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Wed Jun 19, 2019, 08:31 PM

Guam's population 'getting very sick'

The population of Guam "is quite sick" and getting sicker, according to Frank Campillo, the plan administrator at Calvo's SelectCare.

The diseases brought on by an aging population and the growth of sedentary lifestyles spent in front of computer screens are driving up the cost of health care, said Campillo.

That's forcing employers to adopt health plans with higher deductibles and higher premiums to help defray company costs.

Campillo spoke about health care cost trends in remarks to the Rotary Club of Guam on Thursday at the Outrigger Guam Beach Resort in Tumon.

Read more: https://www.postguam.com/news/local/guam-s-population-getting-very-sick/article_8f0d180e-8dab-11e9-899f-272088e38a84.html

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KT2000 Jun 2019 #1

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Wed Jun 19, 2019, 10:22 PM

1. radiation from nuclear testing

is a more likely explanation. What a great idea for this problem - price the sick out of getting healthcare.

https://www.guampdn.com/story/news/local/2019/03/29/guam-radiation-survivors-included-senate-bill/3308087002/

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