July 25, 2013

CUPIDITY & PSYCHE:

We May Be More Afraid of Paying for Cancer Than Having It (Michael Todd, 7/25/13, Pacific Standard)

A new white paper commissioned by insurance company Sun Life Financial argues that fear of medical care's cost can outweigh concern about the malady itself--up to and including death. In a survey of more than 4,000 full-time workers in the U.S. last August, the company reports, "Many workers feared the financial impact of a critical illness even more than dying from one."

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