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Visits to emergency rooms are up more than 25 percent in just the last decade, according to a new report by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More people using the emergency room means longer wait time - up to nearly an hour, and with more people getting their primary care in ERs, it means hospitals are having trouble dealing with real emergencies.
Some point to a lack of primary care physicians - and even a shrinking number of hospital emergency departments.
Today Where We Live, a look inside these numbers and what they mean for the health care industry.
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