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Pediatric nurse practitioner Barb Moravec with young male patient at the Pediatrics Clinic at Harborview. Medical Center Credit: Clare McLean
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Dr. Kimberly Allison, breast pathology, examines a tissue sample in her office. Credit: Clare McLean
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