves too seriously. But it takes a professionally trained clown to lighten the mood in a hospital while being therapeutic. In a quiet hospital wing, some unlikely sounds float down the hallway: an accordion, a ukelele, and laughter. Luz Gaxiola and Molly Shannon make their daily rounds at the California Pacific Medical Center. They’re part of the Alameda based Medical Clown Project.

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