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Representative Dan Newhouse participates in health roundtable discussion

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YAKIMA, Wash. -

YAKIMA, WA - Representative Dan Newhouse was in Toppenish today, where he participated in a roundtable with the Pacific Northwest University of 
Health Sciences and Yakima Farm Workers Clinic. 


The group discussed many concerns they've been hearing from patients.


Including the use of programs like W-I-C, who some fear it could end up hurting them in the future.


They even discussed programs on mental health.


All in hopes to figure out how to help everyone. 


"How we are meeting some of the needs that we have in Central Washington medical needs for not only farm workers but for people all over the area," said Dan Newhouse. 


The group also discussed the current success of the medical school in Yakima. 


Explaining they are seeing and increase in students who are choosing to stay in the area after they are done studying. 
 

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