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Photo: Technology was an unstoppable force, driving the cost of  health care even higher

Technology was an unstoppable force, driving the cost of health care even higher. It was particularly essential in areas such as the care of vulnerable newborn babies. This image dates from the 1960s.
Courtesy of the Kingston General Hospital Archive, Kingston, Ontario, EQ 13-1. Used with permission.




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