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Monday, August 3

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No, not Sasha or Malia. The Urban Health Initiative, a U of C Medical Center project that redirects low-income patients to community hospitals on the South Side, was partially created by the first lady when she was the hospital's vice president. Five years later, the press is re-examining the effort. The Kaiser Family Foundation rounds up the reviews here.

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