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Spending cuts Americans will feel the most

POSTED: 10:18 AM PST Feb 21, 2013    UPDATED: 11:46 AM PST Mar 01, 2013 

With no deal in place in Congress, $85 billion in sweeping federal spending cuts will take effect today, targeting everything from defense to education. Here's where Americans will really feel the impact of the cuts.

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Public Health. While Medicare and Medicaid will be protected, primary and preventive care, like flu vaccinations, could be closed off to hundreds of thousands of Americans. Cuts to mental health funding will leave over 350,000 Americans untreated.

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