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Americans likelier to cut back on care: study
Modern Healthcare

Americans are more inclined to shun medical care during an economic downturn than those living in countries with government-backed health systems, according to a study. Researchers from Dartmouth College, Princeton and Harvard universities found that Americans reduced their use of routine care because of a loss of money or job by 26.5%—much more than their counterparts living in Canada, Great Britain, France and Germany.