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Pitching Health Care In Baltimore's Red Light District

Nathan Fields, a health outreach worker, has a knack for building trust with some of the people who distrust public officials the most.

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Health worker Nathan Fields (left), Rep. Donna Edwards and Dr. Leana Wen show people how to use naloxone on a street corner in Sandtown, a Baltimore neighborhood where drug activity is common. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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