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FeatureNew Book Shows Disproportionate Financial Burden of Health Care Spending on Households, Private Businesses, State & Local Governments
Health care spending has increased dramatically in the past 50 years and now accounts for nearly one out of every five d... Read more »
- November 6, 2013
Funding cuts to hit smoking cessation programs
– The Observer-Dispatch