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Study finds lack of insurance can be lethal

By Elizabeth Cooney
Globe Staff / September 18, 2009

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As medical care has improved for people with health insurance, the consequences of being uninsured have worsened, according to a new study that says the lack of coverage translates into nearly 45,000 deaths each year among working-age Americans. (Full article: 516 words)

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