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In the wrong direction? Rise of the uninsured

In the U.S. the proportion of the population who are uninsured is growing. At the end of 2016 the rate was 10.9 percent; by the end of 2017 this was up to 12.2 percent. New research reveals the state-by-state patterns.

Survey of uninsured health rates in U.S.: Provider opportunities?

U.S. society is polarized on many issues in relation to income and opportunity. One area that exemplifies this is healthcare insurance rates. A new survey provides data relating to cities and states, demonstrating the disparity of cover.

Op-Ed: You are Uninsured — Thanks to Obamacare, Americans Will Die

You thought Obamacare meant you could get treated by doctors? Boy, they really had you fooled - unless you are one of the lucky ones who can get insurance before death.

More Americans insured in 2011

Washington - Some 3.6 million more Americans had health insurance in 2011 than in the previous year, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau.

One in seven American drivers are uninsured

The odds of having an accident involving an uninsured driver continue to rise as new data released by the Insurance Research Council (IRC) found that approximately one in seven motorists on the nation's highways are driving without insurance.

Tooth infection kills uninsured nephew of Bootsy Collins

A single unemployed father who died from a tooth infection developed a brain infection because he couldn't afford to purchase antibiotic for treatment. The young man, who was Bootsy Collins' nephew, left behind a 6 yr old daughter.

Nuns see upsurge in free health clinic visits

An order of Catholic nuns in Minnesota that operate free health clinics in the state's two largest cities have a bird's eye view of the growing health care crisis in America.

Op-Ed: Millions of uninsured Americans suffering from chronic untreated medical conditions

The ongoing atrocity of American health insurance continues. A 2004 study, just released, indicates that 11.4 million Americans are afflicted. Nothing like timely information. Health insurance is now doing more damage to the US than World War Two.

Survey: Almost 44 million in U.S. are uninsured

A survey of 100,000 Americans conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed one in six Americans have no health insurance. Most of them are children and workers.

Health Care Back In National Spotlight

Now that over 46 million Americans, have no health insurance of any kind, at last health care, or the lack of it, is destined to become a political issue for the 2008 campaign.

Injured Uninsured Tornado Victim Can’t Get Medical Help

Central Florida tornado victim can't get medical help to rebuild her face.
 

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Carlos Velazquez  31  fell off his skateboard and broke his left arm in 2012. Undocumented and unins...
Carlos Velazquez, 31, fell off his skateboard and broke his left arm in 2012. Undocumented and uninsured, Velasquez decided not to go to the emergency room until it was too late. His arm is now permanently crooked

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