Friday, January 11, 2013

US Health Worse Than Nearly All Other Industrialised Countries


Of 17 high-income countries looked at by a committee of experts sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, the United States is at or near the bottom in at least nine indicators.
These include infant mortality, heart and lung disease, sexually transmitted infections, and adolescent pregnancies, as well as more systemic issues such as injuries, homicides, and rates of disability.

US Health Worse Than Nearly All Other Industrialised Countries