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San Francisco paramedic says homeless people burden hospitals

San Francisco Chronicle, December 18, 2007
A San Franciso paramedic is complaining about "frequent fliers" in the city. The term is used by public health officials all over the country for someone who routinely uses ambulance and ER services. Critics say these "frequent fliers" stress the system, healthcare providers and the financial well-being of municipalities.