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Many Americans, even those with insurance, could have their savings wiped out by just one serious illness. The average out-of-pocket cost of medical care for a critical illness in the United States is $7,575, and a heart attack alone costs a total of $14,234, according to a Sun Life Financial analysis of insurance claims. Luckily, there are steps people can take to improve their health and defend themselves against financial calamity.
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