There are a half-dozen or so medical clinics in Danbury, including ones operated by AmeriCares, Danbury Hospital and the Jericho Partnership.

According to the officials who run these clinics, it's not just poor people using them. Quite often, the patients are middle-class folks -- and their kids -- who are uninsured or underinsured.

What role has the economy played in the growing number of clinic patients in Danbury, and will health care reform really change anything?

To learn the answers to these questions and more, be sure to read our coverage Sunday, July 31, exclusively in the print edition of The News-Times.