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Using the Affordable Care Act to close the health gap

Young people may be less likely to suffer from severe health problems, but Tamika Butler wants them — and the lawmakers who draft policies affecting them — to remember they are not immune to illness and disease. Butler is just one of many advocates worried about how youth of all incomes levels and ethnicities are going to fare once the Affordable Care Act is implemented. She directs the California branch of the Young Invincibles, an organization dedicated to informing and advancing healthcare options for young adults aged 18 to 34.