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Physicians Embracing Role In Combating Human Trafficking

Victims of trafficking often have to visit clinics or the ER, where doctors can look for signs of abuse.

Sacramento Bee: Sex-Trafficking Victims Find Specialized Care At Mercy Clinic 
[Ronald] Chambers, like a growing number of health care providers across the country, has waded into the disturbing world of human trafficking to learn how to better recognize and treat its victims. Although the illicit trade has become a media buzzword in recent years and a cause célèbre for public health campaigns, medical professionals have, until recently, remained largely in the dark about their role in helping fight the crime. (Caiola, 2/17)

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