Millions of Americans live nowhere near a hospital, jeopardizing their lives

From CNN:

The recent debates over the Affordable Health Care Act raised concerns that millions of Americans could lose access to health care. But already, there are many Americans who live in areas where critical-care services are lacking.

A recent study estimates that nearly 30 million Americans don’t live within an hour of trauma care. And a CNN analysis found that residents living in 16% of the mainland United States are 30 miles or more away from the nearest hospital.

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