Philadelphia Inquirer: Yvette R. Long, 50, health-care advocate

Philadelphia Inquirer: Yvette R. Long, 50, health-care advocate

By Bonnie L. Cook

Yvette R. Long, 50, of Philadelphia, who pushed to obtain quality health-care services for Pennsylvania’s low-income residents, died Saturday, Aug. 22, of a pulmonary embolism while visiting her family in Delaware.

“Yvette was a strong and unwavering voice for the often voiceless millions of lower-income individuals that struggle to access health care,” said Leonardo Cuello, of the National Health Law Program (NHeLP). Read the full article here. »

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