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Number of Uninsured Americans Rose in First Six Months of 2009
HC Pro - Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media

Nearly 60 million people in the U.S., or about one in five, had no health coverage for at least part of an 18-month period between January 2008 and June 2009, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s an increase of about 4 million people from previous estimates released in August 2007.