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November 8, 2009 3:13 PM

$29,000 for 5 minutes in the ER raises health care questions

For five desperate minutes, emergency room doctors at UC Davis Medical Center frantically tried to revive Scott Hawkins. In those five minutes, the 23-year-old student was hooked up to life support monitors, air pumped into his weakened lungs as he bled on a gurney.

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