New Orleans Clinics, Hospitals Still Struggling

Cars lined up before sunrise in East New Orleans outside the Operation Blessing health clinic.

Cars lined up before sunrise in East New Orleans outside the Operation Blessing health clinic. Rob Ballenger, NPR hide caption

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Hurricane Katrina ravaged much of the health care system in New Orleans, and many hospitals and clinics are still having difficulty as they re-open in their communities.

Residents in the most devastated areas of the New Orleans metro area often are forced to go to extremes to get medical attention.

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