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    Hyphenated-Adjective appropriate


    Is there anything wrong in using healthcare-related as an adjective here:

    These healthcare-related deaths were NOT deaths caused by incurable life-threatening illnesses, but illnesses that could have been treated if the patient were wealthy enough.

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    Re: Hyphenated-Adjective appropriate

    It's okay.
    I'd put a comma after "incurable."

    "Were" might be better as "had been."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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