Free clinics fill medical void

By his analysis, Edward Boyer should be dead.  Boyer, who lost his health insurance with his factory job last May, is an insulin-dependent diabetic who says he can't afford his medicine. He has a new job, working part-time in the kitchen of a chain-store restaurant, but can't afford insurance, he says.

A month ago, things looked grim. He had enough insulin to last a few days and didn't have $200 for a refill.  That's when a friend, also diabetic, told him about Community Volunteers in Medicine, a clinic in this suburb 36 miles west of Philadelphia...

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