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Alabama Inmates Sue for Better Health Care

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Alabama Inmates Sue for Better Health Care

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Alabama Inmates Sue for Better Health Care

Alabama Inmates Sue for Better Health Care

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Sick inmates are suing the state of Alabama over the quality of health care in state prisons. Diabetics, cancer patients and other prisoners with chronic diseases say they are routinely denied treatment, putting their lives in danger. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.

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