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Lives Grow Longer, and Health Care’s Challenges Change
New York Times

If you’re living with multiple ailments, you’re not alone.

According to an analysis published last month in the British medical journal The Lancet, 2.3 billion people, almost one-third of humanity, suffered from five or more health problems in 2013. More than 80 percent of those people were younger than 65 years old. And between 1990 and 2013, the number of people in developed countries who suffered from 10 or more ailments increased by 52 percent.

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