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Ups and downs of universal health care
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Lawsuits challenging the Affordable Care Act are now in the Supreme Court. The statute being challenged does not establish universal health care but is intended as a major step in that direction.

In our country an estimated 44,800 excess deaths occur annually due to lack of health insurance, according to a 2009 Harvard study. This means that a major cause of mortality in our country is simple lack of health insurance.