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By Mike Sherry for Flatland, July 30, 2015

Advocates of government-sponsored health care gathered earlier this month at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri, to mark the anniversary of legislation that’s both a...

By Dan Margolies for KCUR, July 27, 2015

When it comes to health outcomes in the 11-county Kansas City metropolitan area, there’s good news and there’s bad news.

That’s the...

By Dan Margolies for KCUR, July 22, 2015

It’s a sweltering Monday afternoon, and in the emergency room of Truman Medical Centers near downtown Kansas City, a patient complains of...

By Mike Shields, July 10, 2015

In 1840, Sweden was home to the world’s longest-living people. There, average life expectancy for women was 45 years.

That span is now...

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  • The New York Times, July 16, 2015


  • KHI News Service, Aug. 7, 2015
  • KBIA Mid-Missouri, Aug. 11, 2015
  • The Kansas City Star, Aug. 12, 2015

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