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The high cost of health in Chicago

[ChicagoBusiness, Sept. 28, 2009] During a medical consultation with an 81-year-old lung cancer patient last spring, Deon Cox-Hayley came face-to-face with Chicago’s medical-spending problem. The man had been to more than 50 appointments at the University of Chicago Medical Center for chemotherapy, radiology scans and blood-thinner injections since his December diagnosis — treatment that continued […]