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Housing Is an Essential Part of Health Care—“Treat ‘Em and House ‘Em”

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Published: March 2, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.0635

Open Access: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the CC-BY License. © 2021 Barocas JA et al. JAMA Network Open.

Corresponding Author: Joshua A. Barocas, MD, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston University Medical Campus, 801 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02131 (joshua.barocas@bmc.org).

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.

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