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  • "The whole ethos is to spend less on health care costs, while cures and medical outcomes are much less important to the political culture," Mr. Pinkerton told the Washington Times. "The grim joke of every actuary is that if people die earlier, you sure save a lot of money."

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  • He noted a 55 percent drop in Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approvals of new medical devices from 2001 to 2010 and a 63 percent drop in new medicine approval over a longer period starting in 1996.

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