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Resource ID: #19563
Subject: Prisons
Source: Westword (Denver)
Date: Dec. 19



Prendergast reports on flaws of the medical care system in prisons. The investigation finds that "on the average, prisoners die at a much younger age than the general population;" hepatitis C is the primary cause of death in Colorado prisons; and there is a growing number of lawsuits over "substandard care and outright neglect."

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