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

As the White House and Congress continue debating how best to provide coverage to tens of millions of Americans currently without health insurance, a new study (PDF) is meant to offer a stark reminder of why lawmakers should continue to try. Researchers from Harvard Medical School say the lack of coverage can be tied to about 45,000 deaths a year in the United States — a toll that is greater than the number of people who die each year from kidney disease.

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

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