One of the major problems that are afflicting our nation and that has drawn the attention of every person involved in the adminstration of governmental agencies is the problem of an aging and increasingly ill populace who cannot afford to take advantage of our wonderful modern health care system. They, rightly, point with pride to the great advances in medicine and the diseases that can be prevented with innoculations or cured by treatment and should make us the healthiest nation in the history of the world. However, quite the reverse is true as the costs of health care rise and its affordability for the poor and middle-class falls.
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