doctor in white coat seeing woman and child Although the study focused on children, brokers and employers may want to consider how similar partnerships may be able to improve health outcomes in the workplace. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Legal services sometimes can be as important as medical care for improving the health of children living in poverty.

Legal advocates working with health care teams through medical-legal partnerships help provide legal services to vulnerable families, according to a new report in Health Affairs. For example, advocates could compel a landlord to remove mold, pests and other allergy triggers from the home.

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