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Medical needs of 6.2 million U.S. kids go unmet

HealthDay/Washington Post, February 2, 2009

Children who do not have health insurance and no regular source of healthcare are the most likely to have unmet medical needs, according to researchers at the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. Researchers noted that the number of children with unmet medical needs increased from 4.5 million in 1998 to 6.2 million in 2006.