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Lack of Health Insurance Linked to Earlier Death

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A new study shows that people without health insurance have a 40 percent higher risk of premature death compared to those who are insured. WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer reports on the study, conducted by researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance.

This program aired on September 19, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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