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Quotes I like: "Prediction is very difficult, especially concerning the future." "There are some things so serious that you have to laugh at them. __ Niels Bohr Given his contribution to the establishment of quantum mechanics, I guess it's not surprising he had such a quirky of sense of humor. ......................."Deliberate misinterpretation and misrepresentation of another's position is a basic technique of (dis)information processing" __ I said that

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Dying for Coverage: the Deadly Consequences of Being Uninsured



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<> Between 2005 and 2010, the number of people who died prematurely each year due
to a lack of health coverage rose from 20,350 to 26,100 (Table 1).

<> Between 2005 and 2010, the total number of people who died prematurely due to a
lack of health coverage was 134,120 (Table 2).

<> Each and every state sees residents die prematurely due to a lack of health insurance.
In 2010, the number of premature deaths due to a lack of health coverage ranged
from 28 in Vermont to 3,164 in California (Table 3).

<> The five states with the most premature deaths due to uninsurance in 2010 were
California (3,164 deaths), Texas (2,955 deaths), Florida (2,272 deaths), New York (1,247
deaths), and Georgia (1,161 deaths) (Table 3).
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