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|'An authoritative report issued by the Institute of Medicine this week found that, on average, Americans experience higher rates of disease and injury and die sooner than people in other high-income countries. That is true at all ages between birth and 75 and for even well-off Americans' The insurance industry is healthy, although this country ranks dead last int he world's developed countries, even though we are first in costliness Insurance companies, banks, wall street brokers, corporations, and weapons-makers thrive in America...only the people do not.|
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