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Harvard Medical Study Links Lack of Insurance to 45,000 U.S. Deaths a Year

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The Harvard study found that people without health insurance had a 40 percent higher risk of death than those with private health insurance — as a result of being unable to obtain necessary medical care. The risk appears to have increased since 1993, when a similar study found the risk of death was 25 percent greater for the uninsured.

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