US workers without paid sick leave more likely to forego preventive health care

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170301091507.htm

More than 20 million Americans have gained health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and do not have to pay for 15 preventive screenings recommended by the US Preventive Services Task Force. Yet, despite this advantage, many are not utilizing these lifesaving screenings and are contributing to this nation’s soaring health care costs, which reached a whopping $3 trillion in 2014.

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