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Prescription for healthcare REITs: Short-term pain

Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal (subscription required), December 12, 2008
While healthcare real estate stocks are taking a beating, industry watchers say the long-term prognosis is sound, saved by a large aging population expected to nearly double by 2030. That's buffered the sector as the overall economy struggles through a real-estate sparked recession: So far this year, healthcare REITs have slumped nearly 22%.