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Would you rather get sick in the United States or Canada?

Two of the United States strongest voices on opposite sites of the divisive U.S. health care debate sat down with the Globe's Carly Weeks Monday, ahead of the Munk Debates on Health Care and answered reader questions on streaming video. Here is archived video of the sessions.

Munk Debate preview: Howard Dean

Munk Debate preview: Dr. William Frist

About the panelists:

Howard Dean

Governor Howard Dean, former DNC Chairman, presidential candidate, six term Governor and physician, currently works as an Independent consultant focusing on the areas of healthcare, early childhood development, alternative energy and the expansion of grassroots politics around the world.

Dean also serves as a CNBC contributor and is the founder of Democracy for America.

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Dr. William Frist

Doctor and Senator William Frist is both a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon, and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader. Currently Professor of Business and Medicine at Vanderbilt University, he is uniquely qualified to discuss the challenges and solutions in health care policy. Senator Frist is consistently recognized among the most influential leaders in American healthcare and is one of only two individuals to rank in the top ten of each of the five inaugural Modern Healthcare magazine's annual surveys of the most powerful people in healthcare in the United States.

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