Thursday, February 03, 2005

Half of Bankruptcy Due to Medical Bills

I hear a lot of complaining about the Dear Old NHS (that the Tories tried to kill in the 80's) but after reading this I'm glad we've got it there.
"Our study is frightening. Unless you're Bill Gates you're just one serious illness away from bankruptcy," said Dr. David Himmelstein, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School who led the study.

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