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Sick of it

Healthcare, as the people of Hull will tell you, is not just about diagnoses, pills, and surgeries. It's about forms. And public transit. And gasoline. And long waits. And phone calls. And gentle hands and warm hearts. As Charles P. Pierce learns in Part 2 of his series on campaign issues, this South Shore town with high cancer rates among both men and women is a study in how the insured feel just as anxious today as the uninsured.

By Charles P. Pierce
August 17, 2008

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Healthcare, as the people of Hull will tell you, is not just about diagnoses, pills, and surgeries. It's about forms. And public transit. And gasoline. And long waits. And phone calls. And gentle hands and warm hearts. (Full article: 3860 words)

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