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California effort pitches health care to students
Lompoc Record

The image projected before the classroom at California State University, Los Angeles showed a pair of gleeful sky divers plunging through the air.

“You’re young and you’re healthy…. Why do you need health insurance?” a caption asked.

The answer to that question _ posed in a presentation by a state-funded medical insurance educator working on California campuses _ is vital to efforts to overhaul the nation’s health care system, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday.