NPR: With hospitals crowded from COVID, 1 in 5 American families delays health care

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A poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that 1 in 5 American households had to delay care for serious illnesses in the past few months. In Idaho’s hospitals, breast cancer surgeries and standard cancer screenings have been delayed. This has resulted in physicians seeing more advanced cancers than before, as earlier care has not been provided for many. Read the full article on NPR here.

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