Our health care system isn't working for Missouri's families. Since George W. Bush took office, premiums have increased by 76 percent, outstripping the rise in wages by more than four times, according to a report in the Joplin Globe. For many Missouri families, health insurance is increasingly unaffordable, leaving them in the precarious position of having to make the impossible choice between food and health care. More and more low-income earners are simply being left behind as the number of uninsured in Missouri rises to 730,000.
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