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Survey: Healthcare costs hitting young adults hardest

Baltimore Business Journal, October 10, 2008

The sting in paying for healthcare costs amid the ailing economy is most acute among young adults, according to a new survey from Medco Health Solutions Inc. Nearly 70% of adults aged 25-34 claim the economic downturn of the last 12 months has made it somewhat or significantly more difficult to pay for healthcare expenses, the survey by New Jersey-based Medco reported.