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In 2017, health care spending in the United States grew to $3.5 trillion, or nearly 18 percent of the country’s gross domestic product. But not all of this spending actually helps make us healthier. In fact, it is estimated that one-third or more of the country’s health care spending — or more than $1.1 trillion — does not lead to better health outcomes. Two researchers from the College of Health Solutions are now suggesting that even this eye-catching number likely underestimates the extent of the problem.

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