BROOKSVILLE, FL - It was about to rain Monday afternoon, and Dr. Husam Abu Zarad had an exam table to move.
With some help from deliverer Don Lambert, the 45-year-old internist unloaded the table from the back of Lambert's pickup as the clouds darkened overhead. Wheeling it on a dolly, they maneuvered the large brown rectangle down a long, narrow hall and into one of the examination rooms at the soon-to-open Crescent Community Clinic of Hernando County.
On the way in, they passed a stack of gray waiting-room chairs and diagrams of the human body - detailed sketches of the nervous system and the brain - yet to be hung on the freshly painted peach-colored walls. Read More