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Fraser Institute: Is There a Link Between Mortality Rates and Canada's Lengthy Wait Times for Health Care? New Study Coming Tuesday, May 20

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/19/14 -- On Tuesday, May 20, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the relationship between Canada's growing wait times for health care and mortality rates.

The study, The Effect of Wait Times on Mortality in Canada, spotlights mortality rates associated with medical treatments and procedures, and the extent that wait times play a role in those deaths.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, May 20 at 6:30 a.m. (EST).

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