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The shutdown is already the longest on record, and health groups warn of possible long-term consequences to health and well-being if it is not terminated. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It’s not just the TSA, DHS, federal and contract workers and civilians dependent on the services provided by these organizations who are looking for a speedy end to the government shutdown. Now hospitals, health care groups and drugmakers are all piling on.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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