More Prisoners Die Of Old Age Behind Bars

(By Melissa Bailey for Kaiser Health News)

As the number of older prisoners soars, more inmates are dying in prison of diseases that afflict the elderly, new data from the Department of Justice show. Continue reading article here…

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