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Bartering for Care: ‘House calls’ a trade-off

Patients routinely call John House’s clinic to set up appointments for Thursdays, asking how much medical care a chicken, a few jars of honey or some homemade pies can buy.

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  • Headline: Bartering for Care: ‘House calls’ a trade-off
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 02/28/2011
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