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  •  Almost certainly true for him (8+ / 0-)
    But Anthony? He is 15.
    or any 15 year old.

    Which is my point, when 15 year old need heart transplants, it almost certainly is due to a congenital disorder or some such thing - and the only solution to this would be to increase the supply of organ donors.

    Or to create tissue engineered hearts, if the NIH were funded at dramatically higher levels than it were . . . .

    I suppose you could report comparisons of countries with single payer systems and if they do not have similar organ donor shortages, that would prove me wrong.  

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