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NY Times: Hospitalized Children Without Insurance Are More Likely to Die, a Study Finds

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"If you take two kids from the same demographic background -- the same race, same gender, same neighborhood income level and same number of co-morbidities or other illnesses -- the kid without insurance is 60 percent more likely to die in the hospital than the kid in the bed right next to him or her who is insured."
Of course, those children's parents probably wouldn't have voted for Republicans anyway...
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