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American Public Health Association Calls for Swift Response to Rising Number of Uninsured Americans

Washington, D.C., April 27, 2005 - As a national supporter of Cover the Uninsured Week, the American Public Health Association (APHA) today expressed alarm that 45 million Americans -- 15.6 percent of the total U.S. population -- lack insurance coverage of any kind for an entire year. Eight out of 10 uninsured Americans either work or are in working families, according to federal data.

Full Article: http://www.apha.org/news/press/2005/uninsured.htm

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