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Two studies note rising cost of health care
By Bobby Caina Calvan, Sacramento Bee

 A pair of studies released Tuesday underscore the tough times Americans are facing when it comes to health care, with insurance premiums continuing to rise briskly while policymakers consider an overhaul of the country’s health care system. The cost of providing health insurance to a typical California family has more than doubled since 2000, according to a study released Tuesday by Families USA.