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Resource ID: #10881
Subject: Health Care
Source: Chicago Reporter
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Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar's health reform package targets full-time workers who already have insurance, but offers no relief for nearly 400,000 workers without health insurance, the first story found. In the second story, the Reporter looked at teh shortage of doctors in some areas of the city, and how the city and state were unprepared to take full advantage of a federal program that could alleviate the problem. In the thrid story, the Reporter looked at how the funding of medical education discourages medical students from going into primary care.

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