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Luis Perez wanted to tell his doctor about his heart problem. His medication was making him feel worse, not better. Unfortunately, the doctor spoke just a little Spanish.

And Perez, who arrived in New Haven last year from Puerto Rico, knows just a little English, though, by necessity, he’s learning more.

“The doctor just told me to go see my cardiologist the next day,” Perez reported after his appointment the other day at New Haven’s Hill Health Center.

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