Category Archives: uninsured

The Ills of Poverty

Living in poverty is hard – perhaps that’s why there are so many words related to hard that can be applied to a life of poverty – hard time, hardship, hardscrabble, hard luck, hard pressed, hard row to hoe, hard-hearted…it’s … Continue reading

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No Job, No Insurance, No Health Care…Death

This story made headlines recently.  An unemployed24-year old man without health insurance died after a tooth infection spread to his brain because he couldn’t afford treatment. His death could have been prevented if he’d gone to a dentist and had the … Continue reading

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