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In December, doctors at a VA hospital in Oregon decided to admit an 81-year-old patient. He was dehydrated, malnourished, plagued by skin ulcers and broken ribs – in the medical professionals’ opinion, he was unable to care for himself at home. Administrators, however, overruled them.

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